Soil-Cement Lining - Civil Engineering

Friday, 6 September 2019

Soil-Cement Lining

Soil-Cement Lining

When the lining is done by using a mixture of soil and cement is known as soil-cement liningThe quantity of the used cement in the soil-cement lining is 5 to 10 % of the weight of dry soil. 

The mixture, in a proportion of 5 to 10% cement and 90 to 95 % is uniformly mixed dry, and then water is added, and again thoroughly mixed so as to bring the soil to its optimum moisture content. The mixture is placed at the site, and it is made properly compact. At least seven days it kept covered with wet sand for curing.

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