News tagged with cement industry

Why cement tends to thicken

Researchers at the ETH Zurich have unraveled the microscopic mechanism behind shear thickening: the increase in viscosity with speed observed for dense particle suspensions under flow. The study has a direct ...

Oct 01, 2013
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Paving the way to greenhouse gas reductions

Concrete is one of the most extensively used materials worldwide -- on average, more than two tons per year of the rock-like stuff is produced for every man, woman and child on Earth, making its use second only to water. ...

Aug 29, 2011
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