Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. (formerly Lafarge India Limited) has been a part of the Indian construction landscape since 1999 through its cement business. A renowned name in Cement manufacturing; it occupies the top position in the country today. Known for its high performance blended cements in Portland Slag Cement and Portland Pozzolona Cement variety, it is available through different sub-brands like Lafarge Concerto, Lafarge Duraguard, Lafarge Duraguard Micro Fiber and Lafarge PSC. The brand’s wide experience and diversity gives it tremendous understanding of the essential properties of cement and its premium quality.
The reasons contributing to its high performance are : –
- Low free lime in PSC which helps in reduction of leaching
- Low heat of hydration in concrete which gives it a durable structure
- Better workability & denser mortar
- Higher ultimate strength
- Reduced alkali aggregate reaction due to low alkali content
- Low C3A content which increases resistance of the concrete to the sulphate attack
- Protects against weather attack.