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ASTM C1167

C67 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile C297/C297M Test Method for Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions C554 Test Method for Crazing Resistance of Fired Glazed Ceramic Whitewares by a Thermal Shock Method C1232 Terminology for Masonry...

Analysis and Characterization of Clay Soil in Abakaliki

A study of the characteristics of clay samples from different locations in Nigeria has been carried out The specimens were processed and sintered using the normal ceramics techniques and the particles size distribution sedimentation test density porosity cation exchange capacity mechanical strength and electrical characteristic were...

Hydrogeophysical and hydrogeological investigations of

01-01-2015 0183 32 The study was carried out in Delta Central District Nigeria at latitude 550 176 and 580 176 N and longitude 584 176 and 598 176 E The area is central to most major towns and communities in the district and experiences less oil pollution than most parts of the Niger Delta...

Assessment of clay materials for suitability in drilling

03-07-2020 0183 32 Bentonite used for drilling operations in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria is mainly imported into the country This project evaluated the efficiency of additives and their function in enhancing the rheological and flow properties of local bentonite clay obtained from Ibule-soro in Ondo State Nigeria X-Ray diffraction analysis of clay samples from previous research around the study area...

A study of the formability of Nigerian clays

Imo State Nigeria Received 23 February 1998 accepted 8 December 1998 The flow properties of a Nigerian clay has been examined The results show that partial deflocculation of the clay slip for casting can be achieved by the addition of 014 wt sodium carbonate without resorting to a mixture of sodium carbonate and sodium silicate...

Application of Geophysical and Geotechnical Methods to

interpreted Geophysical and geotechnical tests showed good agreement Four to five subsurface layers were delineated within the study area the topsoil loose sand peat/clay sandy clay sand and clay This indicates good correlation with the soil layers in bore logs The existence of loose sand peat and clay near at the surface is...

Clay Chemistry

Another clay with known healing power is Illite a clay mica Potassium aluminum silicate hydroxide fluoride The chemistry of this type of healing clay reveals many similarities to the smectites although the two clays are truly strikingly different K H Al2 Si Al 4O10 OH 2 - xH2O Although Illite is an aluminum silicate it is a non...

Analysis of the Effect of Blending Nigeria Pure Clay with

This work presents the comparative study of pure clay with that blended with rice husk in Enugu State Nigeria This research was carried out to investigate its physical properties such as modulus of plasticity porosity bulk density water absorption making moisture modulus of rupture shrinkage and apparent density In order to ascertain the influence of rice husk on these properties of...

PDF Determination of the Chemical Compositions of Clay

Clay is one of the major raw materials in ceramics paint and paper industri In this paper a report is given on the chemical composition of clay deposits in Ilaro and Ikorodu South West...

Characterisation of the Nigerian Kankara Kaolinite Clay

Characteristically Nigerian Kankara clay would be therefore tested as a filler material binding material abrasive material increase braking performance reduce wear resistance and harshness for vehicle rotors and drums Theoretically Nigerian clay material if obtained directly from the deposits requires purification treatment...

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Preparation and Characterization of a Highly Stable Pillared Clay GaAl12-Pillared Rectorite Thermal Characterization of Sintered Clay-Petroleum Waste Mix by the Photoacoustic Technique Characterization of methicillin-susceptible and -resistant staphylococci in the clinical setting a multicentre study in Nigeria Characterization of a clay-rich rock through development and installation of...

PDF Screening Nigerian Kaolin for Use as Potential

A calcined clay CC sourced from Ijero-Ekiti Nigeria was replaced by various proportions 0 25 50 and 75 of ground waste window glass GWWG and subjected to alkaline activation by NaOH/Na...

Characterization Acid Activation and Bleaching

01-03-2012 0183 32 This paper investigated the possibility of using clay characterization as a major tool to predict its suitability for bleaching of vegetable oil namely palm oil The clay sample collected from Ibeshe deposit was characterized by X-ray diffraction XRD The results of the XRD showed that the clay is composed of dioctahedral kaolinite and dickite silica ilmenite and merlinite...

