Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC). Made of clinker Portland cement that is following Iraqi standards No. 5, plus 3% of gypsum CaSO4.2H2O.
Usage: OPC is used for reinforcement concrete, all structural types such as building, retaining wall, roads, and etc.
Portland Limestone Cement (Kharsana Cement). Made of clinker Portland cement + 3% gypsum + a percent of CaCO3.
Usage: Kharsana is used for lean concrete and mortar.
Both types follow the same procedure for production and they have the same chemical and physical properties except for their dispatching. Using methods of cement is the same for both types and it is the customer’s responsibility to keep the environment clean.
Silo is used for big projects that require large quantities; it is transported in bulk by special vehicles designed for cement transportation. For instance, big factories such as the production of plane concrete, blocks, BRton, and ready cement.
Whereas, the bags (50 kg paper bags) are used for smaller projects such as houses, or projects that use it as mortar.