Leachate Articles

  • Techniques for Estimating the Longevity of Lime-Treated Expansive Clays

    Two techniques are presented that investigate the possibility of estimating the longevity of lime-treated expansive clays subjected to leaching. The techniques are based on analyzing calcium concentrations and pH changes within accelerated leached laboratory specimens and their leachates during the leaching process. The accelerated leach times required to produce specific calcium concentrations ...


    By ASTM International

  • Leach Tests on Lime-Treated Clays

    This paper describes the design, use, and results of a multiple leach-cell operation to test the changes in permeability and calcium removal of a lime-treated expansive clay under continuous water leaching. Seventy laboratory-prepared lime-treated clay specimens were subjected to continuous accelerated leaching for periods of 45 and 90 days with varying lime contents and compactive moisture ...


    By ASTM International

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