IS : 2686 - 1977 Indian Standard SPECIFICATION FOR CINDER AGGREGATES FOR USE IN LIME CONCRETE ( First Revision)
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0.1 This I ndian Standard (First Revision) was adopted by the Indian Standards Institution on 30 September 1977, after the draft finalized by the Building Limes Sectional Committee had been approved by the Civil Engineering Division Council.
0.2 Cinder, which is available in plenty as a waste product from locomotives, thermal power houses, etc, and possessing pozzolanic properties may be advantageously utilized as a building material. Its pozzolanic proper tics make it particularly suitable as an aggregate for lime concrete. Its light-wright makes it fit for the manufacture of precast blocks. However, for satisfactory use, the quality of cinder nerds control with regard to chemical composition, soundness, etc, and this standard is intended to provide guidance in this respect.