Composition of Cement Clinker

Composition of Cement Clinker The various constituents combine in burning and form cement clinker. The compounds formed in the burning process have the properties of setting and hardening in the…

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Hydration of Cement

Hydration of Cement In the anhydrous state, four main types of minerals are normally present: alite, belite, celite and felite. Also present are small amounts of clinker sulfate (sulfates of…

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Products of Hydration of Cement

Products of Hydration of Cement During Hydration process, several hydrated compounds are formed most important of which are, Calcium silicate hydrate, calcium hydroxide and calcium aluminium hydrates which is important…

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What is Cement?

What is Cement? Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens and can bind other materials together. Cements used in construction can be characterized as being either hydraulic…

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Various Tests on Cement

Various tests on cement Basically, two types of tests are undertaken for assessing the quality of cement. These are either field test or lab tests. The current section describes these…

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Types of Cement

Types of Cement Many types of cement are available in markets with different compositions and for use in different environmental conditions and specialized applications. A list of some commonly used…

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