UHPC Uses

Questions You Should Be Asking Your UHPC Supplier

Questions You Should Be Asking Your UHPC Supplier

The use of ultra-high-performance concrete is becoming more common, thanks in no small part to the fact that it can now be mixed, transported, and poured using standard ready-mix trucks. The cost is also coming down, because you don’t need to buy a concrete manufacturer’s sand or cement; you can use your own. More on that in a bit.

All UHPC Products Are Not the Same

More than 30 years of research and recent commercial success have proven the promise of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC). Its strength and durability have brought UHPC into the spotlight for public agencies and private firms seeking superior alternatives for concrete construction.

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Concrete Problems and Solutions in India

India is now a global hub for new construction. Home to nearly 1.4 billion people, the subcontinent continues to expand its footprint in terms of economic activity and development initiatives. India’s small rural villages are transitioning into cities, and existing urban centers are transforming into modern metropolises.

Traditional Concrete and Its Inherent Problems

Traditional Concrete and Its Inherent Problems

Concrete is prone to a variety of issues that may arise from poor construction or standard weathering. Many defects can be avoided by proper mixing and placement, but others remain likely to occur within a typical service life. Regular inspections are therefore recommended to detect and document conditions over time.

Seeing Is Believing: New Tests Show Advantages of Cor-Tuf Ultra-High Performance Concrete

As the advantages of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) become more well-known in the concrete and construction industries, it becomes even more important for builders and contractors to learn about the differences between the various UHPC products on the market. One may think that there are only slight nuances between one mix of UHPC versus another, …

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