Raw Material for Manufacture of Cement



Raw Material for Manufacture of Cement

The following substances are used as raw material for the manufacture of cement:

Lime Stone, marble, chalk, marine shells etc. are used as the source of  CaO components.

  1. Clay, shale, slate, blast furnace slag etc. are used as the source of argillaceoul composition such as Al203, Si02 (acidic compounds).

  2. Gypsum which has the composition CaS04. 2H20

  3. Fuel Coal is generally used as a fuel, but in Pakistan, Natural gas is mostly used an fuel. Furnace oil may also be used as a fuel.

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