Compressive strength of concrete

Compressive strength of concrete depends on many factors such as water-cement ratio, quality of concrete material, cement strength, quality control during production of concrete etc. Test ...
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Cement Manufacturing Process

The entire manufacturing process in a modern plant is now controlled through a microprocessor based programmable logic control system to maintain uniform quality of cement and a high ...
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Cement Ingredients

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

Uses of cement

Cement is a binder material in construction. When mixed with sand to create the mortar used to bind the bricks together. Or mixed with sand, stone and water to make concrete mixture ...
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Types of Cement

In addition to ordinary cement, following are the other important types of cement: Expanding cement This type of cement is produced by adding an expanding medium like sulpho-aluminate ...
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Mixing concrete

The materials of concrete should be mixed thoroughly so that there is uniform distribution of materials in the mass of concrete. The thorough mixing also ensures that cement water ...
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Brick – Indispensable materials in construction

Bricks are the small rectangular blocks typically made of fired or sun-dried clay, typically used in building. The bricks are obtained by moulding clay in rectangular blocks of uniform ...
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