There are different uses of cement such as to make cement mortar, cement concrete which are used in construction of various types of masonry and concrete structures. These uses of cement are discussed in detail. Uses of Cement Following are the different uses of cement in construction works: To prepare......

# Tag: Cement

## How to Calculate The Total Bags of Cement for a Unit Area of PlasteringHow to Calculate The Total Bags of Cement for a Unit Area of Plastering

February 23, 2018February 23, 2018As a Civil Engineer on site, you should be able to know the amount of cement require for plastering a Particular Area covered. Knowing this will prevent you from running loss. I will explain to you how to calculate the amount of cement require for plastering We use the following......

## How to Calculate the Total Bags of Cement and Tones of Sand for a Particular Volume of ConcreteHow to Calculate the Total Bags of Cement and Tones of Sand for a Particular Volume of Concrete

February 21, 2018February 21, 2018As an Engineer on site, you must know the amount of cement and sand require for a particular volume of concrete. Knowing this will prevent you from running loss. I will explain to you how to calculate the amount of cement and sand require for any volume of concrete. The......

## Testing for the Fineness of Cement and it’s SignificantTesting for the Fineness of Cement and it’s Significant

February 20, 2018February 20, 2018Fineness of Cement is measured by sieving cement on standard sieve. The proportion of cement of which the cement particle sizes are greater than the 90 micron is determined. Why to test fineness test of Cement? We know that cement hydrates with the presence of water. When cement is mixed with the......

## Cement Initial and Final Setting TimeCement Initial and Final Setting Time

February 18, 2018February 18, 2018Cement is widely used material in building construction for making cement mortar and concrete. As we know that cement start hydrates when it is mixed with water. In presence of water, cement has a property to achieve strength and get hardened within a short period. So its mandate to place......