As 2019 draws to a close, so does our 50th year. Over the years, we have supported a large number of charities, and as part of our 50th year, we pledged to continue the Ronacrete legacy of supporting charitable causes and providing help where we can. Sometimes this would be through financial donations, other times; it would be through supplying materials required for a worthy project. Below you can find details of all the charities and foundations we have supported this year and hope you can provide a helping hand by providing a donation.

DRYING OF SCREEDS

BS 8204-1 “Concrete bases and cementitious levelling screeds to receive floorings — Code of practice” section 6.11.1 suggests the following calculation for drying of screeds with no fast drying additi ...

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AVOIDANCE/ MITIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OF COMMON FORMS OF CRACKING IN CEMENTITIOUS SCREEDS

Aggregate is usually 0–4 mm and is mixed with cement in the ratio of 1:3 or 1:4 cement to sand, depending on strength requirements and drying requirements. For total screed thicknesses in excess of 50 ...

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Carbonation of Reinforced Concrete

Carbonation is the single most common cause of reinforcement corrosion in above ground structures and although many construction professionals and contractors are familiar with the progression of carb ...

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