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Application

Suitable for use in a range of applications, including:

  • Inter-tidal construction/ repairs.
  • Canal repairs.
  • Effluent/sewage treatment works.
  • Sea defence walls.
  • Any other applications where underwater construction/ repairs are required.

Consult manufacturer for correct curing and finishing guidance.

Please note that the product can be placed in slow flowing water, however where the flow is rapid, the surface of the concrete should be protected.

Description

High performance, high strength ready-mix concrete for underwater or inter-tidal placement.

Features and benefits:

  • Provides a high resistance to washout.
  • Cohesive consistency, with a dense micro-structure and improved bond between paste and aggregate.
  • High early and ultimate strength, low permeability and increased durability to a variety of conditions including weathering, chemicals and salts, and freeze/ thaw attack.
  • Allows very little bleed water to migrate to the surface.
  • Easy to pump.
  • Low water/ cement ratio.
  • Increased cohesion.
  • Less prone to segregation.
  • Manufactured in accordance with BS 8500-2.

Applications:

Suitable for use in a range of applications, including:

  • Inter-tidal construction/ repairs.
  • Canal repairs.
  • Effluent/sewage treatment works.
  • Sea defence walls.
  • Any other applications where underwater construction/ repairs are required.

Consult manufacturer for correct curing and finishing guidance.

Please note that the product can be placed in slow flowing water, however where the flow is rapid, the surface of the concrete should be protected.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Toproc Underwater Concrete

CompressiveStrength

See 'Options' and insert requirements.

Water:cement ratio

Consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Design chemical class

Consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Aggregate

Consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Density: 2400 kg/m³.
  • Typical air content: 0.5–1.5%.

Product Options

Compressive strength:

  • 24 hour compressive strength: Typically 25 N/mm², can achieve 28–32 N/mm².
  • 28 day compressive strength: Typically 60 N/mm², can achieve 75–90 N/mm².

Cube strengths based on 100 mm cubes made and cured in accordance with BS EN 12390-2 - consult manufacturer for details.

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