"Fly Ash was once discarded as a waste but today, it is increasingly emerging as a major input material in several industries."Discuss.
Flyash refers to the lightweight particles captured in exhaust gas by electrostatic precipitators, scrubbers or filter fabric baghouses or some other filtration equipment in coal-fired power plants.
- Flyash are used as input materials to various industries:
- Flyash are added as a mixture to cement for buildings construction, laying roads and landfills
- Flyash is used in making bricks and blocks because bricks made from flyash are stronger and cheaper than conventional bricks
Flyash can be used to transform a barren wasteland into lush green forest
Pigments obtained from flyash can be used in manufacturing of paints