Builders Cement is our most commonly purchased type of cement bags by both tradesmen and general consumers. It can be used in a range of different applications such as concrete, mortars, renders, and grouts. Any applications where fast and early strength (while setting) is not required Builders Cement is the product for you.
General Purpose Cement as the name states is the cement used for general purposes such as rendering, bricklaying, tiling, general landscaping, mortaring and concreting. General Purpose Cement can be used in any areas where chemical attack is not a predicted risk.
Off-White Cement is a specially made general-purpose cement that has a been lightened to an off-white colour. Combined with selected sands, aggregates and oxides it creates an attractive finish to brickworks, rendering, exposed aggregate pavements, and panels. Off White Cement provides a strong light coloured mortar that can highlight the texture and tones of modern bricks.
Rapid Set No Mix Concrete as the name suggests sets rapidly and is used in lower than normal strength applications. Because it is a rapid setting and all the materials are already part of the mix you should not mix it in a wheelbarrow or outside the area that it is going to set in otherwise you risk it setting in the incorrect position. Rapid Set No Mix Concrete is perfect for fence posts and letterboxes, anything that needs to be quickly held in position.
If you aren’t sure how much cement, sand or aggregate to create the best concrete mix, Concrete mix requires no thought at all. All the ingredients are already measured out in the correct ratio and packed into a 20kg bag. Concrete Mix is great for any general-purpose concrete applications where a high strength quality concrete is needed, some examples of such applications are; footpaths, slabs, and footings.
Sand and Cement a proportioned mix of selected graded sand and cement. It has been specifically engineered to cut time and money for builders and even general handy person around the home. Sand and Cement can be used for patchwork, bedding for pavers, repairing damaged concrete and can even act as a general render over bricks.
Mortar Mix is a pre-mixed blend of trade quality mortar mix. Like the other pre-blended bags available it is designed to give the same high-quality result of a professional mixing it themselves in a convivence bag without spending any more effort or time making it from scratch. Mortar Mix is perfect for all brickwork and blockwork jobs for both full-time bricklayers or DIY individuals.
Hydrated Lime or Plaster’s Lime is a high-grade hydrated lime product in a 20kg bag. The main applicate for this product is the enhance plasticity and binding qualities of render and improve the durability of mortar mixes. Plaster’s Lime conforms to AS 1672.1 “Limes for Building”
Premium Clay (also goes by the name Builders Clay or Ball Clay) consists of superfine kaolin clay and has high dry strength, refractory and plasticity properties. Premium clay should be used with caution as it can cause the structure to be weaker than intended or shrink. There are a few things to be wary of like the type of sand being used and the amount. The rule of thumb is use as little as possible. The main issues for the product are plasticiser for building mortar, general-purpose filler or an ingredient in refractory formulations.
Uni Sand is made from fine washed sand that has been kilned dried to reduce the moisture within the product. This product is used in various applications from sandpits to BBQ’s. If you have artificial turf then this would be the product to use on top because the grains are so fine they have little trouble seeping through the base of the turf. Being sand it can also be used in paving and rendering.
Australian Builder’s Hydrated Lime is a versatile building, garden and agricultural use product. Ideal for various applications: Mortar and cement mixes, Gardens and Lawns, Tree spraying, White-washing, Industrial Processes in water treatment, Livestock Sanitation, Pollution treatments and as a flux in steel production.
Australian Builders GB Cement is Australia’s Favourite Ecoblend Environmental-Choice, GB Cement (General Blend). Ideal for all kinds of building, construction and cementing project requirements such as fence post footings, re-pointing of brickwork, paving, foundations, brickwork mortar and the general repairing of concrete.