The Ramco Cements Limited is the flagship company of the Ramco Group, a well-known business group of South India. It is headquartered at Chennai. The main product of the company is Portland cement, manufactured in eight state-of-the art production facilities that includes Integrated Cement plants and Grinding units with a current total production capacity of 16.45 MTPA (out of which Satellite Grinding units capacity alone is 4 MTPA). The company is the fifth largest cement producer in the country. Ramco is the most popular cement brand in South India. The company also produces Ready Mix Concrete and Dry Mortar products, and operates one of the largest wind farms in the country.
Ramco PPC Cement is a PPC grade cement manufactured as per IS 1489 (Part 1):1991 is produced either by grinding together Portland Cement clinker and pozzolona with addition of gypsum or calcium sulphate, or by intimately and uniformly blending Portland Cement and fine Pozzolona. World over is preferred due to its ability to produce a durable concrete where the life of a concrete structure is given more importance. produces less heat of hydration and offers greater resistance to the attack of aggressive waters than normal Portland Cement. Moreover, it reduces the leaching of calcium hydroxide liberated during the setting and hydration of cement.
Ramco Cement 43 Grade (OPC 43): Ramco Cement OPC 43 confirms to IS 8112. The grade is based on the 28-day compressive strength of the cement mortar (tested as per IS 4031), which in this case is not less than 43 MPa.
Ramco Cement 53 grade (OPC 53): Ramco Cement OPC 53 confirms to IS 12269. The grade is based on the 28-day compressive strength of the cement mortar (tested as per IS 4031), which in this case is not less than 53 MPa.