high-alumina cement

high-alumina cement

[¦hī ə′lüm·ə·nə si′ment]
(materials)
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calcium aluminate cement, aluminous cement, (Brit.) high-alumina cement

The product obtained by pulverizing clinker, consisting essentially of hydraulic calcium aluminates resulting from fusing or sintering a suitably proportioned mixture of aluminous and calcareous materials.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Neville, "History of high-alumina cement. Part 1: problems and the stone report," Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Engineering History and Heritage, vol.
Neville, "History of high-alumina cement. Part 2: background to issues," Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Engineering History and Heritage, vol.

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