The Geopolymer Camp 2011, was held on July 5th and 6th at the IUT, University of Picardie, in Saint-Quentin, France. You will find below two Keynote conferences, the list of 19 communications and some photos taken during this event.
Keynote Conferences in video
State of the Geopolymer 2011
It is a review on what happened in 2010 and the first semester of 2011 on geopolymer science and applications. In his keynote, Prof. J. Davidovits developed following topics:
1) Geopolymer science
- Geopolymer Conferences
- Exponential increase of laboratories and scientific publications
- Book “Geopolymer Chemistry & Applications” 3rd edition
- 15 research topics on geopolymer science and technologies
- Sol-gel processes and metakaolin synthesis
2) Geopolymer technologies
- BASF introduces geopolymer product for general public
- Czech scientists develop geopolymer catalyst for automobile
- F1 racing cars and geopolymer high-tech composite
- High-temperature structural geopolymer fiber composite
- Several patents for industrial applications: Inomat,Dow, etc..
- Applications for medical / pharmaceutical uses.
3) Geopolymer Cements / Concretes
- Terminology, infringement, legal points in the Internet
- Long-term durability of geopolymer cement PYRAMENT
- Lafarge CO2 reduction by 25% compared to geopolymer cements: 65 to 90 % CO2 reduction
- New standards: ASTM symposium 2012
- Special GP-cement applications: passive cooling in cities,
- Energy reduction in ceramic manufacture
- LTGS bricks and clay-geopolymer (illite based!)
4/ Geopolymer and archaeology
- Japonese Fuji-TV-show on building the pyramid with agglomerated geopolymer stone, with Prof. Ikeda
- Two small tunnels (shaft) from Cheops pyramid are prefabricated geopolymer limestone concrete
Dechang JIA, High-temperature geopolymer carbon fiber reinforced composites
Prof. Dechang JIA, Harbin, China, from the Institute for Advanced Ceramic, Harbin Institute of Technology, presented his conference “High-temperature geopolymer carbon fiber reinforced composites and their derived CMC” during the Geopolymer Camp 2011, July 2011 in Saint-Quentin, France.
Session 1: Book: Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications. – Geopolymer molecular chemistry, scientific investigations, medicinal applications
- Joseph Davidovits Geopolymer Institute Presentation of the 3rd edition: Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications.
- Carsten Künzel, Chris Cheeseman, Luc Vandeperre and Aldo Boccaccini, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, Department of Materials, Imperial College, Department of Materials, University Nürnberg-Erlangen: An assessment of drying shrinkage in metakaolin-based geopolymers.
- Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri Abdullah, Prof Dr Kamarudin Hussin, Prof Dr Mohammed Bnhussain, Assoc Prof Che Mohd Ruzaidi Ghazali, UniversiC Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia, King Abdul Aziz City Science & Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Geopolymer at UniMAP.
- Dimitrios Panias, I. Gianopoulou, I. Douni, K. Sakkas, G.M. Tsaousi, National Technical University of Athens, School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, Laboratory of Metallurgy: Research Group on Geopolymerization Engineering.
- Erik G. Søgaard, Camilla G. Sønderby, Morten E. Simonsen, Aalborg University, Denmark: Synthesis and Charaterization of Silicate Polymers.
- Tomáš Hanzlíček and Ivana Perná, Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: Occurrence of fibers in partially formed Ca-K geopolymers.
Session 2: AlPO4 geopolymers; raw materials,
- Christine Pelegris, Claudia COGNE, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes, I.U.T, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Saint-Quentin: AlPO4 Geopolymer Synthesis routes, Potential applications.
- Ivana Perná and Tomáš Hanzlíček, Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: Utilization of bio-mass ashes.
- Gilles Franceschini, ArcelorMittal Company, France: ArcelorMittal by-products management (blast-furnace slag + others).
Session 3: industrial applications (foamed panels, ceramics, high temperature, binders, composites, toxic and radioactive waste containment)
- Ivana Perná and Tomáš Hanzlíček, Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: Utilization of bio-mass ashes as sliding material.
- Dechang Jia, Peigang He, Institute for Advanced Ceramics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P.R. China: Thermal evolution and crystallization behavior of K/Cs activated aluminosilicate geopolymer.
- G. Korç, F. Kara, A.Kara, M. Vicent, K.G. Süzük, T. Seiffarth, Anadolu Universitesi, Eskişehir, Turkey: Eco Friendly Ceramic Tile Development by geopolymerization.
- P. Boura and Z. Ertl, Czech Development Agency (ČRA), Prague, Czech Republic: Geopolymers in semi-industrial and industrial production.
Session 4: building applications, LTGS, bricks, cements, concretes, CO2 mitigation, Global Warming.
- Joseph Davidovits Geopolymer Institute, Geopolymer Cement: a review.
- Andrew McIntosh, banah UK, Northern Ireland, UK: Development of a geopolymer cement for use in construction.
- Muhd Fadhil Nuruddin, Civil Engineering Department Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia: Self Compacting Geopolymer Concrete:Issues and Options.
- Nguyen Anh Duong Department of Glass and Ceramics, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic : Influence of water on geopolymer mortars on the basis of Czech fly ashs.
- ￼Parames Kamhangrittirong, Center of Building Innovation and Technology, Building Technology Division, Faculty of Architecture, Kasetsart University, Thailand: ￼Construction material development using fly ash based geopolymer.
- Christo M. Costerus, MPI Materialprüfinstitut Hellberg GmbH, Adendorf, Germany: Rheological improvement and water reduction with the MPI – Concrete mixing system..