Should I use CSA Additive to accelerate the curing of my concrete?

Should I use CSA Additive to accelerate the curing of my concrete?

Generally with our Premix and Craft Mix Kits, CSA is not required. The blend and quality of cementitious ingredients will ensure that the concrete will cure quickly enough to be processed within 24 hours of the initial pour. If you … Continued
What temperature should my workshop be to make concrete?

What temperature should my workshop be to make concrete?

The ideal temperature is 19-21C. This will ensure that the concrete can cure without assistance (e.g. heated blankets) and that the concrete sealer will cure as well. In our experience if the temperature drops to 15C or below, then the … Continued
Can I add dyes to my concrete?

Can I add dyes to my concrete?

Yes you can add dyes to add colour to your concrete. We sell a selection of dyes on our website. We advise that you purchase a small quantity of dye and do some tests because colours on screen rarely reflect … Continued
What is the recipe for GFRC Concrete?

What is the recipe for GFRC Concrete?

This does vary because no two cements are the same, sands are of different grades, some additives are stronger than others but the general recipe is as follows; A Equal parts Cementitious Material and Sand (Cementitious Material = Cement and … Continued
Can Concrete Lab Microcement be used outside?

Can Concrete Lab Microcement be used outside?

Our microcement can be used both internally and externally. In both settings it will require a sealer to be applied to afford it water-resistant properties.
Do I need to use mould release in my mould?

Do I need to use mould release in my mould?

Mould release will make the job of “demoulding” far easier and will eliminate the likelihood of any face coat sticking to the mould. Here is a link to the concrete lab mould release oil.
Is microcement suitable for a walk-in shower or wet room?

Is microcement suitable for a walk-in shower or wet room?

Microcement is suitable for wet rooms and walk-in showers because it is a waterproof product. However it is only as good as the substrate onto which it is applied so it should only ever be used as part of a … Continued
What is the recipe for GFRC/Worktop Concrete?

What is the recipe for GFRC/Worktop Concrete?

This does vary because no two cements are the same, sands are of different grades, some additives are stronger than others but the general recipe is as follows; A Equal parts Cementitious Material and Sand (Cementitious Material = Cement and … Continued