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Re: Type K cement

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The use we made of Type K cement was for shrinkage compensation.  This was one of the reasons for laboratory design and testing of the particular mix before we used it.  I was not looking for expansive action, but for, effectively, non-shrink -- this required a blending of Type K with ordinary Type I/II cement and flyash.
Nels Roselund
Structural Engineer
South San Gabriel, CA