This specification covers natural cement. The chemical requirements and the physical requirements are detailed in the specification. The natural cement shall be subjected to fineness, autoclave expansion, time of setting, air content of mortar, and compressive strength tests using specified methods.
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1.1 This specification covers natural cement and quick-setting natural cement.
Note 1—Examples of typical past uses of natural cement include unit masonry mortar, cement plaster, grout, whitewash, and concrete.
1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard. Values in SI units [or inch-pound units] shall be obtained by measurement in SI units [or inch-pound units] or by appropriate conversion, using the Rules for Conversion and Rounding given in , of measurements made in other units [or SI units]. Values are stated in only SI units when inch-pound units are not used in practice.
1.3 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C109/C109M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50-mm] Cube Specimens)
C114 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Hydraulic Cement
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C151 Test Method for Autoclave Expansion of Hydraulic Cement
C183 Practice for Sampling and the Amount of Testing of Hydraulic Cement
C185 Test Method for Air Content of Hydraulic Cement Mortar
C187 Test Method for Amount of Water Required for Normal Consistency of Hydraulic Cement Paste
C188 Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement
C191 Test Methods for Time of Setting of Hydraulic Cement by Vicat Needle
C204 Test Methods for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement by Air-Permeability Apparatus
C219 Terminology Relating to Hydraulic Cement
C305 Practice for Mechanical Mixing of Hydraulic Cement Pastes and Mortars of Plastic Consistency
C465 Specification for Processing Additions for Use in the Manufacture of Hydraulic Cements
C778 Specification for Sand
C786 Test Method for Fineness of Hydraulic Cement and Raw Materials by the 300-m (No. 50), 150-m (No. 100), and 75-m (No. 200) Sieves by Wet Methods
hydraulic cement; natural cement; specification; Cement;
ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)
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