CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

Fly ash
Types of Pozzolans - Fly Ash, Silica Fume, GGBFS, Rice Husk Ash, Metakaolin.
The pozzolans can be grouped into two major categories namely,Natural Pozzolans Artificial PozzolansThe natural pozzolans have lost their popularity because of the availability of more active artificial...
PPC cement
Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) | PPC vs OPC
What is Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC)? The Portland Pozzolana cement is a mixture of Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) clinkers and pozzolana materials. PPC is a type of blended cement. It consists of 15-35%...
Types of cement and their uses in the construction industry
15 Types of cement and their Uses in the construction industry
Different types of cement exhibit different properties depending upon their chemical and physical characteristics like oxide compositions, fineness of grinding, etc. Various types of cement are produced...
Manufacturing of cement | Process of manufacturing of cement
MANUFACTURING OF CEMENT
Manufacturing of cement From the previous article, it is clear that the raw materials required for the manufacturing of cement are calcareous materials, such as chalk or limestone, and argillaceous materials,...
Heat of hydration of cement
HEAT OF HYDRATION OF CEMENT - DETAILED EXPLANATION
HEAT OF HYDRATION The reaction of Bogue’s compound in cement with the water is exothermic i.e., the reaction liberates considerable quantities of heat. This liberation of heat is called the Heat of Hydration...
Hydration of cement
HYDRATION OF CEMENT- A DETAILED EXPLANATION
Hydration of Cement The powdered cement itself doesn’t exhibit any binding property. It acquires adhesive properties only when it is mixed with water. The chemical reaction that takes place between cement...
History and chemical composition of cement
CEMENT – Clear definition, History and its Chemical composition
CEMENT Cement is one of the unique and most important building materials in the field of construction. It acts as a binder that sets, hardens, and adheres to the other materials. It is a fine, soft, powdery...