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CEMENT / PAKISTAN

 

Cement from Pakistan

PAKISTAN ORIGIN CEMENT – MARCH 2017

                                                      

¨      Commodity:  

Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), Grades: 42.5N / 43 / 42.5R / 53, White Cement (WC), Sulphate Resistant Cement (SRC), and other specialized cements.

 

¨      Suppliers-cum-Exporters

Cement manufacturing Plants operating in Pakistan.

 

¨      Minimum Quantity under single shipment

As per Buyers’ requirement, subject to minimum 140-tons (Five of 20ft-containers load, each of 28-tons). For break-bulk shipment minimum 15,000 tons under single shipload.

                                                       

  • Payment

100% Invoice value under irrevocable LC from one of the first class international schedules banks, payable at sight, without recourse, while for small parcels (below 500-tons) payment 100% in advance in the account of the Cement Plant.

 

  • Change in Prices

Subject to revision in case of increase in Cost of inputs, levy and amendment of taxes by Government of Pakistan.

 

  • Shipment Time Frame

Within 4-6 weeks from the date of receipt of an operative LC;

 

  • Packing

Cement will be packed in polypropylene bags of 50 kg net shipped weight.

 

  • Indicative Price

Current indicative FOB Pakistan sea Port prices in USA Currency, per metric ton are as under:

 

i)                   FOLLOWING PRICES ARE PREVAILING IN PAKISTAN FOR DIFFERENT KINDS OF CEMENT, THE QUOTED BELOW PRICES ARE INDICATIVE WHILE FIRM OFFER SHALL BE MADE ON RECEIPT OF FIRM INQUIRY FROM INTERESTED BUYERS INDICATING TYPE OF CEMENT, EXACT REQUIRED QUANTITY, PORT OF DISCHARGE, ETC.

                                                                                            US$/MT
ORDINARY PORTLAND CEMENT ('OPC') GRADE 42.5N            59.50
OPC, GRADE 42.5R OR GRADE 43 (FOR INDIA)                         60.75
SULPHATE RESISTANT CEMENT ('SRC')             QUOTE AGAINST INQUIRY
WHITE CEMENT                                                           -DO-           -DO-

PACKED IN PP BAG OR PAPER BAG 50-KG NET SHIPPED WEIGHT.
DELIVERY WITHIN 4-WEEKS FROM RECEIPT OF FIRM ORDER.
PAYMENT FOR SMALL PARCELS 40% ADVANCE, BALANCE 70% ON SHIPMENT, WHILE FOR ORDERS OVER 1,000 TONS UNDER DOCUMENTARY LETTER OF CREDIT, PAYABLE AT SIGHT.

C&F OR CIF QUOTE COULD BE MADE ON RECEIPT OF FIRM INQUIRY STATING PORT OF DISCHARGE. OTHER DETAILS WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED AS MENTIONED ON THE 'CEMENT-PAKISTAN' PAGE ON GRW WEBSITE..

¨      Laboratory Testing Certificate (Specifications):

Chemical specifications of different kinds of cement are exhibited below.

 

FIRM OFFER WOULD BE MADE AGAINST FOLLOWING INFORMATION

¨      Serious specific inquiry.

¨      Exact required quantity, (under single shipment) and Port of Discharge.

¨      Cost of inspection from SGS is included in the indicative prices.

¨      FCL (20-ft standard type container): 28-tons.

¨      Each bag shall be printed with cement name, make, brand, Produce of Pakistan.

 

More Info: Kindly contact GRW Global Corporation (Grwglobal@aol.com).

SPECIFICATIONS

Currently prevailing indicative price for the White Cement, is SEE FURTHER ABOVE ON WHITE CEMENT ABOUT PRICING

      LABORATORY TEST REPORT

PAKISTAN ORIGIN WHITE CEMENT

  PACKING: Single PP Bag, weight 50-kg net.

CHEMICAL

COMPOSITION        SPECIFICATIONS  BS12-1958

               (%)

L.O.1               04.15               -----------

SiO2                22.30               No Limit

AI2O3             03.76               No Limit

Fe2O3             00.52     Not more than 1.0% (P.S. 1630-1984)

CaO                 62.46               No Limit

MgO                02.36         Not more than 4.0%

S O3                02.80         Not more than 3.0%

Free CaO         04.80               ------------

H. M.               02.39               ------------

S. M.               05.20               No Limit

L.S.F.              00.90   Not less than 0.66% not more than 1.02%

 

Blaine:                        4150cm2/gm

Whiteness (about)      88.70% (Hunter Scale)

 

PHYSICAL TEST      BS 12      ASTM C150

FITNESS                (Minimum)   (Minimum)

