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Abreviations for common products

The following are common abreviations within the concrete industry.

CEM..."cement" designation e.g. CEM I, CEM II etc
frp.....fibre reinforced plastics (or polymers)
fa......fly ash
ggbs...ground granulated blastfurnace slag
grc.....glass-fibre reinforced concrete
grp.....glass-fibre reinforced plastics
ms......microsilica
pfa.....pulverised fuel ash
opc.....ordinary Portland cement (now Pc)
pc.......Portland cement
rc.......reinforced concrete
rcc.....roller compacted concrete
scc.....self-compacting concrete
sf.......silica fume
sfrc....steel fibre reinforced concrete

 
Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society