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This article shows the benefits of using combined X-Ray fluorescence (XRF) and diffraction (XRD) for such a purpose.
Article - 26 Apr 2010
The standard method to determine the fineness of hydraulic cement requires the use of a predetermined value for the porosity of a packed bed of cement.
Article - 15 Apr 2008
This article discusses using laser diffraction to measure the particle size distribution of cement.
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Phosphate-based fertilisers are the mainstay for boosting soil productivity. Saudi Arabia provides one of the worlds largest deposits of phosphate minerals that can be comverted into diammonium...
Article - 26 Nov 2002
Once thought of as a dull, basic material, concrete has been used to make architecturally desirable structures. Coloured concretes, pigments, floor screeds and screen printed and photo engraved...
News - 29 Sep 2009
Plaster made from lime is environment-friendly, repairable and sustainable. Despite this, lime plaster on historic buildings has been replaced in modern times by plaster containing Portland cement -...
News - 13 Nov 2015
PANalytical, the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray and related techniques, announces their free webinar on Cement analysis using the Zetium XRF...
News - 22 Jun 2015
For years, they are among the best sellers under the high-precision linear stages – the OWIS® LIMES 124. With their excellent positioning properties they are particularly suitable for use in...
News - 18 Sep 2014
Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, and formerly known as Ceram, has produced a technical guide, ‘Lime in Mortars: Hydrated Lime –...
News - 7 May 2014
Cabot Corporation announces that Fixit 222, an aerogel-containing insulating plaster product, was recently recognized with a prestigious innovation award. The product, which features Cabot’s...