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Smart cement mixture turns buildings into batteries

Posted on Aug 20, 2018 by Samantha C
Smart cement mixture turns buildings into batteries

“To make cement you have to mix the flyash with an alkaline solution, in this case we use potassium hydroxide and potassium silicate, when you mix them together they form a cement material, containing potassium ions that act as the electrolyte.” - Mohamed Saafi, Professor from Lancaster University’s Engineering Department

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