magnesia cement

magnesia cement

[mag′nē·zhə si′ment]

magnesia cement

Magnesium oxide mixed with water, often with the addition of asbestos fibers; used to cover steam pipes, furnaces, etc.
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The magnesia cement used in this experiment was dead magnesia (MgO, hereinafter referred to as "M") with a density of 3.6 g/[m.sup.3] fired at a high temperature of 1,500[degrees]C or more.
Magnesia cement was measured at pH 7-9 depending on the type of the phosphate used in the formulation.
Al-Tabbaa has conducted extensive research on the carbonation technology of active magnesium oxide, including hydration characteristics, microstructure, carbonization properties, and industrial production; Liska and Al-Tabbaa [5] have found that active magnesia cement has superior capability to Portland cement in resisting hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid.