G&C Ready Mix Concrete

Ready Mix Concrete » Additives

At G&C Ready Mix, we carry a range of additives that enhance the performance and appearance of concrete.

We carry additives for a number of applications, including:

  • Water Reduction
  • Strengthening
  • Avoiding shrinkage cracking
  • Reducing curing time
  • Waterproofing
  • Increasing air flow to accommodate for freeze/thaw cycle

Standard Additives

The following additives are added to all of our mixes at no additional cost:

Superplasticizers reduce the amount of water in concrete, making it easier to pour and place. The result is a higher quality concrete surface. We apply superplasticizer to all of our concretes to ensure a consistent level of quality.

MasterAir creates small pockets of air within the concrete, allowing rom for expansion and contraction. This features is important in cold climates where freeze/thaw cycles can cause cracking in concrete that doesn’t have any flexibility.

Premium Additives

Xypex is a waterproofing additive used for swimming pools, holding tanks, water treatment plants, and other surfaces that typically hold water. Xypex reduces water-related damage by preventing water from penetrating the concrete surface.

Fiber Mesh
Fiber mesh is added to concrete add strength, durability, and a more stable surface.

For more information on our additive options, please contact us.

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