What are the tests to be conducted on cement?

The following tests are usually conducted to evaluate different properties of  cement.

Laboratory Test :-

  1. Compressive strength test of cement (cube)
  2. Specific Gravity test of Cement
  3. Consistency test of Cement
  4. Fineness Test of Cement by Dry Sieving
  5. Soundness test of Cement
  6. Initial and Final Setting Time test of Cement

Field/Onsite Test:-

  1. Presence of lumps
  2. Colour of cement
  3. Float test
  4. Adulteration Test
  5. Temperature test
  6. Date of packing 
  7. Setting time
  8. Strength test

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