Today i will be talking about the importance of setting time of cement. This is important for you as a foreman because without the knowledge of setting time of cement, a lot of mistakes could be made that would result to total waste of materials (Concrete, Mortar) on site.
On This post, you’ll understand the meaning of Initial setting time Of Cement
You will understand the different types of setting time of cement.
You are also going to understand the importance of Initial and final setting time of cement
What is Initial setting time Of Cement?
The Initial Setting Time Of Cement starts right from when water is added to cement to the point where it starts to lose its plasticity.
According to According to BS 6699:1992, it should not be less than 15 mins for OPC (Ordinary Portland cement)