Aluminous cement

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A quick-setting cement that has a high proportion of bauxite. Alumina and alumina-silica cements are very refractory and have high thermal conductivity (Brady 1971).

Synonyms and Related Terms

alumina cement; aluminate cement; high speed cement; high alumina cement; HAC

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 660
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998