Civil Engineering/Concrete Mix

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sir I want to ask about what admixtures I can use in the concrete to get a lighter colour to make it more aesthetic for exposed surfaces. Please give me anyadmixtures or cement supplements which lighten the colour of concrete.
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Answer
Dear FJ

You have to apply less cement and also to use sands of clear silicium or similar. If you dont have serious interest toward the strength of the member you can also use white cement. I can also suggest you to apply painting if your target is not reached exactly.


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BEH

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