Important advantages of using minerals (5) in cement

Advantages of using minerals in cement are as given under

Important advantages of using minerals (5) in cement

Minerals are having their own advantages if using it with Cement

Fly ash

  • Increases structural protection and toughness

  • Increases resistance to toxic threats

  • Better workability

Blast furnace slag

  • Improved stability

  • Increased setting time

  • Strength benefit lasts for a long time

  • Reduced chance of alkali-silica reaction injury

  • Impervious to chloride and sulphate threats

Silica fumes

  • Better compressive power and abrasion resistance

  • Reduced chloride ion permeability

  • Improved workability

  • Cuts down on bleeding

Rise husky ash

  • Reduced heat of hydration in concrete

  • Reduced permeability in concrete

  • Improved resilience to chloride and sulphate attacks


  • Improved compressive and flexural strength

  • Reduced permeability

  • More chemically tolerant

  • Durability is improved.

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Kumar Bhanushali

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