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Rugby Cement's product portfolio includes a diverse range of cement solutions, carefully formulated to meet the specific requirements of various construction applications. These products are manufactured using top-grade raw materials and advanced production techniques, ensuring consistent quality and reliable performance. Here at Materials Market, we stock two of the most popular Rugby Cement products: General Purpose and Premium. 

Whether you're looking for a rapid setting and hardening cement or reliable ready mixed concrete, find it all on our Cements & Limes page

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What Is Rugby Cement? 

Rugby Cement, proudly offered by CEMEX, stands as a powerhouse in the realm of packed cement. 

With a wealth of technical expertise spanning over two decades in blended cements and fly ash, CEMEX has solidified its global leadership. 

The Rugby brand represents a fresh, unified range that embraces sustainability, dependability, and unwavering availability.


Versatility reigns supreme with Rugby Cement, catering to a myriad of general applications like concrete, mortar, and render. 

What's more, its unwavering commitment to consistent quality ensures steadfast performance across diverse construction ventures. 

Rugby General Purpose Cement

Experience the epitome of reliability and performance with Rugby General Purpose Portland-Limestone Cement. 

Supplied in a paper bag, Rugby General Purpose Cement is your go-to solution for a wide range of general-purpose applications. 


Whether you're working with concrete, mortar, or render, this versatile cement delivers consistent quality, strength, and performance every time.


Here's what sets Rugby Cement apart:

  • Quality Assurance: Conforms to the strict criteria of BS EN 197-1, ensuring exceptional reliability and durability in your constructions.
  • Versatility: With Rugby Cement, the possibilities are endless. Its flexibility and adaptability make it suitable for various applications and projects.
  • Value for Money: Rugby Cement offers excellent performance while being cost-effective. 
  • Chromium (VI) compliant: Mitigates the potential for allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Compatibility: Need to enhance your mortar's workability? Rugby Cement is compatible with lime and plasticising admixtures.

Rugby Premium Cement

Rugby Premium Cement is a versatile cement meticulously crafted for the general builder and DIY enthusiast. 


Supplied in a plastic bag, this lighter-coloured cement finds its place in a multitude of applications, from concrete and render to mortar and screeds. 

Blending top-quality Portland cement clinker with carefully selected limestone and additives, Rugby Premium boasts a lighter hue and enhanced finishing characteristics compared to standard cement.


Experience the outstanding features and benefits of Rugby Premium:

  • Unyielding Protection: Each bag is 100% waterproof, keeping the cement dry even when stored outdoors.
  • Versatility Unleashed: From concrete and mortar to render and screeds, Rugby Premium excels in multiple applications.
  • Dermatitis Defence: Compliant with Chromium (VI) standards, Rugby Premium aims to reduce the risk of allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Enhanced Mortar Performance: Boasts reduced admixture requirements in mortar; Improved workability, cohesion, and resistance of hardened mortar to freeze-thaw attack. 


Frequently Asked Rugby Cement Questions

What Are Some Mortar Mix Essentials? 

Mortar is made by mixing cement, lime and sand. The proportions of these ingredients vary depending on the type of mortar you're making, but the basic ratio is one part cement to three parts sand. 

To mix, you'll need: 

  • Mixing area: wheelbarrow, plastic tub, mixing board
  • Builder's shovel/spade
  • Tarpaulin sheet
  • Bristle brush
  • Bucket
  • Appropriate PPE: a respiratory mask, goggles and gloves

What Is The Difference Between Lime Mortar & Cement Mortar? 

  • A lime mortar tends to be whiter in colour, whilst a greyer shade would suggest it's most likely Portland cement 
  • Unlike cement mortar, lime mortar is permeable and allows vapour to pass through - a healthier option for humidity regulation
  • Lime sets at a much slower rate than cement mortar, making it far more workable
  • Cement also tends to be more brittle and more likely to crack 


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