Tests on Limestones Tests on Limestones; The following practice tests are made on limestones to set on their suitability: Physical tests Heat test Chemical test Ball test. Physical Test: Pure limestone is white in color. Hydraulic limestones are blue-gray grey, ...
Tag: Ball test
Ball test; This test is carried to identify whether the lime refers to class C or to class B. By adding enough water about 40 mm size lime balls have proceeded and they are left even for six hours. Then the balls are located in a basin of water.
If within minutes slow extension and slow disintegration cause it shows class C lime. If there is little or no enlargement, but only cracks issue it belongs to class B lime.