Cement

Hydration of cement | Definition – Civil learners

HYDRATION OF CEMENT The chemical reaction between cement and water is called hydration or cement hydration. When water is added to cement, the ingredients of cement react chemically with water and forms various complicated chemical compounds. The setting and hardening of cement is due to hydration and hydrolysis of its constituents. For Better understanding watch …

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Manufacturing of cement | Process | Flow chart – civil learners

Manufacturing of Portland cement Following are the important operations involved in manufacturing of cement: 1) Mixing of raw materials 2) Burning 3) Grinding 4) Packing of cement Flow chart for manufacturing of cement                     Table Of Contents Mixing of raw materials: The processes used for the …

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Classification of cement – Civil learners

Classification of cement INTRODUCTION: Cement is broadly described as a material having an adhesive and cohesive property with the capacity to bond the material like stone, bricks, building blocks, etc. Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. Cements are inorganic material that shows the cementing …

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Storage of cement at site and precautions -Civil learners

STORING OF CEMENT As cement is chemically very active with water, it is necessary to protect it from moisture during its storage till it is used for manufacturing the concrete. In the case of imperfect/long storage conditions, the strength of cement may reduce. The storing arrangement of cement should be such that cement delivered first …

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