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Blastfurnace Cement as an alternative to Sulphate Resisting Portland Cement (SRPC)

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In practice, cement supplier will counter propose to the contractor the use of an equivalent product for Sulphate Resisting Portland Cement (SRPC) which is Blastfurnace Cement complying to MS EN 197-1, CEMIII/B.

One of the advantage is due to the pricing issues (Blastfurnace Cement is much cheaper).

Blastfurnace Cement usually is manufactured with the combination of 30% – 35% Portland Cement (OPC) and 65% – 70% Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS).

In addition, Sewage Services Department in Malaysia approved Blastfurnace Cement as an alternative to Sulphate-resisting Portland cement (SRPC).

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