Category Archives: Portland cement

What can you do using cement? Funny stuff made of cement

It is well known that cement is the most used construction material in the world. In the mind of most of people, cement is a kind of grey powder and only used as construction material, to build gardens, bridges, road etc. However, we can do more with cement, here are nice pictures showing some stuff […]

The Importance of Cement and its Future

Concrete is the most used material in the world because of its cheap price and large quantity. It is needless to say concrete is made of cement. However, cement is also a criticized material by the public, for its intensive CO2 emission from production process. The production of cement accounts for about 5-8% of the […]

Concrete made with slag improves resistance to fire damage

Better performance of slag concrete exposing to high temperatures Concrete made with GGBS cement is much better than concrete made with 100% OPC at maintaining its compressive strength when exposed to high temperatures. OPC specimens heated to 400 °C or above have been shown to exhibit severe cracking to the point of disintegration after a […]