White Cement

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White Cement has registered growth in production and sale in India in the last few years. The White Cement sector has been growing at the rate of 11% per year. This has given the Indian cement industry a major boost.

White Cement is much like the ordinary grey cement except that it is white in color. In order to get this color of the White Cement, its method of production is different from that of the ordinary cement. However, this modification in its production method makes White Cement far more expensive then the ordinary cement.

The production of White Cement requires exact standards and so it is a product which is used for specialized purposes. White Cement is produced at temperatures that hover around 1450-1500 degrees Celsius. This temperature is more than what is required by the ordinary grey cement. As more energy is required during the manufacture of White Cement, it goes to make it more expensive than the ordinary grey cement.

White Cement is used in architectural projects the use of white cement has been specified. It is used in decorative works and also wherever vibrant colors are desired. White Cement is used to fill up the gaps between marble and ceramic tiles for a smoother and more beautiful finish.

The various raw materials required for the production of White Cement are:

  • Limestone
  • Sand
  • Iron Ore
  • Nickel
  • Titanium
  • Chromium
  • Vanadium

The major companies producing White Cement in India are:

  • ACC
  • J K Cement
  • Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd.
  • India Cement Ltd.
  • Grasim Industries and Ultra Tech

The major countries where White Cement is exported from India are:

  • UAE
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Doha- Qatar
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal

Last Updated on June 27, 2015