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Precast Concrete Worktops and Countertops

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Glass-reinforced concrete (GRC) worktops, offering a stylish and contemporary alternative to wood, ceramic, porcelain or stone surfaces.

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Application

Kitchen worktops. Suitable for internal and external use.

Description

Glass-reinforced concrete (GRC) worktops, offering a stylish and contemporary alternative to wood, ceramic, porcelain or stone surfaces.


Features and benefits:

  • Lighter than conventional concrete.
  • Strong and more durable due to glass fibre content.
  • Ease of maintenance.
  • Eco aspect of the product.
  • Fully recyclable.
  • Available in many colours.
  • Bespoke sizes available.
  • Fast installation.
  • Upstands on request. Can also be paired with complementary tiles or panels from the manufacturer's range.

General information

Color

White

Yellow

Orange

Brown

Grey

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Finish

Smooth

Material

Cement

Sand

Concrete

Glass Fibre

Shape

Rectangle

Width

600 mm

800 mm

1200 mm

1400 mm

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

Uniclass

Pr_40_30_30_96 WorktopsPrimary

CAWS

N10/200 Worktops

N11/340 Worktops

N11/20 Worktops

Specification data - Worktops

Material

Ultra-high performance glass-reinforced concrete (BTX GRC).

Guidance for specification option:

Composition:

  • Cement;
  • Selected sand;
  • Specially designed additives and UV stable pigments.


Weight:

18 kg/m² per 10 mm of thickness.


Mechanical properties:

  • Yield strength (modulus of rupture): 5–8 MPa.
  • Tensile strength (modulus of rupture): 2–5 MPa.
  • Compressive strength: 20–30 MPa.
  • Impact strength: 5–10 kJ/m².
  • Thermal expansion coefficient: 20 x 10^-6 per °C.
  • Absorption: Low water permeability.
  • Dorry wear: 2.5 mm.


Tolerances:

  • Thickness: ±5%.
  • Side straightness: ±0.5%.
  • Orthogonality: ±0.5%.
  • Planimetry: ±0.5%.
  • Length/ width: ±0.6%.

Dimensions

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Plan size

600 mm width.

800 mm width.

1200 mm width.

1400 mm width.

Other.

Guidance for specification option:

On request; consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Thickness

40 mm.

60 mm.

80 mm.

100 mm.

Other.

Guidance for specification option:

On request; consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Exposed edges

-

Profile

Manufacturer's standard.

Upstands

-

Finish

Not required.

To match worktop.

Guidance for specification option:

Upstands are available on request. Consult manufacturer for details.

Other.

Guidance for specification option:

Manufacturer's upstand in colour other than worktop; insert requirements.

Living Concrete panels.

Guidance for specification option:

Specified separately.

Living Concrete tiles.

Guidance for specification option:

Specified separately.

Cutouts

-

Manufacturer guidance

Insert requirements.

Finish

Smooth unsealed.

Polished unsealed.

Sealed matt.

Sealed gloss.

Sealed satin.

Manufacturer guidance

Worktop finish.

Colour

Mist.

Guidance for specification option:

Standard.

White.

Misty White.

Ivory.

Coconut.

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Recycled content (minimum)

5-10%.

Guidance for specification option:

Recycled content varies from product to product and the variance range is 5%-10%.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

A1-A3 (production stage) as defined in BS EN 15804

0.07 kg CO₂ eq/kg

Recyclability

100%

Recycled content

As defined in clause 7.8 of BS EN ISO 14021

5 %

Guidance for specification option:

Recycled content varies from product to product and the variance range is 5%-10%.

Third party certifications

CHAS

CHAS

CHAS Accreditation

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 Certificate (ID 26907)

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