A key component in making concrete and portland/lime mortars. When mixed with sand and coarse aggregate, it produces concrete. When mixed with lime and mason sand, it produces mortar.
Portland cement is not to be confused with concrete
When Portland cement is mixed with water, it acts as the glue to bond sand, gravel, or crush stone to make concrete
Used for custom concrete mixes for both concrete slabs or for repairs where the concrete will be at least 2” (51 mm) thick
Can be mixed with aggregates to produce mortars and base coat stuccos
For mixing concrete: mix 1 part Portland cement, 2 parts coarse sand and 3 parts aggregate
For mixing mortar: mix 1 parts Portland cement, 1/4 part lime and 3 parts mason sand
For thicknesses less than 2 In. (51 mm) and toppings, use: 1 part of Portland cement with 3 - 4 parts of concrete sand or general purpose sand
Meets ASTM C 150
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