The word Cement has come from the Roman word ‘Opus Caementicium’ Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. The most important use of cement is the production of mortar and concrete—the bonding of natural or artificial aggregates to form a strong building material that is durable in the face of normal environmental effects. Learn More about cement
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How to calculate No. of cement bags required for 1m3 of cement:
In order to calculate how many bags of cement required in 1m3 , you should know about the dry density of cement.
In general Density = Mass/Volume
Dry Density of cement = Dry Mass/ Unit Volume
Got confused? Let me explain: In general cement consists of moisture content so Mass of cement includes Cement with Moisture content
Dry Mass includes cement without moisture content
So, Usually, 4% of moisture content is present in cement.
Dry Density of Cement = 1440kg/m3
Each bag of cement consists of = 50kg
No. of bags in 1m3 = 1440/50
= 29bags (approx)
Approximately 29 bags are required for 1m3 of cement.
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