Red mud is a by-product from the production of aluminum. Calcined red mud when used in combination with portland cement contributes to the formation of hydrated alumina-silicates and hydrogarnets. Very good compressive strength is obtained when cement is blended with 30 per cent of calcined red mud. red mud for use a as pozzolanic additive in cementitious materials.
Application and Uses
Commonly used in mortars and concretes for non-structural applications, partially replacing the cement in the mixture.