FAQ

Which Holcim (Azerbaijan) product should be used for bricklaying and plastering?

For the bricklaying and internal plastering Optimal (CEM II/B-L 32.5 R) and for the external plastering Spesial (CEM II/B-P 32.5 R) cements should be used.

How much cement should be used for preparing the mix for bricklaying of one square meter (1 m2) wall (with 40cm thick stone blocks)?

Approximately 15 kq of cement.

What does the numbers (i.e. 32.5, 42.5, 52.5) shown on the cement names mean?

The strength class of the cement

What is the difference between cement and concrete?

Cement and concrete are different products. Cement is used for production of concrete mix, as it glues the constituent materials in the mix and ensures the strength of concrete.


 

I would like to purchase cement. Whom should I apply to?

If you are purchasing cement from us for the first time, please apply to us with the letter as it is described on this page: Application procedure for cement purchase
For additional information, please contact Sales department:
012-441 88 88
sales-aze(at)holcim.com

What is minimum or maximum order quantity for cement purchase from you?

You can order as much as cement according to the requirement of your project. Please contact Sales department regarding this issue:
012-441 88 88
sales-aze(at)holcim.com

Mən tikinti materiallarının satışı ilə məşğul oluram. Sizin məhsullarınızı da öz məntəqəmdə satmaq istəyirəm. Kimə müraciət etməliyəm?

Holcim şirkəti birbaşa satış məntəqələrinə sement satmır. Layihənizin tələblərinə uyğun olaraq istədiyiniz miqdarda sement sifariş verə bilərsiniz. Bu barədə Satış şöbəsinə müraciət edin:

012-441 88 88
sales-aze(at)holcim.com

I would like to purchase cement on credit terms. Is it possible? How much credit can I get for cement purchase?

Based on particular criteria, Holcim has developed a credit scheme for the permanent customers and the sale with credit terms is possible according to this scheme. Please contact Sales department for more information about this issue:
012-441 88 88
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How should I mix cement for the regular construction works at home?

In general, Holcim provides specific products, each suitable for different application areas.
For concrete works in low-rise house construction, it is recommended that 1 part cement is well mixed with 2 parts sand, 3 parts gravel (by volume) and then mixed with 0,6-0,7 parts water. For concrete works, Holcim recommends Garadagh Spesial cement.
For bricklaying-plastering works, it is recommended that 1 part cement is well mixed with 5 parts sand (by volume) and then mixed with 1 part water. For these works, Holcim recommends Garadagh Optimal cement.
Information about cement mixing guidelines are also shown on our cement bags (back side). For additional information, please contact Technical Solutions department:
012-441 88 88
customer-aze(at)holcim.com

Which cement is recommended for which application areas?

Each product of Holcim is recommended and suitable for different application areas. Please see this page for the recommended application areas of our products: Products

I would like to complain (propose) regarding the quality of cement (or other issue). Whom should I contact?

Please contact Customer Satisfaction center when you have any complaint or proposal.

012-441 88 88

Hotline: 012-446 29 05

customer-aze(at)holcim.com

Where can I get certificates and quality documents for the purchased cement?

In order to get certificates and quality documents, please contact Technical Solutions department with mentioning the cement/s:
012-441 88 88
customer-aze(at)holcim.com

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If you have an offer for goods and services, please contact Procurement department:

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We would like to publish information about Holcim in our publication. Whom should we apply to?

For publication of different information on newspapers, magazines and other media, please contact Communication department:
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