Shall Anything be Added to Portland Cement


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Title: Shall Anything be Added to Portland Cement

Author(s): Maximillian Toch

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 21

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 134-143

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1925

Portland cement manufacturers as well as the International Society for Testing Materials have been against the addition of any material to portland cement, and before the World War, the International Society issued a statement that nothing beyond 2 per cent should ever be added to portland cement. This statement needs qualification, for the gray, somber, monotonous appearance of many portland cement structures can be much relieved either by proper painting, or by the addition of the correct pigments.