Joseph Davidovits

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Mois : novembre 2015

100,000 tonnes Geopolymer Concrete: world premiere

Toowoomba, Brisbane West Wellcamp airport, Australia #Wellcamp747

Australia, October 2015.Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport (BWWA), Toowoomba, Queensland, is Australia’s first greenfield public airport to be built in 48 years. BWWA became fully operational with commercial flights operated by Qantas Link in November 2014.

30 years after my invention of Geopolymer cement in USA, at Lone Star Industries (Pyrament cement), this project marks a very significant milestone in engineering – the world’s largest geopolymer concrete project, so far. BWWA was built with approximately 40,000 m3 (100,000 tonnes) of geopolymer concrete making it the largest application of this new class of concrete in the world. The geopolymer concrete developed by the company Wagners, known as Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC), was found to be well suited for this construction method due to its high flexural tensile strength, low shrinkage and workability characteristics. Heavy duty geopolymer concrete, 435 mm thick, used for the turning node, apron and taxiway aircraft pavements, welcomes a heavy 747 cargo for regular air traffic between Toowoomba-Wellcamp BWWA airport and Hong Kong..(See the video on my visit to the Toowoomba-Wellcamp-Airport).

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100.000 tonnes de Géopolymère: première mondiale

Toowoomba, Brisbane West Wellcamp airport, Australia #Wellcamp747

Australie, octobre 2015. Le Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport (BWWA), Toowoomba, Queensland, est le premier aéroport australien réalisé depuis plus de 48 ans. Depuis novembre 2014, le BWWA reçoit les vols commerciaux de Qantas Link.

Visite du Prof. Joseph Davidovits à Toowoomba-Wellcamp-Airport.

Le 3 octobre, 2015, Joseph and Ralph Davidovits s’envolèrent du Sydney Airport pour rejoindre le Toowoomba-Wellcamp-Airport BWWA, non loin de Brisbane, et rendre visite à la société Wagners.

30 ans après mon invention du ciment géopolymère en 1984 aux USA, chez la société Lone Star Industries (le ciment Pyrament), ce projet représente une étape significative en génie civil car c’est le plus grand chantier réalisé en ciment géopolymère et béton géopolymère, à ce jour.

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