2021-2-17 · 5.2 Slump test. 5.3 Taking a sample of cement. 5.4 Sand testing and practice. 5.5 Water:cement ratio (weight) 5.6 Cement:sand ratio (weight) 5.7 Additional tests. Material testing and practice plays a vital part to the integrity of the material and the satisfaction of all parties concerned in the production of a sound ferrocement craft.