Construction Materials

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Importance of Fineness of Cement

WHAT IS FINENESS OF CEMENT? Fineness of cement is property of cement that indicate particle size of cement and specific surface area. and indirectly effect heat of hydration. IMPORTANCE/EFFECT OF FINENESS OF CEMENT: Fineness of cement affects hydration rate hence the rate of strength gain. The smaller the particle size, the greater the surface area-to-volume …

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Difference between cement mortar, cement concrete & RCC?

Cement Mortar:-  A paste obtained by adding water to a mixture of fine aggregates such as sand and binding material.   Building mortars are mixtures, used for the joining of bricks and stones. Cement mortar Plain Cement Concrete:-   The mixture of cement, fine aggregate (sand) and  coarse aggregate is called plain cement concrete (PCC) PCC is mainly …

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