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Daily Concept Booster Civil Engineering : Types of Tests used for Cement

Types of Tests used for Cement 

S.no. Test name Apparatus Purpose
1. Setting time Test Vicat’s apparatus To find initial and final setting time of cement.
2. Consistency Test Vicat’s apparatus To find quantity of water to make a paste of normal consistency.
3. Specific Gravity Test Le-Chatelier’s flask To find specific gravity of cement.
4. Soundness Test (a) Le-Chatelier’s apparatus

(Due to free lime only)

(b) Auto-clave test

(Due to both lime & Magnesia)

To check the soundness of cement.
5. Fineness Test (a) Air permeability test

(b) Sieve test

To measure mean size of grains and also used to find specific surface area.

 

 

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