White cement

white cement

[′wīt si′ment]
(materials)
Pure white portland cement, made from raw materials with a low iron content, or by using a reducing flame to fire the clinker.

White cement

A pure white Portland cement; since the gray color of Portland cement comes from impurities, the white cement requires raw materials of low iron content. It is used for decorative surface finishes and is more expensive than ordinary cement.

white cement

A pure calcite limestone cement, similar in properties to ordinary cement, but ground finer and of higher grade.
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