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Corporate Member Profile CTS Cement Manufacturing Corporation Cfoaluminate (CSA) cement in North 1 hour.other cement-based product in the market. Manyinstallations can be put into service in as soon as-TS Cement Manufacturing Corporation isthe largest manufacturer of calcium sul America with their proprietary Rapid Set® fast- Rapid Set has emerged as an innovative alter- setting hydraulic cement. Well-known for its native to portland cement in many areas, versatility and high performance, Rapid Set including tunneling and underground construc- cement is a more durable alternative to portland tion projects. It has been used for construction on cement, and its rapid-setting properties make it an above ground projects for years and exhibits ideal solution for today’s schedule- and budget- properties uniquely suited to the harsh environ- driven projects. ment of underground construction. Use Rapid Set cement products for under- Repairs performed with ordinary portland ground roadway repair for ramps, underground cement shotcrete mixtures can take up to 28 days maintenance facilities, and anywhere rutted-out before they reach design strength. This can slow sections in mines need attention. Rapid Set prod- down projects and cycle time, especially for ucts are preferred for extra-high-strength and mining and tunneling. Shotcrete, using Rapid Set, abrasion-resistant shotcrete in high-traffic areas can reach full design strength in only a few hours. and in ore shafts. High-strength, low-shrinkage In about 15 minutes—without any accelerator— Rapid Set grout achieves strengths up to 7500 psi dry-mix shotcrete using Rapid Set commonly (55 MPa) in 4 hours. Rapid Set cement products reaches strengths of 2200 psi (15 MPa); in an hour, achieve high strength much faster than most any the strengths can be close to 3600 psi (25 MPa). Rapid-setting dry process shotcrete with red pigment for underground and tunneling applications Photo courtesy of King Packaged Materials 66 Shotcrete • Fall 2014


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