General Purpose (Type A) Cement

Blue Circle® General Purpose Cement is a Portland Cement that complies with Australian Standard 3972, type GP. General Purpose Cement is manufactured to produce a stronger early age strength than Grey (Builders) Cement. This makes it very popular with professional trade’s people for use in concrete, mortar, render, grout etc., and very suitable for projects around the home.


Below are the standard mix ratios required for some of the most popular applications of General Purpose Cement:

Cement        Sand         Aggregate

Concrete         1 part         2 parts         3 parts

Render            1 part         4 parts             –

Mortar             1 part         6 parts             –        +1 Hydrated Lime

For More Information on General Purpose Cement please refer to the Product Data Sheet below:

General Purpose Cement Product Data Sheet