Cement Testing

Cement Testing Services | Advance Testing Lab in Delhi

cement testing services is a binder, a substance used in construction that sets, hardens, and adheres to other materials to bind them together. Cement is seldom used on its own but rather to bind sand and gravel (aggregate) together.

Cement mixed with fine aggregate produces mortar for masonry, or with sand and gravel produces concrete. Concrete is the most widely used material in existence and is behind only water as the planet’s most-consumed resource.

Types of cement testing services used in construction are usually inorganic, often lime or calcium silicate-based, which can be characterized as non-hydraulic or hydraulic, respectively, depending on the ability of the cement to set in the presence of water (see hydraulic and non-hydraulic lime plaster).

Types of Cement

  • Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC)
  • Portland Pozzalana Cement(PPC)
  • White Portland Cement (WPC)
  • Sulphate Resistant Cement (SRC)
  • Portland Slag Cement (PSC)

IS Followed: IS: 8112 /1989, IS: 269, IS: 12269, IS: 455,IS: 1489(P-1 & 2)

Parameters of Cement Testing

  • Consistency Test
  • Setting Time Test
  • Strength Test
  • Soundness Test
  • Fineness
  • Compressive Strength Test (7 days & 28 days)
  • Specific Gravity test
  • Heat of Hydration Test
  • Tensile Strength Test
  • Chemical analysis as per Standard

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