Utilization of red mud for making bricks

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dc.contributor.author Suchita, Rai
dc.contributor.author Wasewar, K. L.
dc.contributor.author Chaddha, M. J.
dc.contributor.author Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-17T12:08:55Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-17T12:08:55Z
dc.date.issued 2013-03
dc.identifier.citation Suchita, Rai; K. L., Wasewar; M. J., Chaddha and Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti, “Utilization of red mud for making bricks”, Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 12–14, Jan -Mar. 2013. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2319-9873
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/871
dc.identifier.uri http://www.i-scholar.in/index.php/Rjet/article/view/42995
dc.description.abstract ‘Red mud’ or ‘bauxite residue’ is a highly alkaline waste generated from alumina refinery with a pH of 10.5–12.5. Red mud poses serious environmental problems such as alkali seepage in ground water and alkaline dust generation. Most of the environmental hazards related to disposal of red mud can be reduced by its safe treatment and efficient utilization. Sintering of red mud along with a silicate material at a very high temperature fixes nearly all the leachable soda and the mixture can be utilized as a building material. Fired and non-fired bricks can be developed by mixing red mud with fly ash and other materials. In this way, red mud can be utilized in bulk in building and construction industry. Review of utilization of red mud in manufacture of fired and non-fired bricks is presented in the paper. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Jyoti Mukhopadhyay et al.,
dc.format.extent Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 12–14
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Shastri Education Trust en_US
dc.subject Bauxite residue en_US
dc.subject Bricks en_US
dc.subject Red mud en_US
dc.subject Utilization en_US
dc.title Utilization of red mud for making bricks en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Research Journal of Engineering and Technology


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