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In addition, high temperature curing and/or carbonation can also significantly enhance the compressive strength of the samples. For example, the CFA matrix (Composition A-2, Table 1) had a similar compressive strength of ~30 MPa after curing by either Condition A or B. The carbonation treatment by either Condition C or D further enhanced the compressive strength to ~38 and ~66 MPa, respectively. 8 wt% Ca(OH)2 in the FA matrix (Composition B-2, Table 1) and curing by Conditions C or D can increase the compressive strength to ~63 MPa and ~87 MPa, respectively.
It would be interesting to explore cold pressed quick lime-CFA composition in future. Haq et al.  reported that the carbonation of FA based Geopolymers resulted in Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies V · 41 Novel Engineered Cementitious Materials using Class C Fly Ash improved mechanical properties due to uniformity, presence of strong silica network, and higher geopolymerization. In our studies, we also observed carbonation significantly enhanced the compressive strength (Fig.
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