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Concrete

Cement, cement admixtures, concrete blocks and aggregates.

Strong composite building material made from the combination of aggregate and cement binder.

This page lists aggregate suppliers and concrete block manufacturers for use in a wide range of building projects.

Concrete is a durable and long-lasting material, regularly reinforced with steel bars or ‘rebars’. Prestressed concrete is reinforced with prestressing tendons of tensioned steel rod or cable to increase its tensile strength. Precast concrete, e.g. concrete blocks and masonry units are moulded and cured offsite, then transported to the project.

Concrete admixtures and additives help overcome common pitfalls in the material. Chemical cement admixtures improve water resistance, appearance, or durability. Concrete accelerators or retarders speed up or slow hardening, whilst concrete plasticisers improve workability. Mineral admixtures such as fly ash, lime or silica fume may also improve quality. Recycled materials used in aggregate help improve the green credentials of the material.

Suppliers and manufacturers of cement, cement admixtures, concrete blocks and aggregate can all be found here.

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CEMEX Advanced Polypropylene Fibre Concrete
Advanced Polypropylene Fibre Concrete is a pioneering combination of fine and coarse monofilament polypropylene fibres which takes concrete fibre reinforcement to a new level of performance.
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RonaScreed 1 Day Overlay Pre-packed Rapid Drying Screed
A pre-packed rapid drying internal levelling screed used when laying bonded, unbonded or floating can receive floor coverings such as tiles, vinyl, carpet, and epoxy resin after 1 day @ 75mm thick....
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Ronafix for Screeds
An admixture that mixed with cement, sand, aggregate and water produces a high strength polymer mortar for thin section, high strength, waterproof, wearing floors. BBA Certificate 89/2150• • accept...
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The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe, standing at 310 metres. A total of 16,000 litres of BASF admixtures were used in the record-br...
 
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Reaching depths of more than 30 metres beneath the streets of London, Crossrail Stations required unique solutions to ensure water tightness. GCP ...
 
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Cordek called upon to aid with the practicalities of a formwork solution to create the six concrete diving platforms in a scheme featuring few stra...

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