What are the different types of cement?

In India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has broadly classified cement into three categories:

  • a) Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) 33, 43, 53 grade
  • b) Blended Cement – Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) and Portland Slag Cement (PSC)
  • c) Special Cement – White cement, Sulphate Resisting Portland Cement (SRC), Quick setting Cement, Oil well Cement, etc.