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Glossary: W

Glossary: W

W Water-Cement Ratio – The ratio of the amount of water to the amount of cement in a concrete mixture. The key to producing high-quality decorative concrete is to keep the water-cement ratio as low as possible without sacrificing workability. Water Plug – A hydraulic cement used to fill cracks and to prevent the migration

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Can high-performance concrete be made with white cement?

It is possible to formulate high-performance white and colored concrete to achieve various improved properties such as high strength or very low permeability. By incorporating materials like calcined clay (such as metakaolin), slag, or white silica fume into the mix design along with white cement , concrete properties can be modified while still maintaining the

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How is white cement specified?

A key advantage of using white cement for decorative and architectural concrete is that it provides a neutral tinting base and consistent color results. Every color option is possible with it, from pure whites to bright and pastel colors. White cement is available everywhere in North America, though you won’t find a separate specification for

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I’ve never heard of white cement. Is it new?

White cement was first made in the United States in York, Pennsylvania, in 1907. One reason it may be less familiar to people than gray cement is that it only represents about 1% of total cement usage in the U.S. Annual consumption of gray cement is around 120 million metric tons, and white cement is

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