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How Cement is Made

Cement is a man-made powder that, when mixed with water and aggregates, produces concrete. 

The following diagram provides a general overview of the process:

1) Raw material extraction                         
7) Cooler           
2) Crushing
8) Clinker storage
3) Prehomogenisation  
9) Additions
4) Grinding
10) Cement grindings
5) Preheating
11) Cement storage silo                          
6) Rotary Kiln