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CEM II / A - P 42,5 N

CEM II / A - P 42.5 N is a Portland pozzolan cement suitable for civil engineering, building applications, ready-mixed concrete, and concrete products. In comparison with CEM I cements, it has higher sulphate resistance properties and a lower heat of hydration.

CEM II / A - P 42.5 N is based on Portland type clinker mixed with natural cementitious materials. According to ELOT EN 197-1 is a Composite Portland cement with strength category 42.5. CEM II / A - P 42.5 N conforms to the requirements of ELOT EN 197-1, is certified from independent body and carries a CE Mark.



Contractual concrete production

Marine concrete

Can be used in most applications where CEM I Portland cement.


Reference should be made to the Greek Concrete Norm KΤS 97.



Grey in color

Consistent strength meeting all the conformity criteria in ΕLΟΤ EN 197-1.

Compatible with admixtures.

Trial mixes are recommended to determine the optimum mix proportions.



CEM II / A - P 42.5 N N is available in bulk throughout Greece.



This product in bulk should be stored in sealed silo.


Conditions of use

CEM II / A - P 42.5 N may be used for wide varieties of concretes.

To achieve optimum performance from CEM II / A - P 42.5 N in concrete or other products, it is essential that it is correctly used.

Recommended mixes could be given from the contacts listed.

It is essential to use the correct materials, proportion and mix the materials properly, add the correct amount of water, compact, cure and protect as appropriate. When using CEM II / A - P 42.5 N cement, it is particularly important to ensure that effective curing is applied.

Normal hot and cold weather practice should also be followed.

The final finish quality of this material will depend upon the operative having the required skills and a familiarity with the material and its application methods.


Technical Support

Further information or specification advice on CEM II / A - P 42.5 N and the full range of Heracles cements can be obtained through the contacts listed.


Health and Safety

Contact between cement powder and body fluids (like sweat) may cause irritation, dermatitis or burns. Cement is classified as an irritant under the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging Regulations)

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