IMPROVEMENT ON SOME PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED

IMPROVEMENT ON SOME PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED NIGERIAN CLAY 1Rabiu O I 2Bala 10 15 20 25 30 weight to produce clay bars which were subjected to tests to determine the effect of the additives on the physical properties of the clay sampl The result revealed Bida clay Clays samples of Ifon Ipetumodu and iseyin...

Geotechnical Properties and Geochemical Composition of

Geotechnical tests show that the samples are dominated by clay-sized particles with a linear shrinkage that ranged from 4 -10 Kaolin is found in large quantities in many parts of Nigeria The occurrence of clay-rich deposits in the southwestern region has long attracted the attention of many researchers eg Jones and Hockey...

PDF Characterization of Some Nigerian Clays as

Agha OA 1998 Testing of local refractory clay for producing furnace lining bricks PhD thesis Department of Mechanical Engineering Federal University...

Characterization of structural failures founded on soils

04-02-2020 0183 32 Structural failure of buildings roads and other infrastructures has led to the loss of lives and monumental damage to the economy In developing countries such as Nigeria the failures are always attributed to the nature/type of soils in the area without considering other factors With the increase in civil engineering constructions and the scramble for a limited portion of competent soils...

Nigeria Clay Grinding Process

Nigeria Clay Grinding Process Kaolin powder grinding plant nigeria kaolin powder grinding plant nigeriaCommon clay is a mixture of kaolin or china clay hydrated clay and the fine powder of some feldspathicWet clay is being subjected to crushing grinding and tempering before it can be suitable for shapingmouldingProcess flow diagram for kaolin...

Suitability of Selected Nigeria Clay Deposit for

Suitability of Selected Nigeria Clay Deposit for Production of Clay Based Ceramic Water Filters S A Olubayode 1 2 O S Awokola 1 E O Dare 3 and O T Olateju 1 1Department of Civil Engineering University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria 2Engineering Materials...

Comparative Study of Cement Stabilized Clay Brick and

Density Test Densities of the stabilized clay-cement and sandcrete hollow blocks were determined in accordance with NIS 87 2004 and results shown in Table 2 Cost Analysis Cost analysis at the time of this study was based on per square metre of both clay bricks and...

PDF CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME NIGERIAN CLAYS AS

CHARACTERIZATION OF SOME NIGERIAN CLAYS AS REFRACTORY MATERIALS FOR FURNACE LINING Download Related Papers A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON REFRACTORY PROPERTIES OF DOLOMITE USING CLAY AS ADDITIVES By IASET US Influence of Grog Size on the Performance of NSU Clay-Based Dense Refractory Bricks...

Plasticity characterization of certain Nigeria clay

Plasticity is an essential property of clay that determines its suitability for water filtration There are no published works on the plastic behavior of clays from the study locations The plastic...

DEVELOPMENT OF REFRACTORY BRICKS FROM NIGERIAN NAFUTA CLAY

The clay has a refractoriness of 1600 o C and a specific gravity of 26 Test bricks were produced from the clay alone and blended with 5 10 and 20 rice husk The results of the physical properties showed that the firing shrinkage ranged from 25 70 bulk density was between 12 and 180g/cm 3...

testing of nigerian clay

III Clay testing and significance of results Although highly sophisticated clay testing methods have been evolved Know More Nigerian Clay Pot Out Of This World Nigerian Clay Pot Country of origin Nigeria Description Unusual clay pot from Nigeria Dimensions Weight...

Assessment of clay materials for suitability in drilling

03-07-2020 0183 32 The Nigerian economy is known to be hugely dependent on the oil and gas industry as far as foreign exchange is concern Over the years researchers have confirmed that drilling activities performed by oil companies either needed to import either the materials required for the fluids formulation or customized drilling fluid designed to fit the necessities of the Niger Delta formations...

Strength Properties Of Commercially Produced Clay Bricks

Tests were conducted Sieve Silt Clay Organic Content In Nigeria Clay Bricks are commonly used for fences except few government and individual buildings Building investors in Nigeria are not looking at durability and availability of raw clay materials including low maintenance costs due...