Specific Surface m2/kg   225           280

                                    MAXIMUM    MAXIMUM

Le Chatelier Test (mm)         10             -------

Autoclave Expansion (%)   ------               08

Soundness

Compressive   DAYS    MINIMUM     MINIMUM  

Strength             3           23N/mm2         1,800 psi    

                                       7              -------              --------

                        28            41N/mm2        2,800 psi

Setting Time      MINIMUM    MAXIMUM

(Vical Test)

Initial (Minutes)      0 – 45            ---------

Final (Minutes)                    -----          10-00 to 08-00

 

 

DATED: MARCH 2014

SPECIFICATIONS

 

 

Quality Control Department

 Cement Test Report

 March  2014

 

PS-232- 2008 (R)

Pakistan origin Cement, Grade 42.5R

REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL TESTS

Blaine m2/Kg

225 m2/Kg

323

Residue

-

2.1

 Expansion

10  mm (Max)

1.0

Setting Time

Initial (Minutes)

30 Minutes (Min)

160

Final (Minutes)

600 Minutes (Max)

225

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH

03 Days  

4786 PSI (Min)

6123

07 Days  

5366 PSI (Min)

7406

28 Days  

7687 PSI (Min)

9141

CHEMICAL TESTS

L.O.I. %

3.0 % Max

1.35

IR %

1.5 % Max

0.30

SiO2 %

-

21.24

Al2O3 %

-

5.86

Fe2O3 %

-

3.63

CaO %

-

62.53

MgO %

6.0 % Max

1.89

K2O %

 

0.88

Na2O %

 

0.17

SO3 %

3.0% Max

2.78

Chloride %

-

0.0025

C3A

-

9.39

ALM

-

1.61

SIM

-

2.24

LSF

0.80-1.02

0.88

SPECIFICATIONS

LABORATORY TEST REPORT

PAKISTAN ORIGIN OPC CEMENT

GRADE: EN 197 - 42.5N  / 43

PACKING: Single PP Bag, weight 50-kg net.

Chemical Analysis

Test     Result(%)       Limits   Comp.  Unit  Result   Limits

SiO2                21.17   None     LSF              0.92       None

Al2O3               4.94   None     HM               2.21       None

Fe2O3               3.96   None     SM               2.38       None

CaO                 63.38   None    AM                1.25       None

MgO                  2.44   None    C3S   %       53.80       None

K2O                  0.64   None    C2S   %       20.19       None

Na20                 0.12   None  C3A   %         6.40       None

SO3(MAX)       1.68     3.5     C4AF  %       12.04       None

Cl(MAX)        0.007   0.10       LO1   %         2.09     Max 5.0

A.E(MAX)       0.54    0.60        ---     ----       -----      ---------

TTL Alkalies     0.78  

Physical Test

Test                 Unit     Result Limits     Tests               Unit    Result    Limits

Fineness       M2/Kg    315      None   Expansion(mm)  1.64    Max 10         

Consistency    %        25.64    None   Setting Time

                                                            Initial(Minutes)   180                   Min 60

                                                            Final(Minutes)     210                  None

Compressive Strength

Period

(Days)             Unit                 Result             Limits

   03                  MPa                39.48               Min.10

   07                  MPa               50.27

   28                 MPa                 61.91   Min.42.5 Max 61.91

 

 

DATED: MARCH 2014

Sulphate Resistance Cement  SRC

Specifications Sheet of Sulphate Resistance Cement (SRC) Type V or 52.5 – ASTMC-150

Chemical Composition

Silicon Dioxide (SiO2)

%

±21.85

Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3)

%

±4.30

Ferric Oxide (Fe2O3)

%

±4.98

Calcium Oxide (CaO)

%

±64.10

Magnesium Oxide (MgO)

%

±1.09 (Controlled MgO provides excellent soundness)

Sulphur Trioxide (SO3)

%

±2.3 (Controls setting time and optimises strength)

Loss of Ignition (LOI)

%

3.5 Max

Insoluble Residue (IR)

%

±0.39 (Indicates proper processing)

Tricalcium Silicate (C3S)

%

±56.0 (Facilitate early strength development)

Dicalcium Silicate (C2S)

%

±14.0

Tricalcium Aluminate (C3A)

%

±2.70

Tricalcium Alumino Ferrice (C4AF)

%

±15

Chromium (Cr)

%

3.0 Max

Alkalies content

%

0.95 Max

Physical and Mechanical Properties

Blain

M2/KG

±3.25 (Contributes to improved workability and faster rate of hydration)

Autoclave Expansion

%

±0.02

Normal Consistency

%

±27.5

Initial Setting Time

Mts

±150

Final Setting Time

Mts

±290

Air Content

%

±10.5

Compression Strength

@ 03 DAYS

PSI

±2800 (early strenght build-up)

@ 07 DAYS

PSI

±4150

@ 28 DAYS

PSI

±4750 (later strenght build-up)

Sulphate Resistance 14 days expansion (C452)

%

±0.06 Max

 

Note: the above chemical, physical and mechnial composition and properties are for indicative purposes only and could change depnding on the final mill selected.