Sulphate Resistant Cement (SRC)

Sulphate Resistant Cement (SRC) is one the product which Qassim Cement Company started producing when its production began. This is one of the most important products for all cement companies in the world.

The Qassim Cement Company was proactively pursuing to achieve the best levels of quality from the beginning of production in year 1400H, for which it was crowned with the issue of Official Mark of Quality by the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization through its standard No. SASO–570 / 1994, hence became the first Cement Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to get the quality certification.

Features Sulphate Resistant Cement

This cement is distinguished from all the other types of cement for its Tri-calcium Aluminates content ratio which is responsible for the interaction with the sulfate ions in the soil or water, that causes the expansion of concrete and the occurrence of cracks.

Applications

Sulphate Resistant Cement is recommended to be used in the areas where soil contains high proportions of Sulphate.

Usage Examples

  • Concrete pipe exposed to water with a high proportion of Sulphate (?)
  • Marine Works
  • Columns and Foundations
  • Sewage Treatment Plants