Title: Properties And Problems Of Specifica-Masonry Cement
Author(s): J. C. Pearson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 349-361
Great diversity cements and lack in the characteristics of masonry of adequate specifications for them suggested a questionnaire as to what properties of these cements are most important in service. Answers these cements are most important in service. Answers yielded the following order: (1) plasticity: (2) volume change: (3) weather resistance: (4) adhesion: (5) elasticity: (6) rate of stiffening: (7) efflorescence: (8) impermeability: (9) strength: (10) staining. Author discusses possibility of test for these properties in the light of him own test data and the opinions of others.