Cement definition :- Cement is a Binding material whose bind the coarse and fine aggregates particles and provides harden mass structures. A cement that not only hardens by reacting with water but also forms a water resistant products.
The Difference between Concrete and Mortar
Mortar :- A mixture of Cement , fine aggregates and water is called mortar. It is used for plastering work, screeding ,etc
Concrete :- A mixture of cement , Fine aggregates and coarse aggregates and water is called Concrete. It is a structural grade materials.
The Difference between Active and Inactive group
Active Group :- The Active group consist of cement and water whose takes part in chemical reaction.
Inactive group :- The Inactive group comprises of fine and coarse aggregates and donot take part in chemical reaction.
Calcareous materials :- Limestone, chalk, oyster shells and marl.
Argillaceous materials :- Clay, shale , slate and selected blast furnace slag