Standard Method of Test for
Fineness of Portland Cement by the Turbidimeter
AASHTO Designation: T 98-991 (2004)
ASTM Designation:C 115-96a
1.1.This test method covers determination of the fineness of portland cement as represented by
a calculated measure of specific surface, expressed as square centimeters of total surface area per gram, or square meters of total surface area per kilogram, of cement, using the
Wagner turbidimeter. 2
1.2.This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.3.The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound equivalents may be approximate.
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