TAMIL NADU

New cement-based products developed

Staff Reporter

COIMBATORE: Dalmia Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research in Salem has developed two cement-based products for construction industry - special grout (Dalcrete Grout) and a quick set high-strength cement mortar (QSHSC mortar).

Ready-to-use

Dalcrete Grout is a blend of Portland cement, additives and aggregates.

It is supplied as ready-to-use dry powder and requires only controlled amount of clean water to produce a free flowing non-shrink grout.

Special binder

QSHSC mortar is a special binder and is a blend of hydraulic cement, chloride-free admixtures and aggregate to serve emergency and quick repair by rendering quick setting and rapid hardening.

The material can be used as a mortar mixture or concrete mixture for appropriate application.

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