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Product Description

SUREBUILD is a premium quality cement which is available nationally and in Botswana and Zimbabwe. It is made from high quality raw materials; clinker being inter-ground with gypsum and blended or inter-ground with an appropriate amount of extender.
 

Applications

Typical applications are concrete, mortar, plaster, masonry products, paving, precast products, grouts, shotcrete, soil stabilization and other general home and DIY applications.

SUREBUILD is a tried and tested product that has been engineered to achieve a consistent and appropriate performance. SUREBUILD is compatible with commercial chemical admixtures.
 

Specification

SUREBUILD conforms to the 42,5 N strength class of SANS 50197-1 for common cements and, depending on source factory, is identified as one of:
  • CEM II/A 42,5 N
  • CEM II/B 42,5 N
  • CEM III/A 42,5 N
“CEM II/A” denotes portland composite cement with an extender content between 6 and 20%

“CEM II/B” denotes portland composite cement with an extender content between 20 and 35%

“CEM III/A” denotes blastfurnace cement with a blastfurnace slag content between35 and 65%

Extenders used in the manufacture of SUREBUILD include limestone (denoted “L”), fly ash (denoted “V”), and blastfurnace slag (denoted “S”). Blends of two or more of the above extenders are denoted “M”.

Examples:
SUREBUILD CEM II/B-M(V-S) 42,5 N SUREBUILD CEM II/A-L 42,5 N
 

Typical Properties

Physical Properties
Typical 42,5N results for PPC Group
SANS 50197-1 requirements
Setting times:
Initial: minutes
Final: hours


165
3,5


60 minimum
No requirement

Specific Area (Blaine):m2/kg ±400 No requirement
Compressive strength (mortar prism EN 196-1):
At 2 days (MPa)
At 28 days (MPa)


20
>48


>10,0
>42,5 <62,5
Soundness: Le Chatelier Expansion (mm) 1 10 maximum
Densities:
Relative density
Bulk density, aerated, kg/m3
Bulk density, as packed, kg/m3

3,05
1100-1300
1500
 
Approximate Volume: 50kg bag, litres ±33  
 

Storage

Cement bags are not weatherproof and should be stored indoors, tightly packed together under cover, off the ground to a maximum height of 12 bags.
 

Packaging

Bags – 50kg Polypropylene bags

(for transportation by road or rail):
  • Unitised 40 bags (2 tons) per unit
  • Unitised on a pallet 40 bags (2 tons) per unit
  • Unitised on a pallet and covered with plastic hood. 40 bags (2 tons) per unit.
(Please note the hood is shower-proof NOT waterproof)
(for transportation by the sea):
  • Sling bags 40 x 50kg bags in 2-ton sling bag
  • Containers: 50kg bags packed loose or in sling bags or on a pallet in standard shipping containers
Bulk
(for transportation by road or rail):
  • Bulk cement in road or rail tankers is not recommended as the high transportation cost does not make this viable
(for transportation by the sea):
  • Bulk cement in 1,5 ton bulk bags as break-bulk or packed in shipping containers
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