The diagrams below show the stages and equipment used in the cement-making process, and how cement is used to produce concrete for building purposes.

The diagrams illustrate the phases and apparatus to make
cement
and how
cement
is utilised in the production of concrete for construction. The production of
cement
involves a 5 stage, linear process that begins with the mixing of raw materials and culminates in the packaging of new
cement
. Making concrete is a simpler process that involves mixing four ingredients in a concrete mixer. Limestone and clay are crushed and the resulting powder is
then
mixed before being passed through a rotating heater. Once heated
this
mixture travels over a conveyor belt and is ground through a grinder. Now that the
cement
has been produced, it is packaged and transported to a building site where it can be used to make concrete. Concrete is made up of half gravel, quarter sand, 10% water and 15%
cement
. All of these are added together in a cylindrical drum and rotated until the concrete is yielded.
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