What is the different between OPC and PPC ?

 What is the different between OPC and PPC ?

OPC  full name: Ordinary Portland cement ?

PPC full name : Portland porozolona cement ?

Both OPC and PPC cement  used for construction purpose but those cement bogies component and setting time heat of hydration , hardness and used purpose, curing period ,grad of cement  are different.

main different opc cement and ppc cement are given below

Sl no

                 OPC Cement

                         PPC cement


Opc cement initial setting time is more then PPC cement

PPC cement initial setting time is less compare to opc cement


OPC cement is available in different grades, including 33 Grade, 43 Grade, and 53 Grade, which indicate the compressive strength of the cement.

PPC cement does not have specified grades like OPC cement. However, it is commonly available in the market with a standard set of properties suitable for general construction


Generally RCC structure used for OPC cement, for remove form work

Generally For finishing used ppc cement


OPC cement low fly ash compare to ppc cement

PPC cement is mainly fly ash based


OPC cement is more expense and as per designed mix and less qty required compeer to ppc cement

PPC cement is low expense as per designed mix and more quantity required compare to OPC cement


OPC Cement is heat of hydration more ,curing required more ,with out curing hair crack coming

PPC Cement low heat of hydration ,curing required  but not crack is coming


OPC cement Curing period is 10 to 14 days

PPC Cement curing period 7 to 10 Days


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