# Tag: Cement

## Cement and It’s UsesCement and It’s Uses

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 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

As 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 mix......

## 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

As 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 calculations......

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

Fineness 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 water,......

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

Cement 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 the......