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The impact of temperature, mixing, and handling of cement on hardening time

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Handling time based on ambient temperature of 20–23°C, above 23°C: waiting, handling, and setting time will be less, below 23°C: waiting, handling, and setting time will be more.

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Check (every 5-10 seconds) that cement is no longer sticky and can be manipulated into desired shape without cracking

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Do not over-handle cement, this will increase temperature and shorten handling time

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Avoid creation of air bubbles and ensure homogenous mixture

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