# Tag: Cement

## Different Types of Mortar and Tests on MortarDifferent Types of Mortar and Tests on Mortar

Mortar is an intimate mixture of binding material, fine aggregate and water. When water is added to the dry mixture of binding material and the inert material, binding material develops the property that binds not only the inert material but also the surrounding stones and bricks. If the cement is the......

## The Properties of Ordinary Portland Cement and Physical Tests on CementThe Properties of Ordinary Portland Cement and Physical Tests on Cement

Cement is a commonly used binding material in the construction. The cement is obtained by burning a mixture of calcareous (calcium) and argillaceous (clay) material at a very high temperature and then grinding the clinker so produced to a fine powder. It was first produced by a mason Joseph Aspdin in......

## How to Calculate the Total Bags of Cement and Tons of Sand For Laying BlocksHow to Calculate the Total Bags of Cement and Tons of Sand For Laying Blocks

I previously discussed on How to Calculate The Total Bags of Cement for a Unit Area of Plastering, today, I will be discussing on how you can calculate the Quantity of Cement and Sand required for Laying Concrete Block of 450mm by 225mm by 225mm. As a Civil engineer, Quantity Surveyor......

## Different Types of Cement and their uses on Construction SiteDifferent Types of Cement and their uses on Construction Site

Cement is one of the most important material on construction site. Cement is use for most of the major work on site from sub-structure stage to finishing stage. Below are the list of different types of cement and there uses. [1] Acid Resistance Cement This is consists of acid resistance aggregates......

## Soil Stabilization Test on CementSoil Stabilization Test on Cement

The aim of soil stability test is to determine the effect of cement on OMC & MDD of the given soil sample. Different soil samples exist with various dry and wet densities. After compaction, the voids are reduced and the density is increased. There exist certain soil type that do not......