Shotcrete Additive Companies

Shotcrete Admixture and Cement Additive Companies

Cement is an ingredient used in mixing shotcrete, and it is the primary binder that hardens the mix. While making cement, several raw materials are used, mainly limestone, sand, marl, clay, calcium oxide, and aluminum oxide. There are also different types of cement, such as Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC), and Rapid Hardening Cement. What differentiates these types is how strong they are and how long they dry up. The better types of cement are harder and dry quicker.

Additives and admixtures are both chemical compounds that improve the performance and effectiveness of cement and concrete. Just as the names suggest, cement additives are added to cement to improve the cement’s performance, while concrete admixtures are added to concrete while mixing for the same reason. Here are the top shotcrete admixture cement additive companies:

Shotcrete Admixture Companies

There is a wide variety of companies based around the world that manufacture and market admixtures specially designed for use in shotcrete. Examples include Sika, Euclid Chemical, GCP Applied Technologies (part of Saint-Gobain), Mapei, Master Builders, and many others. These companies provide the full range of concrete and shotcrete admixtures including air entrainers, water reducers, corrosion inhibitors, shrinkage reducers, accelerators, and more. Concrete and shotcrete producers have many options to choose from based on their individual needs and circumstances.  

Eden Innovations Shotcrete Admixtures

Eden Innovations prioritizes taking shotcrete capabilities to the next level. As the developers and manufacturers of the EdenCrete® product line, Eden Innovations creates modern concrete and shotcrete solutions that focus on both sustainability and high performance. EdenCrete® is a line of unique carbon nanotube-enriched admixtures that sustainably improves many properties of shotcrete and concrete for a wide range of commercial, industrial, and residential uses. It combines a wide range of benefits that typically require multiple admixture types to obtain, such as: 

  • Reduced cracking
  • Reduced permeability
  • Increased abrasion resistance
  • Reduced scaling
  • Extended service life
  • Increased reliability (no need for frequent maintenance)
  • Improved strength and durability

EdenCrete® is compatible with all other standard concrete and shotcrete admixtures, making its addition to an existing mix design seamless. Regardless of which company’s admixture package is already in use, incorporating EdenCrete® will not result in incompatibility issues.

EdenCrete® is an innovative technology that is improving construction quality worldwide. Contact us today to find out more.

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