Types of Cement

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In addition to ordinary cement, following are the other important types of cement: Acid resistant cement Blast furnace cement Coloured cement Expanding cement High Alumina […]

Waterproofing concrete

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For certain types of works like water storage tanks, reservoirs, basement walls, roofs, swimming pools, sewage units, etc. the impermeability of concrete is absolutely essential. […]

Precast Concrete

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The main difference between precast concrete and cast-in-situ concrete is that the former is a factory made product while the latter is prepared at site […]

Uses of cement

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At present, the cement is widely used across the world in the construction of various engineering structures. It has proved to be one of the […]

High Alumina Cement

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High Alumina Cement is an inorganic material that form a dense texture when it reacts with water and has a excellent refractory, quick hardening property […]

Hydrophobic cement

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Hydrophobic cement contains admixtures which decreases the wetting ability of cement grains. The usual hydrophobic admixtures are acidol, naphthenesoap, oxidized petrolatum, etc. These substances form […]

Cement Ingredients

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The ordinary cement contains two basic ingredients, namely, argillaceous and calcareous. In argillaceous materials, the clay predominates and in calcereous materials, the calcium carbonate predominates. […]

Concrete

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The cement concrete is a mixture of cement, sand, pebbles or crushed rock and water, which, when placed in the skeleton of forms and allowed […]

Cement Industry

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The manufacturing of Portland cement was started in England around 1825. Belgium and Germany started the cement industries in 1855. America started the same in […]

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