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TimePosted 25/01/2010 14:29:02
Stephenb says

Total alkali

Good day all.

Can someone tell me why is total alkali in clinker/cement expressed as Sodium oxide and not Potassium oxide?



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Michael Clark
312 posts
TimePosted 26/01/2010 08:47:00

Re: Total alkali

Perhaps because that reduces the stated amount of total alkali. If it was potassium equivalent it would increase it.