shrinkage

April 10, 2019
Cycloaliphatic epoxy structire

Volume changes during setting of thermoset resins

Thermoset resins, such as polyester, vinyl ester and epoxy resins, are being used for specialised sealing applications in oil and gas wells.  Two advantages of these […]
September 23, 2018
Expansion cell

Bulk volume changes of Portland cement systems

Bulk volume change of hydrating Portland cement systems The third article in the series linking chemical shrinkage of cement systems to well integrity and zonal isolation.  […]
September 4, 2018
Chemical shrinkage measurement

Chemical shrinkage of hydraulic binders

Chemical shrinkage during hydration of Portland cement This is the second article in the series linking the chemical shrinkage of hydrating Portland cement systems to well […]
July 17, 2018
Hydration Reactions

Cement chemistry and hydration reactions

Shrinkage and expansion of Portland cement systems The chemical shrinkage of hydrating Portland cement systems, the resulting bulk volume changes and the potential consequences for hydraulic […]