Cement

Cement

...a wide range of cement available...

A leader in cement production and sales throughout Portugal, CIMPOR offers a wide range of products for diverse, and increasingly challenging, projects and constructions.

Our dedicated team of experienced staff know the ins and outs of cement and cement production and their constant attention and response to current civil construction challenges, allow us to offer a wide range of quality products and optimised processes.

At CIMPOR, our cement meets the requirements of standard “PS EN 197-1:2012 Cement - Part 1: Composition, specifications, and conformity criteria for common cements”, which classifies cements into different types that are then divided into three strength classes. In compliance with the other legal requirements of Regulation (EU) No. 305/2011, all CIMPOR cements are certified and carry CE marking.

In addition to product certifications, CIMPOR has had its Quality Management System certified as meeting standard PS EN ISO 9001:2015, having been awarded the highest recognition for its rigorous, exacting policies geared toward meeting CIMPOR customer, and other stakeholder needs.

 

Products


Name Description / Goal order
HL 5 Hydraulic lime consisting of baked marly limestone which is subsequently ground. Suitable for all kinds of mortars. Ideal for use on wet and clay soils. 9
CEM II/B-L 32,5 R (br) White Portland-limestone cement, consisting of clinker and filler with moderate strength at all standard ages. Suitable for all types of concrete and white or coloured mortars. 8
CEM II/A-L 52,5 N (br) White Portland-limestone cement consisting of clinker and filler. This cement produces white or coloured concrete with a high aesthetic value. Suitable for all strength classes. 7
CEM I 52,5 R (br) White cement composed almost entirely of clinker, allowing for the production of white or coloured concretes with superior architectural performance. Good for both reinforced and prestressed concrete. Best suitable for works requiring very high strength at all standard ages. 6
CEM II/B-L 32,5 N Portland-limestone cement, consisting of clinker and limestone filler. Best suitable for all kinds of mortars and general construction work. Suitable for moderate-strength concrete. Appropriate when pumping mass concrete. 4
CEM II/A-L 42,5 R Portland-limestone cement, consisting of clinker and limestone filler. Produces highly resistant, workable concrete. A very versatile cement with a wide range of uses, best suitable for strength classes in the range of C25/30 to C40/55. Best suited for environments inductive of carbonation. 3
CEM I 42,5 R Contains more than 95% of finely ground clinker. Suitable for various applications: industrial mortars, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, general purpose grout, and fiber cement. Widely used for underground construction and geotechnical work. Best suited for environments inductive of carbonation. 2
CEM IV/B (V) 32,5 N - SR Sulphate resistant Pozzolanic cement, consist of clinker with C3A ≤ 9 % and fly ash. Concrete with a low heat of hydration. Recommended for moderate strength concrete exposed to aggressive environments, specifically for those containing chlorides and/or sulphates. Suitable for moderate-strength mass concrete. 2
CEM IV/A (P) 42,5 R Pozzolanic cement consisting of clinker and natural pozzolana. Produces highly resistant concrete, best suitable for strength classes in the range of C25/30 to C30/37. Particularly suited to marine work and mass concrete. 13
CEM II/B-P 32,5 N Portland pozzolana cement consisting of clinker and natural pozzolana. Best suitable for all kinds of mortars and general construction work. Suitable for low and moderate-strength concrete. 12
CEM II/A-P 42,5 R Portland pozzolana cement consisting of clinker and natural pozzolana. Produces highly resistant concrete, best suitable for strength classes in the range of C25/30 to C35/45. 11
CEM IV/A (V) 42,5 R – SR Sulphate resistant Pozzolanic cement, consist of clinker with C3A ≤ 9 % and fly ash. Concrete with a low heat of hydration. Recommended for moderate to high strength concrete, (classes C30/37 to C35/45) exposed to aggressive environments, specifically for those containing chlorides and/or sulphates. Suitable for mass concrete. 10
CEM I 52,5 R Contains more than 95% of finely ground clinker. Capable of producing very high strength concrete at very early ages, even in cold climates. Suitable for both reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, best suitable for strength classes in the range of C40/50 and C50/60. 1.1





Services

Technical Support: Cement and Hydraulic lime
The Technical Sales Department at CIMPOR offers a personalised information and consulting service that aims to provide products in line with the expectations of stakeholders operating in the current construction market - architects and engineers, concrete and mortar producers, builders, contractors and consultants, among others.

This department comprises certified technicians with experience in multiple areas relating to the production and use of cement, concrete and mortars.

The services provided include; support in selecting cement for specific projects, concrete composition evaluation, providing information relating to product quality, and consulting regarding frameworks applied to the certification of construction materials.

CIMPOR's Central Laboratory also provides any services necessary should laboratory studies and tests be required.

Transport Service 
Cimpor provides bulk transportation services for cement and Hydraulic lime via 25-ton truck.





Production Process

Description of the manufacturing phase - (pdf for download)

Interactive video of the manufacturing phase (360º)

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Infographic of the manufacturing phase





Certifications

CIMPOR INDÚSTRIA is certified in the following Management Systems::

In addition to that, since 2005, CIMPOR has had its 3 Production Centers in Alhandra, Loulé and Souselas registered within EMAS(2) – Community Eco-Management and Audit System, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1221/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 25th November 2009, as amended, further promoting the continuous improvement and transparency of the communication of its environmental performance.

(1)  Applicable to CIMPOR INDÚSTRIA, for production and commercialization of cements and commercialization of Hydraulic lime, White Cement and Dry Mortars.
(2)  Applicable to the plants of Alhandra, Loulé and Souselas.
(3)  Applicable to the plants of Alhandra, Loulé and Souselas and Maia, São Pedro da Torre, Darque, Castelo Novo and Régua Depots.