UltraTech Cement Limited is a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group established by KC Jhanwar, Director but later on overtaken by Kumar Mangalam Birla, Founder of Aditya Birla Group. UltraTech is the largest cement manufacturer in the country. The company majorly deals in various kinds of cement which include Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement, Ordinary Portland Cement, White Cement, Portland Pozzolana Cement, Ready Mix Concrete(RMC), and various other building products. This multinational infra-giant is renowned for its offerings. The corporation aims to shape a better future for the planet through investments in health and education.
Cement production is vital for the rapid economic development of any country. India is actually one of the largest producers of Cement. India holds the unique distinction of having an installed capacity of 500 million tons per annum with a production of 298 million tons per annum. Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of cement followed by Rajasthan, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala.
Cement is the principal commodity of any foundation. Cement comes in different categories, grades and has varied properties. In India,. Cement is differentiated mostly on the quantity requirement, as Trade or non-Trade. To understand how to purchase non-trade cement its first important to address the meaning and difference between the two.
Cement is the root of any construction. House construction is a big commitment in terms of money and efforts. Anyone committing to constructing their own house always has a plethora of questions, what cement to use is a consistent one. Cement is classified into a grading system. These grades are appointed on the compression strength of concrete, which is the ability to hold the load without falling apart. The strength of any cement is measured in megapascals and can be accurately determined after 28 days of setting. Different grades of cement are used for different infrastructure developments, the following are a few cement grades used extensively for house construction.
Cement is an inevitable part of any construction and is used in high quantities for structure building. The strength of any structure depends on several factors, cement quality being one of the most important one. The longevity of a structure is decided at the initial steps of construction with the help of architectural maps, brick quality, cement quality, etc. Before cement procurement, it is important to determine the quality. Cement is a structure binding agent and any negligence in its quality can lead to the whole structure coming crashing down. Certain defined techniques have proven to be beneficial in determining the cement quality. Let’s discuss them:
About OPC 53
The OPC 53 Cement is high Blaine Portland cement. Ambuja was the first company that introduced OPC 53 in the market. Due to its high strength and high performance, it is very demanding products worldwide. Apart from its main usage of concrete sleepers manufacturing, it is also be used as a pre-stressed concrete.
Due to its finest quality and meets the benchmarking for quality standards in the industry, the Ambuja Cement Company is the first company that received the ISO 9002 quality certification. Presently, the company has generated revenue of 29.65 million.
What are the Benefits of Using the Cement for Making Railway Sleepers?
Some of the benefits for making railway sleepers that are discussed below: