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Packed cement

Performance cemented

Our range of packed products are developed specifically to meet the demands of the modern building industry.

They are developed, manufactured and supplied to the building industry with six fundamental principles in mind. This is why only the best products carry the Lafarge name.

 

GENERAL  PURPOSE CEMENT

General Purpose cement can be used for traditional nominal mixes for all general applications. Available in 25kg paper bags.

Features 

  • 32,5R Portland limestone cement
  • Lower embodied CO2 than CEM I Portland cement
  • Based on sustainable cement technology containinglimestone additions for improved workability and less bleed
  • Store undercover, off the ground, in a dry area.

Why use General Purpose?

  • Fully compatible with all standard admixtures such asair-entraining agents, workability aids and waterproofers.

Applications

  • Good for all above-ground site applications. Ideal formortars and renders, screeds and DIY applications

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE+ CEMENT

High strength cement for excellent performance. Available in waterand tear resistant 25kg plastic packaging for durability.

Features 

  • Enhanced 42.5N strength class cement for better performance
  • Based on sustainable cement technology containing limestoneadditions giving:
  • Less bleeding and segregation
  • Lower embodied CO2 than CEM I Portland cement

Why use General Purpose+?

  • Plastic packaging; enables it to be stored outsidewithout risk of deterioration
  • Reduces wastage on site and improves sustainability
  • Fully compatible with all standard admixtures such asair-entraining agents, workability aids and waterproofers.

Applications

  • Ideal for all above-ground site applications, includingconcrete, mortar, render and screeds

POSTMIX

Premixed ready to use product composed of a selected blend of cements andaggregates intended for domestic use. Available in 20kg plastic packaging.

Features 

  • Plastic packaging enables it to be stored outsidewithout risk of deterioration
  • No mixing required, just add to water

Why use Postmix?

  • Sets in 5-10 minutes and then hardens rapidly
  • Allows quick fence panel hanging in around 30 minutes

Applications

  • Postmix fixes all types of wood, metal and concreteposts in all types of soil
  • Postmix should only be used for fixing posts and shouldnot be used for any other purpose


SUPER WHITE CEMENT

High early and 28 day 52,5R strength cement. Available in 25kg paper bags.64 bags per pallet.

Features 

  • Bright white colour
  • Can be used for traditional nominal mixes forall general applications
  • Does not contain any pigments
  • Compatible with all standard admixtures
  • Store undercover, off the ground, in a dry area

Why use Super White?

  • Used in exactly the same way as grey Portland cements andcan be used with coloured pigments as required
  • Provides attractive, light coloured, natural looking concrete

Applications

  • Ideal for cast stone, architectural precast concrete,paving slabs, street furniture and terrazzo flooring

SULPHATE RESISTANT CEMENT

Portland-fly ash cement with a high sulfate resistance* and a moderate heat ofhydration conforming to BS EN 197-1 CEM II/B-V 42,5N. Available in 25kg paper bags.

Features 

  • Recommended for use in below ground applications
  • Ideal for use where sulfates are present
  • Reduced alkali and water demand• Enhanced long term strength performance
  • Better resistance to chloride ingress and aggressiveenvironments than Portland cement (CEM I)

Why use Sulphate Restistant?

  • Resistant to sulfate attack on concretes, gouts and mortars
  • Suitable for use in virtually all sulfate conditions† as definedin BS 8500 and BRE Special Digest 1

Applications

  • For use in below ground or where enhanced durability is required. Ideal for concrete and mortars.

CONCRETE MIX

Premixed ready to use application composed of a blend of cement and aggregates.Available in 20kg plastic packaging.

Features 

  • No mixing required, just add water
  • Contains 10mm aggregate and graded sand

Why use Concrete Mix?

  • 28 day strength 20N/mm2

Applications

  • Ideal for small concrete jobs, paths, steps, patios, slabs and shed bases

HYDRATED LIME

A high calcium, non hydraulic, hydrated lime. Available in 20kg paper bags.

Features 

  • Fine, white, dry powder which lightens and brightens mortars
  • BS EN 459-1 CL90-S
  • Store undercover, off the ground, in a dry area

Why use Hydrated Lime?

  • Improves the workability, cohesiveness and water retention of Portland cement mortars and renders

Applications

  • Used for traditional nominal mixes for mortars and renders inconjunction with standard Portland based cements or inlime-washes without cement.

MORTAR MIX

Remixed ready to use mortar composed of a selected blend of cement, lime andaggregates for laying all types of brick and block. Available in 25kg plastic packaging.

Features 

  • Plastic packaging enables the product to be stored outside,next to bricks and blocks
  • Just add water

Why use Mortar Mix?

  • Highly workable buttery mix obtained every time, long board life
  • Quality Assured Mortar Mix

Applications

  • General purpose mortar used for laying bricks and block.

RAPID SET CEMENT

Fast setting cement available in 25kg paper packaging.

Features 

  • Delivers a strong, durable, high quality finish in a fraction of the time of standard cement for a variety of general building applications

Why use Rapid Set?

  • Sets within 1 hour 
  • Foot traffic within 4 hours 
  • Vehicular traffic within 12 hours 
  • Strong durable finish

Applications

  • Ideal for concrete, render and screed

 

For more information or to order contact us on:

  • Sales into Great Britain  +44 (0)1285 646900 (option 4)
  • Sales into Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland  +44 (0)28 8676 7281

* Can be classified as CEM II/B-V+SR when used in accordance with BS 8500 and BRE SD1

† Except DC4M

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