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 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 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
How much dye should I use in my concrete mix?

How much dye should I use in my concrete mix?

Up to 10% but generally there is little difference between 5 and 10%. Powdered dyes are far more potent as an integral dye than liquid versions. We recommend that you carry out your own tests with dyes and record 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.
Basic Worktop Premix Concrete Casting Instructions

Basic Worktop Premix Concrete Casting Instructions

Introduction Concrete by nature is heavy so we recommend that for any larger decorative concrete panel items such as tabletops or countertops that a maximum thickness of 20mm is designed. To create the appearance of thickness we recommend that a … Continued
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
I have recently casted a concrete table top using the ‘GRFC Concrete Worktop Premix’. We want the table top thicker/wider but the slab has already set. How would I do this?

I have recently casted a concrete table top using the ‘GRFC Concrete Worktop Premix’. We want the table top thicker/wider but the slab has already set. How would I do this?

To increase the size, you’d have to build the new mould around the existing and pour new concrete around it, using either the craft mix or worktop premix. Each surface where the new concrete meets the old would need to … Continued