Cement

Hypertufa Mix

Hypertufa is an amazing cement mix that can be cast and carved. The real character develops later when it ages and the mosses and lichens grow. 1 Part Portland cement 1 1/2 Parts Peat moss* […]

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Basic concrete mix

This is the most basic concrete mix for standard concrete work: The aggregate should be between 2,5 and 6mm, it provides bulk and strength. Mixture: 1 Part Portland cement 2 Parts Building sand 3 Parts […]

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Fillers

These are materials added to a system to give it rigidity or increase its volume. Flint or quartz  are often referred to as fillers in ceramic bodies.

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Admixtures

An admixture is an additional material which is added to the cement mix of cement, aggregate and water. The reason for using an admixture varies; extending the curing time, improving the workability, even adding colour, […]

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Efflorescence

An effect on ceramic objects, particularly brickwork, caused by soluble salts seeping out of the brick and crystallising on the surface. Video on Efflorescence