Quick Setting Cement

Quick Setting Cement Quick Setting Cement as the name indicates, these types of cements are used where quick setting is needed. The quick setting cement...

Fineness Test on Cement

Fineness Test on Cement Fineness Test on Cement is carried out to check proper grinding of cement. Fineness of cement particles may be determined either...

Initial & Final Setting Time of Cement Test

Initial & Final Setting Time of Cement Initial & Final Setting Time of Cement test is used to detect the deterioration of cement due to storage.This...

Sulphate Resisting Cement

Sulphate Resisting Cement Sulphate Resisting Cement, as the name indicates these cements are used inorder to resist sulphate action. Ordinary PPC cement is unable to...

Low Heat Cement

Low Heat Cement   Low Heat Cement as the name indicates these type of cement is used inorder to reduce the amount of heat evolved during...

High Alumina Cement

High Alumina Cement High Alumina Cement is manufactured by grinding clinkers of calcining bauxite (it's an aluminium ore) and ordinary lime. In which the total...

Consistency Test of Cement

Consistency Test of Cement Consistency Test of Cement is carried out inorder to find the determine the percentage of water required for preparing cement pastes...

Field Tests for Cement

Field Tests for Cement The Following are the Field Tests for Cement that are carried out inorder to ascertain the quality of Cement, (1) Colour (2) Physical...

Acid-Resistant Cement

Acid-Resistant Cement An acid-resistant cement is composed of the following, acid-resistant aggregates such as quartz, quartzites, etc., additive such as sodium flurosilicate and aqueous solution of sodium silicate...

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages – Limitations

Slump Cone Test and its Advantages - Limitations Although, the slump cone test is not entirely satisfactory since it gives widely varying results and also...