Optimized process control for autoclaved aerated concrete curing

Autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) is a solid walling material that, due to its high insulation properties, outstandingly meets the requirements of the German Energy Saving Ordinance. Its combination of low density and high strength makes AAC suitable for the use in newbuilds and for modernization of single- and multiple-family dwellings as well as for erection of commercial buildings.

The production process of AAC is characterized by hydrothermal steam curing of a mixture of local mineral raw materials in an autoclave. Autoclave curing takes place at a temperature of approx. 200°C under...

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