Cemented Backfilling Technology of Paste-Like Based on Aeolian Sand and Tailings
AbstractAeolian sand, tailings, and #32.5 Portland cement were used to produce backfilling aggregate, and physicochemical evaluations and proportioning tests were conducted. It is revealed that a mixture of aeolian sand and tailings can be used as a backfilling aggregate for the complementarities of their physicochemical properties; e.g., high Al2O3 content in the aeolian sand and CaO content in the tailings, coarse particles of aeolian sand and fine particles of tailings, etc. In addition, the optimal backfilling aggregate was shown to have a mass fraction of 72%–74%, a cement–sand ratio of 1:8, and an aeolian sand proportion of 25%. Furthermore, viscometer tests were used to analyze the rheological characteristics, and the slurry in these optimized proportions exhibited shear thinning phenomena with an initial yield stress, which belongs to paste-like—a cemented backfilling slurry with a higher mass fraction than a two-phase flow and better flowability than a paste slurry. Finally, the application of this backfilling technology shows that it can not only realize safe mining, but also bring huge economic benefits, and has some constructive guidance for environmental protection. View Full-Text
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Zhang, Q.; Chen, Q.; Wang, X. Cemented Backfilling Technology of Paste-Like Based on Aeolian Sand and Tailings. Minerals 2016, 6, 132.
Zhang Q, Chen Q, Wang X. Cemented Backfilling Technology of Paste-Like Based on Aeolian Sand and Tailings. Minerals. 2016; 6(4):132.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Qinli; Chen, Qiusong; Wang, Xinmin. 2016. "Cemented Backfilling Technology of Paste-Like Based on Aeolian Sand and Tailings." Minerals 6, no. 4: 132.
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