Dingo Cement

Handy Packs

To make concrete

  • Mix with sand and aggregate

To make mortar

  • Mix with sand and hydrated lime

Grey
Cement

Dingo General Purpose Cement can be used in a wide range of mortar, concrete and grout applications.

It is suitable for bricklaying, rendering, paving and general building.

A GP Cement type GP that conforms to AS 3972.

Usage directions:

For best results follow directions below.

  1. Measure quantities accurately, a bucket or gauge box is recommended.
  2. Refer to mix table below for your particular usage requirements.
  3. Mix thoroughly using the least amount of water to obtain a workable mix. Excess water will weaken the strength and durability of the concrete or mortar.
  4. Always compact your concrete thoroughly by tamping or vibrating.
  5. Make sure that if you are using steel reinforcement in your project that it is well covered with concrete.
  6. Screed off evenly and avoid overworking the surface.
  7. Leave to allow excess water to drain off.
  8. Fully cure your finished concrete by keeping it damp and covered for at least 7 days.
  9. Avoid using paths for 3-4 days and driveways for 10-14 days, longer in winter.

Mix quantities:

Parts by volume (use bucket to similar to measure quantities)

End use Cement Aggregate Sand Lime Added water
Paving concrete (driveways, floors, patios) 1 4 2.5 Nil To suit
Concrete (paths, mowing strips) 1 4 2.5 Nil To suit
Concrete (fence posts, clotheslines) 1 5 3 Nil To suit
Mortar (masonry mortar, wall plaster) 1 Nil 6 1 To suit

Safety

Risk

Mixing cement may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Prolonged exposure to cement may cause dermatitis and alkaline burns. Cement dust is irritating to the eyes and skin and respiratory system. Repeated inhalation may increase bronchitis and silicosis. Crystalline silica is a known carcinogen.

Safety

Avoid contact with eyes and skin with wet and dry cement. Wear suitable protective clothing including gloves and eye protection. Wear a suitable dust mask when handling cement or concrete, do not breathe in dust. Cutting concrete, keep it wet with water to avoid hazardous dust.

First Aid

In the event of skin irritation was with clean water. If dust gets into eyes wash immediately with eye wash solution or clean water. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.

Danger

Causes mild skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause serious eye damage. May cause damage to lungs and respiratory problems through prolonged or repeated inhalation.