Review on Current Geopolymer as a Coating Material

New article published in Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences.
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A world towards the concept of sustainable development and environment with low greenhouse gas emissions, zero waste and low energy consumption is an important endeavor. Geopolymer is an aluminosilicate materials occurred by dissolve it in highly alkaline solution then transform into tridimensional tecto-aluminosilicate materials. As an inorganic material, geopolymer has a potential in fire resistant and protective coating for different surfaces including metal and concrete due to their superior mechanical, chemical and thermal resistance properties. With an additional engineering design, in curing and sintering temperature, Si:Al ratio as well as additives used will improve the geopolymer coating properties. The present paper outlines br
iefly the potential ofgeopolymer as a coating material to bring the world towards a better future with a reduced carbon footprint.
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