Low Heat Cement

Low Heat Cement   Low Heat Cement as the name indicates these type of cement is used inorder to reduce the amount of heat evolved during...

Test for Freshness of Cement

Test for Freshness of Cement Indications of a damaged cement are given by the presence of large lumps of set cement, and when this happens...

White Cement

White Cement The first white cement factory was set up in Kottayam, Kerala by Travancore Cement Limited (TCL) in 1956 and the cement was sold...

Soundness Test on Cement

Soundness Test on Cement Soundness Test on Cement is carried out to detect the presence of uncombined lime in cement. This test is performed with...

Acid-Resistant Cement

Acid-Resistant Cement An acid-resistant cement is composed of the following, acid-resistant aggregates such as quartz, quartzites, etc., additive such as sodium flurosilicate and aqueous solution of sodium silicate...

High Alumina Cement

High Alumina Cement High Alumina Cement is manufactured by grinding clinkers of calcining bauxite (it's an aluminium ore) and ordinary lime. In which the total...

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages – Limitations

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages - Limitations Although, the slump cone test is not entirely satisfactory since it gives widely varying results and also...

Hydrophobic Cement

Hydrophobic Cement Hydrophobic cement as the name indicates that these cements are used in places where water is predominant. These type of cement contains some...

Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC)

Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) Portland Pozzolana Cement also commonly known as PPC cement. These types of cement are manufactured by using pozzolanic materials as one...

Fineness Test on Cement

Fineness Test on Cement Fineness Test on Cement is carried out to check proper grinding of cement. Fineness of cement particles may be determined either...