EverSure Type GP

EverSure Type GP cement is a premium Portland cement and is suited for use in structural concrete, domestic concrete, concrete products, mortars, grouts and soil stabilisation.  EverSure’s quality and consistency makes it an ideal choice for essentially every construction application.

Quality

EverSure Type GP cement exceeds the minimum specification set out in NZS3122:2009.  EverSure is produced using carefully selected raw materials.  Strict quality and process control throughout each stage of the manufacturing process ensures that a final consistent product is achieved.  The IANZ accredited laboratory provides testing support and certifies product despatched from the plant.  Golden Bay Cement further demonstrates its commitment to quality by having TELARC certification for their ISO 9001 Quality Management System. 

Applications

Cement is primarily used to produce concrete, the worlds most versatile and durable construction material.  EverSure is used in general purpose ready mix concrete applications, to high strength pre-cast and pre-stressed concretes in the commercial, industrial and residential sectors.  Other applications include use in DIY concrete through to use in mortar, render or grout or stabilisation for road construction.

Supply

EverSure Type GP cement is available in multi walled paper sacks from Golden Bay Cement stockists and in bulk from one of the seven customer service centres around the country.

Bag Sizes

 

20Kg

25Kg

40Kg

Bulk Bag

Bulk

EverSure

  x x x x

Typical Properties

EverSure Type GP cement is manufactured by grinding Portland cement clinker, gypsum and up to 10% mineral addition. 

Property

Units

EverSure

Relative Density

t/m3

 3.11

Bulk Density - Aerated

kg/m3

 1400

Bulk Density - Non Aerated

kg/m3

 1600

Specific Surface Area

m2/Kg

 340

Loss on Ignition

%

 3.1

Sodium Equivalent (NaEq)

%

 0.55

Free Lime

%

 2.0

Chloride Content

%

 0.004

 

 

Units

EverSure

NZS3122:2009

Initial Setting Time

Mins

 120

45 min

Final Setting Time

Hrs/Mins

 3:00

6.0 max

Soundness

%

 1

5.0 max

Sulphur Trioxide (SO3)

%

 2.23

3.5 max

3 days ISO CEN Comp Strength

MPa

 34.1

-

7 days ISO CEN Comp Strength

MPa

 45.0

35.0 min

28 days ISO CEN Comp Strength

MPa

 62.8

45.0 min

 

EverSure Type GP Cement Components

 

Units

EverSure

Portland Clinker

%

 91

Gypsum

%

 4

Limestone Mineral Addition

%

 5

Cement Improver

-

SikaGrind 870

 

EverSure Type GP Cement Hypothetical Compounds

Compound

Units

EverSure

C3S

%

 62.0

C2S

%

 13.8

C3A

%

 5.6

C4AF

%

 6.8

Compatibility

EverSure Type GP cement is compatible with Fly Ash conforming to AS3582.1 such as EverPlus Class C Fly Ash and Amorphous Silica conforming to AS/NZS3582.3 such as Microsilica 600.

EverSure is compatible with concrete admixtures conforming to AS 1478.  Admixtures should be added in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations.

 

EverSURE ISO

 

SL

EverSure meets the requirements of a SL Type cement as detailed in AS3972.

SR

EverSure meets the requirements of a SR Type cement as detailed in AS3972.

 

Note: Sulfate Resisting cement (Type SR) is no longer included in NZS 3122:2009.  Its removal in the most recent amendment reflects current New Zealand industry practice whereby sulfate resisting concrete is now achieved by using necessary replacement levels Microsilica 600 or EverPlus and appropriate binder contents, water/cement ratio, compaction and curing.

Particules

 

Frequency

EverSure is milled in a closed circuit system achieving a consistent proportion in the reactive size.