1. TESTS ON CEMENT
To determine the fineness of cement by dry sieving as per
IS: 4031 (Part 1) - 1996.
The fineness of cement is measured by sieving it through a
standard sieve. The proportion of cement, the grain sizes of
which, is larger than the specified mesh size is thus determined.
FIG. 1 : IS SIEVE
90µm IS Sieve
Balance capable of weighing 10g to the nearest 10mg
iii) A nylon or pure bristle brush, preferably with 25 to 40mm
bristle, for cleaning the sieve