Raj Sahu
198 posts
TimePosted 18/05/2009 07:26:54
Raj Sahu says

Setting Time

I would like to know that, which form of clinker aluminate phase i.e. Orthorohmbic and Cubic is more reactive? What will be effect on setting time of cement mortar with Cubic and Orthorhombic form of aluminate phase?



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Michael Clark
312 posts
TimePosted 19/05/2009 11:47:18

Re: Setting Time

Orthorhombic C3A is formed when the melt crystallises in the presence of alkalis and can be expected to be more reactive than cubic C3A.