The cube test is the Remove the specimen from water after specified curing time and wipe out excess water from the surface. Place the specimen in the machine in such a manner that the load shall be applied to the opposite sides of thecube cast. Align the specimen centrally on the base plate of the machine.
Precautions for Tests The water for curing should be tested every 7 days and the temperature of the water must be at 27+-2oC. Procedure for Concrete Cube Test Remove the specimen from the water after specified curing time and wipe out excess water from the surface.
Cube Testing The cubes are generally tested at 7 & 28 days unless specific early tests are required, for example to remove a concrete shutter safely prior to 7 days. Usually 1 cube will be tested at 7 days and 2 cubes at 28 days, however this may vary depending of the requirements, check the design first.