ISGS Scientists Receive Funding for Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Products

Recently, ISGS scientists collaborated with Operation Simulation Associates, Inc. (OSA), a Georgia-based private company, and successfully developed a patentable plant production procedure (U.S. patent pending) for producing autoclaved aerated concrete products (AAC) from solid waste fly ash from coal combustion power plants. This waste is usually buried in landfills, but this unique production process could reduce by half cement consumption in building products. The process might qualify for environmental credits as it could indirectly reduce the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted during concrete and cement production. The ISGS scientists received further funding from OSA to continue research and development on high-quality raw ingredients for AAC with almost no cement additives.