Characterization of the Red Mud Resulted from the Alumina Bayer Process Production for the Future Use in Geopolymers Synthesis

  • Ilenuța SEVERIN SPĂTARU "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Maria VLAD "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Constantin GHEORGHIEȘ "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Gelu MOVILEANU "Valahia" University of Targoviste, Romania
Keywords: red mud, geopolymers, property, building materials


This paper presents the results of analyses on the chemical, structural and morphological processing of bauxite red mud resulting from alkaline wet Bayer technology. The characterization of the material considered as waste from alumina production industry aims at obtaining geopolymeric materilas. The results obtained were compared to literature data and support further research for the synthesis of inorganic polymers (geopolymers) intended for the manufacture of construction materials, starting from red mud as base material.

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SPĂTARU I, VLAD M, GHEORGHIEȘ C, MOVILEANU G. Characterization of the Red Mud Resulted from the Alumina Bayer Process Production for the Future Use in Geopolymers Synthesis. The Annals of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle IX, Metallurgy and Materials Science [Internet]. 15Mar.2014 [cited 23Jul.2024];37(1):13-8. Available from:

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