Concrete deterioration exists on a global scale and can severely affect the durability of reinforced concrete structures. The primary causes of chemical attack on concrete include chloride ion penetration, sulphate attack and carbonation, but advances in cementitious coating technology have allowed extended service life solutions to be implemented.
Flexcrete in the Press
A major £16 million upgrade of Eastbourne Wastewater Treatment Works is currently being carried out on behalf of Southern Water and Intercrete products are being used for the refurbishment of an underground reinforced concrete inlet chamber at the plant.
Reinforced concrete structures in marine and coastal environments are often subjected to premature deterioration and failure as a result of the extreme conditions to which they are exposed. n the October issue of Concrete Magazine, Chris Lloyd and Graham James of Flexcrete Technologies look at repair and corrosion prevention measures.
As the July-Sept issue of PCE International explains, Flexcrete’s anti-carbonation coatings have been chosen to create an architectural statement on a new build clinic in Taiwan and previously on three historic buildings in Portsmouth, UK.
Flexcrete’s concrete repair materials are being used as part of a major project to refurbish the 146-year old Clacton Pier located in Clacton-on-Sea.
Independent testing carried out at the VINCI Construction Technology Centre in Bedfordshire has officially confirmed that Flexcrete’s Cementitious Coating 851 will provide an effective barrier to chlorides for at least 29 years.
In the December edition of Water Active, Graham James, OBE, explains how Flexcrete have provided a complete repair and protection solution for a major floor refurbishment project at Black Hill Reservoir, Sydney.
In the January edition of Site Recorder, Chris Lloyd and Graham James look at some of the structural defects facing today’s building inspectors and explain the importance of selecting the right repair and protection solution.
In the Q4 2017 issue of PCE International, Chris Lloyd from Flexcrete Technologies explores some of the most effective ways of enhancing the durability of reinforced concrete in the nuclear industry.
In the August edition of Concrete Engineering International, Chris Lloyd and Graham James look at the challenges involved in maintaining water industry structures and explore ways for water companies to effectively manage their environmental impact, meet affordability targets and maintain assets.
May’s edition of Tomorrow’s Contract Floors features a highly successful concrete floor refurbishment project recently completed by Flexcrete in Southport.
Chloride attack is one of the most important factors when considering the durability of reinforced concrete, especially for marine and highways structures. In this article, Chris Lloyd looks at how to prevent aggressive corrosion of steel reinforcement, which can otherwise lead to cracking and spalling of concrete, and even structural failure.
In the March/April edition of The Brewer’s Journal, Graham James OBE, outlines why it is key to actively combat the growth of bacteria, mould and yeasts in the brewery ecosystem.
In the December issue of Water Active, Chris Lloyd looks at water retaining structures and explores the best solutions for refurbishing reservoir roofs.
November’s issue of Tomorrow’s Contract Floors looks at solutions for concrete floor repairs in cold temperatures, and features an article on Flexcrete’s Fastfill, which cures normally at temperatures as low as -10°C.
The latest edition of Concrete Magazine talks to Flexcrete’s Chris Lloyd and explores the topic of providing durable waterproofing in aggressive environments. In particular, it features Flexcrete’s recent waterproofing work on Heathrow Airport’s famous road tunnels.
The October issue of Tomorrow’s Contract Floors features an in-depth article on Flexcrete’s Cemprotec E-Floor, and shows how this innovative self-levelling flooring system provided the ideal solution for a major refurbishment project in Finland.
In the latest edition of Builder and Engineer Magazine, Chris Lloyd explains the need to repair and protect even the best quality concrete in order to maintain and extend its design life.
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