CrackGuard®

CrackGuard® concrete is a crack resistant, low shrinkage concrete mix that is available in two program levels.

CrackGuard® concrete offers a solution to typical drying and shrinkage problems without any special placing or finishing. Ideal for commercial, industrial and residential slabs, CrackGuard® concrete can provide as much as 60% reduction of shrinkage at 28 days when compared to standard mixes.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • High performance industrial floors
  • Parking garage decks
  • Bridge decks
  • Toppings and overlays
  • Ice arenas and swimming pools
  • Containment structures
  • Water treatment structures
  • Architectural concrete
  • Residential slabs

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

Superior Finish

  • Reduced cracking
  • Reduced curling
  • Improved flatness and appearance
  • Increased joint spacing possible

Cost Effective

  • No special placing or finishing required
  • Reduced call backs
  • Provides the opportunity to increase joint spacing resulting in reduced joint maintenance
  • Lower overall lifecycle costs

2 Program Levels

  • Level 1 mixes include an optimized mix design, a controlled water/cement ratio and the addition of a shrinkage reducing admixture
  • Level 2 mixes include an optimized mix design, a controlled water/cement ratio, the addition of a shrinkage reducing admixture plus fibres to further reduce random cracking

LESS SHRINKAGE = LESS CRACKING

CrackGuard Shrinkage Performance

CRACKGUARD® INFORMATION SHEET