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DensityDensity

Le Chatelier flask - ASTM C 188 Standard

Test Method for Density of Hydraulic Cement

HeliumHelium pycnometer pycnometer 

• Range= 3100 to 3250 kg/m3

• Average = 3150 kg/m3 (196 lb/ft3)

• Not indicator of quality

• Used for mixture proportioning

calculations

Relative density (specific gravity) = 3.15

Bulk DensityBulk Density

Bulk density of cement varies
between

830 kg/m3 (52 lb/ft3)

and

1650 kg/m3 (103 lb/ft3).

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