MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture

$291.50 Inc GST

MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture

MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture
MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture $291.50 Inc GST
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MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture
MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture
$291.50 Inc GST

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MACt Shrinkage Reducing Powdered Admixture

MACt Shrinkage Reducing Powdered Admixture is a specially formulated admixture that is added to concrete or GFRC products to help eliminate shrinkage cracking. This powerful powdered admixture works by modifying the properties of the concrete or GFRC mixture in a number of ways, making it an essential ingredient for any professional contractor or DIY enthusiast looking to create high-quality and durable concrete or GFRC products.

One of the primary ways that shrinkage reducing admixtures work is by altering the rate of hydration in the concrete or GFRC mixture. Hydration is the process by which the cement in the mixture reacts with water to form a solid mass. As the concrete or GFRC dries, it will naturally shrink. However, by controlling the rate at which the cement hydrates, the admixture can slow down the rate at which the concrete or GFRC dries, which in turn can reduce the amount of shrinkage that occurs. This can help to reduce the number of cracks that form in the final product, resulting in a smoother and more consistent surface.

Another way that shrinkage reducing admixtures work is by increasing the strength and durability of the final product. The admixture can contain special chemical compounds that can help to strengthen the concrete or GFRC, making it more resistant to shrinkage cracking and other forms of damage. These compounds can also improve the overall durability of the final product, making it more resistant to environmental factors like temperature and humidity. This can help to extend the lifespan of the concrete or GFRC product, making it a more cost-effective solution in the long run.

Shrinkage reducing admixtures can also improve the workability of the concrete or GFRC mixture. This means that it will be easier to pour, shape, and finish. This can be especially beneficial for DIY enthusiasts who may not have a lot of experience working with concrete or GFRC. With a more workable mixture, it will be easier to achieve the desired shape and finish, resulting in a better-looking and more professional final product.

In addition to reducing shrinkage cracking, shrinkage reducing admixtures can also improve the final appearance of the concrete or GFRC product. By reducing shrinkage cracking, it can help to create a smoother, more consistent surface that is free from unsightly cracks and blemishes. This can be especially beneficial for decorative concrete or GFRC products that will be visible in high-traffic areas or in places where aesthetics are particularly important.

When it comes to using MACt Shrinkage Reducing Admixture, it is important to follow the dosage instructions carefully. This will typically involve adding the admixture to the water that is being used to mix the concrete or GFRC, and then mixing the mixture thoroughly to ensure that the admixture is evenly distributed. It is also important to use the correct amount of admixture, as using too little or too much can have negative effects on the final product.

In conclusion, MACt Shrinkage Reducing Powdered Admixture is a powerful and essential ingredient for any professional contractor or DIY enthusiast looking to create high-quality and durable concrete or GFRC products. By altering the rate of hydration, increasing the strength and durability of the final product, improving the workability of the mixture, improving the durability of the final product and improving the final appearance, this powerful powdered admixture can help to eliminate shrinkage cracking, resulting in a smoother, more consistent and professional final product.

Dosage Rates:

  • 0.5 to 5 % of cementitious content. (50-500g per 20kg Premix)
  • Optimal concentration will vary dependent on the product and should be tested accordingly.

Additional information

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 61 × 38 × 7.5 cm