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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Shall Anything be Added to Portland Cement
Author(s): Maximillian Toch
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 134-143
Abstract: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.
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