Grade of PPC cement

Why is the grade of PPC cement is not mentiond or defined as per Indian Standard" IS 1489-1991.

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  • Jan 7th, 2009

Grade of PPC Cement ap per IS 1489 is equvilaent to
grade of OPC-33 (IS 8112).So it is not mandatory to write
the grade on bag.

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suresh T

  • Feb 4th, 2009

Portlandland Pozolana Cement is manufactured by blending a mixure of ordinary Portland Cement and Pozolana material such as fly ash not less than 15% by weight of cement. The finess of PPC will be greater than OPC. 

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UK Pani

  • Oct 28th, 2011

PPC= OPC43 Grade + 30-35% (either calcinated clay or Pozzolona)=> OPC 33 grade

so PPC has no grade that is equivalant to OPC 33.

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UK Pani

  • Oct 28th, 2011

you are correct even if by using micro pulverzsior.As the fly ash is a product non metal.

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  • Dec 12th, 2011

Dear All,

There is no Grade for PPC Cement. In General we are following 33N/mm2 in 28 days. There is no separate Grade

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K M Shah

  • Jan 9th, 2012

33 Nper SQMM

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  • May 26th, 2012

53 grade

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rupali anjikhane

  • Jan 20th, 2013

PPC does not have any grade, only OPC have a grade.

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Aravinda Reddy.G

  • Jan 28th, 2013

Since it is not an ordinary type of cement.Generally OPC cements are been used for construction with grades 33G,43G &53G

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