Use of radiochemical methods to determine cleanability of different concrete surfaces for us in cattle barns

J. Määttä, H.-R. Kymäläinen, M. Hellstedt, Risto Kuisma, Riitta Mahlberg, Liisa Salparanta, K.-R. Hurme, A. Uusi-Rauva, Anna-Maija Sjöberg

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to develop radiochemical methods suitable for evaluating cleanability in material research for agricultural environment. In addition, the effect of surface modifications and coatings on cleanability and surface properties of concrete-based floors was investigated. The general porosity of concrete can affect cleanability compared to that of plastic coatings, because the absorptivity of concrete flooring can affect its soiling tendency. According to this study, surface treatments/coatings improved the cleanability of concrete materials. The contact angle measurements and topographic data showed that the coatings studied made the concrete surfaces more compact. The new radiochemical methods developed were suitable for examining different surface materials and different soil types, providing quantitative information about the amount of soil on surfaces. They also take into account soil soaked into surfaces.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering for a Sustainable World. International Conference on Agricultural Engineering, AgEng 2008
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
EventAgricultural and biosystems engineering for a sustainable world : AgEng2008, International Conference on Agricultural Engineering - Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
Duration: 23 Jun 200825 Jun 2008

Conference

ConferenceAgricultural and biosystems engineering for a sustainable world : AgEng2008, International Conference on Agricultural Engineering
Abbreviated titleAgEng 2008
CountryGreece
CityHersonissos, Crete
Period23/06/0825/06/08

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Keywords

  • cleanability
  • floor materials
  • concrete
  • animal house
  • gammaspectrometric method

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Määttä, J., Kymäläinen, H-R., Hellstedt, M., Kuisma, R., Mahlberg, R., Salparanta, L., ... Sjöberg, A-M. (2008). Use of radiochemical methods to determine cleanability of different concrete surfaces for us in cattle barns. In Proceedings of the Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering for a Sustainable World. International Conference on Agricultural Engineering, AgEng 2008
Määttä, J. ; Kymäläinen, H.-R. ; Hellstedt, M. ; Kuisma, Risto ; Mahlberg, Riitta ; Salparanta, Liisa ; Hurme, K.-R. ; Uusi-Rauva, A. ; Sjöberg, Anna-Maija. / Use of radiochemical methods to determine cleanability of different concrete surfaces for us in cattle barns. Proceedings of the Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering for a Sustainable World. International Conference on Agricultural Engineering, AgEng 2008. 2008.
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Use of radiochemical methods to determine cleanability of different concrete surfaces for us in cattle barns. / Määttä, J.; Kymäläinen, H.-R.; Hellstedt, M.; Kuisma, Risto; Mahlberg, Riitta; Salparanta, Liisa; Hurme, K.-R.; Uusi-Rauva, A.; Sjöberg, Anna-Maija.

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