PowerCrete

 

PowerCrete is a specially formulated Portland Composite Cement engineered for use in all mining, grouting and concrete works. PowerCrete is a specially formulated Portland Composite Cement engineered for use in all mining, grouting and concrete works.

Applications

 

PowerCrete comes in 25kg bags that are easier to carry, with special lining that reduces wastage due to pre-hydration especially underground. It offers consistent strength, fast setting speed, workability and durability, making it ideal for:

 

  • Back filling
  • Rock bolting
  • Shotcrete
  • Rock stopping
  • Shaft sinking and other development concrete works
  • Dam/reservoir construction

 

Strength Performance

 

PowetCrete offers the following characteristics:

 

  • A high rate of early strength development, improving the productivity of mining operations.
  • A fast drying rate, which allows for grout or concrete to quickly harden for fast mining advancement within a short time frame.
  • Improved workability for easier placing, compaction/grouting and finishing.
  • Better cohesion, ensuring that the concrete or grout stays uniformly mixed instead of segregation before the setting.

 

Guaranteed Quality

 

At Lafarge Zambia we are committed to developing high-quality products. Our products adhere to the strictest quality standards whilst meeting social and environmental requirements. This is made possible by a world-class Research and Development Centre in France which enables the Company to actively develop and enhance truly value-added products aimed at the unique needs and requirements of its various markets. To this end SupaSet has undergone stringent testing in laboratories and with customers to ensure the consistency and reliability for blockmaking and concrete applications.

 

Lafarge Zambia's manufacturing facilities are ISO: 9001 certified and boast the highest possible Quality Management Systems. SupaSet for blockmaking and concrete is a Class II cement classified as CEM II 42,5R and is formulated from portland cement clinker in accordance with the specifications of ZS EN: 197-1.

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