High Early Strength CementFriday, August 27, 2010 7:27
As the name suggests, this type of cement produces strength quickly.This type of cement gain strength and set hard very quickly. It attains strength due to fine grinding of the contents of the cement, Burning at very high temperature and due to more content of lime.
It is used where early strength is required such as where shuttering has to remove early, Where roads, and bridges has to repair urgently.
It liberates more heat of hydration which is not suitable for massive steel structures. So such type of cement is not used in massive steel work as more heat will be liberated resulted in the cracks.