Cement vs Concrete

Many people are confused about the difference between cement and concrete. Lets talk about what cement and concrete are made from and how they are used.

Many people use the words cement and concrete interchangeably but cement is actually an ingredient in concrete. Portland cement is a powder made from limestone, clay and pulverized rock that is mixed with other materials like sand and water to form concrete.

The cement is the glue in the concrete mix.

Water is the actuator.

To learn more about different cements, curing times, and how to maximize the strength of your concrete, visit our article on cement and concrete.