Hydraulic cement is very useful for the construction of:

  • Footings and foundation
  • Heavy construction
  • Walls, floor, stairway
  • Levee walls, sea walls, retaining walls
  • Bridges, culverts
  • Abutments, fortifications
  • Monolithic concrete houses, concrete block houses
  • Tower substructures
  • Dams, breakwaters
  • Sewers
  • Electric ducts
  • Water pipes
  • Irrigation ditches, filter beds
  • Cisterns, reservoirs
  • Road foundations, paved roads, sidewalks
  • Tunnels
  • Railroads, ties, turntables, trestle belts
  • Posts, fence and fence posts, mileposts, electric poles, telephone poles
  • Curb and gutters
  • Coefficient of expansion in concrete
  • Columns and pillars
  • Fountains
  • Waterproofing 
  • Prison cells
  • Chimneys
  • Fire proofing, fire tests
  • Sealing cracks
  • Adhesive for building blocks

Hydraulic cement is also used for various specialized purposes.

  • Foundation repair
  • Basement crack repair
  • Basement leak stopper
  • Repair Cracks in Concrete Walls, Floors, and Driveways


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