Preservation of cement in proper way is very important. The strength & usefulness of cement fully depends on how it is preserved before the bag is unfolded. User should follow ...

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Apparent ready mixed concrete shortages are caused by: Miscalculation of form volume or slab thickness when actual dimensions exceed the assumed dimensions by even a fraction. Deflection or distortion of ...

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Depending on the workability, RMC would be usable for up to 3 hours.

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No. Masons ought to be restricted & transit mixer operators ought not to be forced to add water. Consequences of such actions could be severe. Properly designed ready mixed concrete ...

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It is the generic term for fine, gray or white powder manufactured using high temperature to produce calcium silicates that, in the presence of water, will undergo hydration producing a ...

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The compounds present in Portland cement react with water to form a cementitious crystalline structure that adheres to the sand and aggregate. This helps in binding the mass together and ...

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Joseph Aspdin, an English mason who patented the product in 1824, named it portland cement because it produced a concrete that resembled the color of the natural limestone quarried on ...

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When concrete hydrates, it hardens and gains strength. This hydration process continues over a long period of time. It occurs quickly at the outset and slows down as time passes. ...

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Portland cement is made when materials that contain proper amounts of calcium compounds, silica, alumina and iron oxide are crushed and screened and placed in a rotating cement kiln. Ingredients ...

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No. There is no universal international standard for Portland cement because every country has their own standard. The United States uses the specification prepared by the American Society for Testing ...

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