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February 05,

2015
Group #3

Miranda, Mark Joseph A.


CE152P A3

CEMENT IN THE
PHILIPPINES
Homework
#1

CEMEX
Trade Name Type

APO Portland

Island Portland

APO Portland

IP

Premium

Properties and
Features

Cost

Specially made for high performance


applications
220-230
Early strength achieved in less
time
(per 40kg
Best in overall quality and
Bag)
consistency
Made for high performance applications
and highly
engineered
construction
220-230
Brand of choice for mega
structures
(per 40kg
General-purpose Portland cement suitable
Bag)
for all uses
where special properties are not required
Allgenera
purpose
cement for
l construction
applicatio
ns
Higher ultimate
strength
255
(per 40kg
Specially formulated and manufactured
Bag)
with natural
minerals to provide additional properties
not found in
ordinary Portland
cement
Allgenera
purpose
cement for
l construction

Rizal Portland
Super

IP

APO Masonry
Cement

Rizal Masonry
Cement

Palitada King
Masonry
Cement

applicatio
ns
Roads, pavements, bridges, foundations,
(per 40kg
columns and
Bag)
245
slabs
Higher ultimate
strength
Effectively minimizes the carbon footprint
of regular
Portland cement
Allows better moisture
and
retention
adhesion
215-220
strength for improved
(per 40kg
usage
Bag)
Higher workability compared to traditional
cement
products
Less plaster
cracking
Sustainable alternative to other types of
cement in
masonry
applications
235
Higher workability compared to traditional
(per 40kg
cement
Bag)
products
Environmentfriendly
Specially formulated and manufactured to
produce a
mortar with superior properties for use in
masonry
applications
Superior adhesion
Increased water retention and less
cracking

215-220
(per 40kg Bag)

HOLICIM

Trade Name Type


Excel

IP

Properties and
Features

Cost

General purpose cement


For construction of concrete floor slabs,
columns,
beams, walls and pavements
Higher early strength = reduces
construction time
For hollow block laying and filling,
plastering, and
finishin
g
superior bond strength, increased
Has
water

WallRight

4X

retention, and smoother texture


Superior bond strength makes plastering
application
easier and faster

formulated for ready mix


Specially
concrete
applications
Has high compressive strength, high
workability and
is compatible with commonly available
admixtures

fo construction that
Ideal r
requires
optimized
concrete mix designs and fast construction
cycles

210

(per 40kg
Bag)

208

(per 40kg
Bag)

220

(per 40kg
Bag)

LAFARGE
Trade Name Type

Rapidset

Properties and
Features

Cost

High early and final day strength and


faster setting
tim
e
220-230
40kg

cement content to achieve the (per


Bag)
Reduced
concrete strength

for general concrete

required

foundation

Fortune

IP

Republic

IP

Portland Plus

Wallmaster

Ideal
applications:
s,
columns, walls, slabs, beams
Lower water requirement than Ordinary
220-230
Portland Cement
(OP
(per 40kg
C)
Bag)
Higher compressive strength, exceeding ASTM
standards
for OPC
With TIBAY ENHANCERS, makes concrete more
compact
and more resistant to water and chemical
attacks for
220-230
superior durability
Higher compressive strength, minimized
(per 40kg
shrinkage and
Bag)
cracking

Suitable for various application


With LIGHT MICRO-FILLER TECHNOLOGY,
produces
210-220
lighter plaster and smoother finish
(per 40kg Bag)
Lighter and stickier plaster

NORTHERN
Trade Name Type
Ordinary
Portland
Cement
Pozzolona
Cement

IP
P

Properties and Features


Made by mixed Portland cement clinker
with certain
percentage of gypsum
Less water requirement
Develops strength longer in curing period

Cost
200-220
(per 40kg Bag)

200-230
(per 40kg Bag)

PACEMC
O
Trade Name Type
Extra Super
Concrete

Supreme
Pozzolan

Espesyalista
Masonry Blend

Properties and Features

Cost

Widely used for general concrete


construction when
210-230
special properties are not required
(per 40kg Bag)
Used when high strength is no necessary
at early
200-230
stage
(per 40kg Bag)
A cement that its properties are specially
dedicated
220-230
for plastering, concrete hollow block laying (per 40kg Bag)
& filling,

and finishing purposes

EAGLE
Trade Name Type
Cement
Strongcem

Cement
Advanced

IP

Properties and Features

Cost

Desired concrete characteristics can be


modified
220-230
from fresh to hardened state
(per 40kg Bag)
Best reinforcement for industrial
construction
Use Block Bottom Packaging
Multi-purpose blended cement
220-230
(per
40kg Bag)
Enhances concrete workability
Improved strength and long term durability

References
http://cemap.org.ph/?page_id=1169
http://www.cemexphilippines.com/ProductsServices/CementType
s.aspx https://ph.news.yahoo.com/cemex-lafarge-raise-cementprices-155104070.html
http://www.holcim.ph/productadvisor/products/cement.html
http://www.lafarge.com.ph/wps/portal/ph/cement-products
http://www.ncc.com.ph/
http://www.pacemco.com/products.html
http://www.eaglecement.com.ph/products.php
Canvassing at nearby hardware store: Demabasa Builders and Co.