AshakaCem

Ashakacem is the 'Star of the North' a famous brand that has proven record of quality & integrity. It exhibits excellent strength performance at all ages with versatility and enhanced durability benefits. It has superior workability and good early strength which makes it suitable for both general purpose and structural concrete application.

ASHAKACEM IS CATEGORIZED BY

  • Superior workability for easy to handle, productive concrete and mortar work
  • Strength that meets the needs of domestic and most contract site projects
  • Quality and reliability of renowned Ashakacem brand Enhanced durability
  • Availability
  • The 'Greenest' formulation in our unique environmentally friendly range of products.

COMPOSITION AND CONFORMANCE

AshakaCem is produced from our Ashaka plant by intergrinding Portland cement clinker with a controlled amount of limestone and gypsum. This cement conforms to the NIS 444-1: 2003 & EN 197-1:2011 specifications.

APPLICATIONS

AshakaCem is typically delivered in 50Kg bags for convenience and ease of handling. The versatile product offers a reliable quality, high performance solution to the requirements of a wide range of applications, namely:

  • Home concrete work such as foundation and garden paths
  • Medium strength concrete for drive ways, unreinforced light industrial floors and mass concrete
  • Canal precast element
  • Masonry work: mortar and plaster
  • Brick and block making
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Suspended slabs

THE LAFARGE ADVANTAGE

  • Manufacturing excellence
  • Quality assurance
  • Unequaled International resources
  • Concern for people
  • Environmental responsibility

GUIDELINE FOR MIX (BY VOLUME)

APPLICATIONS CEMENT SAND AGGREGATE WATER/CEMENT

MEDIUM STREGTH CONCRETE

Grade 25/30

1 Headpan 1.5 Headpans 3 Headpans

0.5 Headpans

SMALL STREGTH CONCRETE

GRADE 15/20

1 Headpan 2 Headpans 4 Headpans 0.5 Headpans
LEAN MIXES  1 Headpan 3 Headpans 6 Headpans 0.5 Headpans
MORTAR (GENERAL PURPOSES ) 1 Headpan 6 Headpans    

Disclaimer: The material proportions in the table are based on standard practice

and good quality of other materials used with the cement. Therefore, they should be used as guide only.

SAFETY IN OPERATION

  • Always wear protective clothing, boots, gloves and safety glasses
  • Wash cement off skin immediately with water and mild soap
  • Thoroughly rinse any cement in eyes with water and seeks medical assitance if irritation persists
  • Incorrect lifting of the bag can place a strain/injury on the spine