Blue Circle Extra Rapid Cement

A rapid setting and hardening cement for all building repair and maintenance work, where rapid hardening properties are beneficial.

Extra Rapid sets in just 30 minutes and is suitable for concrete drives and paths, concrete steps, fixing fence posts, railings and copings, setting manholes and repairing rendering and floor screeds.

This product is available in 25kg and 12.5kg weatherproof, tear resistant plastic bags and now for smaller repair jobs, handy 5kg re-sealable plastic tubs.


Sets within 30 minutes and in normal conditions gives walk on strength within 4-6 hours and will take vehicular traffic in 8-12 hours.

Projects & Applications


Bedding ManholesConcretingFixing Fence PostsRepair of DrivewaysRepair of StepsRepairing Sills/ThresholdsStepsStreet Furniture & Bollards

Technical Information

Extra Rapid is a Portland Cement based product.

  • It contains calcium aluminate to give rapid setting and rapid hardening properties.
  • Sets soon after placing and gains strength rapidly to allow normal services to be brought back into operation in a working day.
  • Similar final strength to Mastercrete Original.

Storage & Shelf life

Extra Rapid has a 180 day usable window from the date of packing clearly printed on the bag where the Soluble Chromium VI will be less than the legal limit. Please see our material safety datasheet for more information. Extra Rapid can be stored outside in all weather conditions thank to our revolutionary plastic packaging.

Conditions of Use

Please see our ‘Builders Guide

Health & Safety

Contact between cement powder and body fluids (eg, sweat and eye fluids) may cause irritation, dermatitis or burns. For further information, including control of soluble hexavalent chromium, refer to the appropriate Tarmac Cement Health and Safety Information Sheets.

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