1. Where should we use Penden Supreme (OPC 43)?
It is widely used in mass concreting works of dams, spillways, tunnels, bridges, concrete roads etc. It can be used in RCC works, brick work, plastering and finishing work in building constructions, retaining wall, canals, culverts, drainage works etc. However it is most suitable for construction works in marine, coastal and saline environment.

 

2. Where should we use Penden Premium (PPC)?
It is widely used in mass concreting works of dams, spillways, tunnels, bridges, foundation and adverse environment where the concrete is subject to sulphate, chloride and acid attacks. It alleviates alkali aggregate reaction in the concrete. Heat of hydration is minimum in the case of Penden Premium and hence the cracks in the concrete due to heat of hydration will be avoided.

 

3. Where should we use Penden Special (PSC)?
It is widely used in all kind of constructional activities like brick works, general concreting jobs, plastering, roads and bridges, runways, dams, tunnels etc and mass concreting of hydraulic structures in particular, where aggregates contains reactive silica PSC is used. It is a low heat cement resistant to sulphate, chloride, and acid attacks.

 

4. Where should we use Penden Ordinary (OPC 33)?
It is widely used for mass concreting works where low heat cement is required.

 

5. What is the procedure to buy cement from PCAL?
Within Bhutan, you can buy cement through authorized Agent. The agents will lift from PCAL depots located at Phuntsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup jongkhar. Outside Bhutan, you can buy cement through authorized Stockists. Depending on where you are located, you can approach any agent of that area. You can find the list of authorized agents and stockists located area-wise in our website.