clinker

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Synonyms for clinker

a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire

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a hard brick used as a paving stone

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clear out the cinders and clinker from

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turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning

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Taking this mercury out of the clinkering process and sending it to a cement mill may not be the right thing to do from a plant emissions standpoint.
Although there are a number of studies on using spent oil shale ash as an additive or partial replacement to Portland cement in the making of concrete, little information was available on utilizing the oil shale itself in the production of Portland clinker as an energy source for the clinkering process, and as a raw material to make up the cement clinker.
They cover calcium aluminate cements; alternative low-carbon-dioxide green clinkering processes; the microscopy of clinker and hydraulic cements; industrial X-ray diffraction analysis of building materials; Reitveld quantitative phase analysis of ordinary Portland cement clinkers, cements, and hydration products; supplementary cementious materials; and deleterious reactions of aggregate with alkalis in concrete.
The study also confirmed that a lower clinkering temperature (1300-1350[degrees]C) is required to produce OP clinker.
Having a rapid method for free lime determination was very helpful in evaluating the extent and combinations of clinkering reactions in the kiln.