White Cement

White Cement

 

Holcim Lebanon's subsidiary "Société Libanaise des Ciments Blancs" produces white cement in bags and in bulk.

 

 

 

White Portland cement in bag

Composition

This product is manufactured by grinding a blend of white clinker, selected limestone and calcium sulfate as setting regulator. White clinker is produced by a specific process from selected raw materials with very low content of metal oxides, particularly iron oxide

Specific characteristics

The main characteristic of this product is its high whiteness index. Other characteristics are similar to those of portland limestone cement.

Limestone addition and high fineness provide an excellent workability that provides an easier placement and surface finishing. White portland cement mixed with limestone aggregates gives to concrete and mortar a color close to natural limestone. The white portland cement can be easily colored by addition of metal oxide pigments.

Fields of application

White mortar and white concrete have an infinite variety of shapes and surface finish. The mains applications are:

  • White bricklaying and plastering mortar
  • Repointing of stone masonry
  • Artificial stone

 

 

 

White Portland cement in bulk

Composition

This product has the same composition as white cement in bags.  

Specific characteristics

All the characteristics of white cement in bulk are similar to the ones mentioned above (in bags). 

Fields of application

White mortar and white concrete provide an infinite variety of shapes and surface finish. The main applications are:

  • Artificial stone
  • Precast street furniture
  • Fair-faced and architectural concrete