Euclid Chemical Launches Cement Additives Lab in Cleveland

Euclid Chemical Launches Cement Additives Lab in ClevelandEuclid Chemical, a leading manufacturer of concrete and masonry construction products, has announced the opening of a new cement additives lab at its Cleveland campus. This facility will be utilized for new product development and material testing to optimize the use of additives in the cement manufacturing process.

The laboratory, along with a full staff of highly trained technicians, will provide comprehensive analysis that will support in-house research and detailed customer support. Some of the equipment and testing capabilities include:

X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence for compound and elemental identification;

  • Petrographic analysis;
  • Isothermal calorimetry;
  • Particle size analysis;
  • Moisture content analysis;
  • An air jet sieve for particle size distribution;
  • Mechanical crushers for sample preparation; and
  • A ball mill for test grinds and the optimization of cement additive formula selection.

“By facilitating a proactive exchange of insights and expertise, this new laboratory will enable us to further our research and development efforts in the field of cement additives,” said Thomas Gairing, president of Euclid Chemical. “Ultimately, this will enhance the quality of research outcomes in the industry and deliver even greater value to our customers.”

About Euclid Chemical

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Euclid Chemical has served the global building market for more than a century. They are a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialty products and technical support services. They serve the concrete and masonry construction industry. Euclid Chemical’s expansive product line includes admixtures, fiber reinforcement, concrete repair products, flooring materials, decorative concrete systems, and more. Learn more at

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