Types of cement available in market

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As per IS 456 the cement used shall be any of the following and the type selected should be appropriate for the intended use:


- 33 Grade ordinary Portland cement conforming to IS 269

- 43 Grade ordinary Portland cement conforming to IS 269 (old was IS 8112)

- 53 Grade ordinary Portland cement conforming to IS 269 (old was IS 12269)

- Rapid hardening Portland cement conforming to IS 8041

- Portland slag cement conforming to IS 455.

- Portland pozzolana cement (fly ash based) conforming to IS 1489 (part 1).

- Portland pozzolana cement (calcined clay based) conforming IS 1489 (part 2)

- Hydrophobic cement conforming to IS 8043

- Low heat Portland cement conforming to IS 12600

- Sulphate resisting Portland cement conforming to IS 12330.