SF Cement
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SF™ Cement Developed to meet the strength and durability needs of high performance concrete. Eliminates the need for specialized handling equipment.

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The shotcrete used for the project contained Lafarge SF Cement in order to reduce rebound, reduce permeability, and increase strength. Shotcrete Cement Storage Dome, Lafarge Plant, Bath, ON Lafarge SF Cement, a portland silica fume cement, was developed to meet the customer’s needs for high performance concrete. Lafarge was the first to introduce this type of cement in the North American market in 1983. Lafarge SF Cement is produced by blending portland cement and silica fume. Silica fume, made up of spherical particles 100 times finer than cement particles, is a by-product from the...

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The Confederation Bridge Seven different types of concrete incorporating SF Cement were required to provide various combinations of the following properties: • • • • • • • • low permeability to chloride ions high-early-strength (for post-tensioning) high resistance to ice-abrasion low heat rise in massive sections underwater placement (tremie concrete) slip-forming high density for ballast resistance to freezing and thawing, and sea water attack (all exposed concrete) • pumping (most concrete) • high flow in congested areas • controlled set All concrete materials were tested to demonstrate...

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Lafarge Blended Cements provide a significant contribution to sustainable construction. The use of these materials in concrete production consumes less energy and offers improved efficiency and building performance. These materials can also be used to help achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) points in the USGBC's (U.S. Green Building Council) and CaGBC’s (Canada LEED programs. The 12.9 km (8 miles) long Confederation Bridge connects Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick in Eastern Canada. The main structural elements, consisting of piers and girders, were precast...

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Properties of “Fresh Concrete” Water requirements – Concrete mixes containing this cement may require more water for a given slump. Water reducers and/or high range water reducers are recommended. Air Content – When changing mix ingredients, it is prudent and recommended to check air-entraining dosage and adjust as necessary. Workability – This cement may reduce workability of high cement content concrete mixes with equal slump. Bleeding – Concrete containing this cement can have reduced bleed water. Segregation – There is no segregation issue related to this product. Heat of Hydration –...

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Precast Concrete Holyoke Mall Parking Garage, Holyoke, MA Company Profile Lafarge in North America is part of the Lafarge Group. The world leader Please contact your Lafarge Office for specific product information, availability and ordering. Lakes and Seaway Business Unit Bingham Farms, Michigan Phone: 248-594-1991 U.S. East Business Unit Alpharetta, Georgia Phone: 678-746-2000 River Business Unit Lee’s Summit, Missouri Phone: 816-251-2100 Western Business Unit Calgary, Alberta Phone: 403-271-9110 in building materials, active on five continents, the Lafarge Group holds top-ranking...

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