Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016, Page: 14-17
Determination of Major Oxides Percentages in Portland Cement of Some Sudanese Cement Manufactories
Asrar Adil El-gray, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Shendi University, Shendi, Sudan
Faroug Bakheit Mohamed Ahmed, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Shendi University, Shendi, Sudan
Received: Jan. 2, 2016;       Accepted: Jan. 12, 2016;       Published: Feb. 16, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajac.20160401.13      View  4400      Downloads  94
Abstract
In this quality control study, four samples of Portland cement from four Sudanese factories (Atbra, Barbar, Sakhar and Elshamal) were subjected aiming to assess the percentage of mainly oxides in the Portland cement. The study revealed that the percentages of minerals oxides; Calcium oxide, Silicon dioxide, Aluminum oxide, Ferric oxide and Magnesium oxide of the four factories were in the specified limit of quality control according to the American Society for Testing and Materials - Cement (ASTM C150).
Keywords
Portland Cement, Limestone, EDTA, Clinker
To cite this article
Asrar Adil El-gray, Faroug Bakheit Mohamed Ahmed, Determination of Major Oxides Percentages in Portland Cement of Some Sudanese Cement Manufactories, American Journal of Applied Chemistry. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016, pp. 14-17. doi: 10.11648/j.ajac.20160401.13
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