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Lubelli, B. (author), des Bouvrie, Ernst (author), Nijland, Timo G. (author), Kamat, Ameya (author)
Salt crystallization is a major cause of weathering of mortars, including plasters and renders. In the last decade, the use of mixed-in salt crystallization inhibitors in mortars has been proposed as a solution to improve the durability of this material with respect to salt decay. Laboratory characterization and accelerated weathering tests have...
journal article 2023
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Kamat, Ameya (author), Lubelli, B. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
Porous building materials are often subjected to damage due to salt crystallization. In recent years, the addition of crystallization inhibitors in lime-based mortar, has shown promising results in improving durability of this material against salt decay. Lime-based mortars have low mechanical properties and slow setting. They are often replaced...
journal article 2022
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Ruiz-Agudo, E. (author), Lubelli, B. (author), Sawdy, A. (author), Van Hees, R. (author), Price, C. (author), Rodriguez-Navarro, C. (author)
San Jeronimo Monastery (Granada, Spain) was selected as a case study for the investigation of the effect of indoor environmental conditions on salt weathering and for on-site testing of a remediation treatment using crystallization inhibitors on account of the extreme salt damage affecting both the building stone, a biomicritic limestone,...
journal article 2010