Admixtures play a pivotal role in modern construction, fine-tuning the properties of concrete to meet specific requirements. These vital components modify and enhance the performance of concrete, ensuring optimal workability, durability, and strength.
Whether it's to accelerate setting, reduce water content, or resist harsh environmental conditions, admixtures provide the flexibility needed for various construction scenarios.
By understanding and utilising the right admixture, builders and landscapers can ensure their projects not only remain strong but also withstand the test of time.
What admixtures do we sell online?
MP Moran understands the requirements of construction and landscaping projects. Recognising the crucial role of admixtures in tailoring concrete to specific needs, we've brought together a comprehensive range of top-tier brands to cater to any construction challenge:
- Bostik: A hallmark of quality, Bostik's admixtures ensure consistency and reliability in every batch of concrete.
- Everbuild: Offering a blend of innovation and efficacy, Everbuild admixtures cater to a wide array of construction requirements.
- Feb: With a commitment to excellence, Feb's products guarantee enhanced concrete performance and longevity.
- Fosroc: Renowned for its advanced formulations, Fosroc ensures concrete meets the exacting demands of modern construction.
- K Rend: Focused on rendering solutions, K Rend admixtures enhance the finish and durability of rendered surfaces.
- Ronafix: A leader in construction chemicals, Ronafix admixtures are tailored to maximise strength and resilience.
- Sika®: Pioneering construction solutions for over a century, Sika’s admixtures stand for reliability and top-tier performance.
At MP Moran, we are committed to providing our customers with the finest admixtures on the market, ensuring every project benefits from enhanced concrete properties and durability.
How to use admixtures in your project
Incorporating admixtures into your construction or landscaping project can significantly enhance the performance of your concrete. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to effectively use them:
- Understand Your Needs: Begin by identifying the specific requirements of your project. Do you need quicker setting times, increased durability, or improved workability?
- Choose the Right Admixture: With the variety available, select an admixture that aligns with your project's needs. Each brand and type has its unique strengths and applications.
- Follow Manufacturer Instructions: The efficacy of an admixture depends on the correct dosage and mixing process. Always adhere to the manufacturer’s recommended quantities.
- Test a Sample: Before proceeding with the full mix, test a small batch to confirm it meets your requirements in terms of setting time, strength, and finish.
- Monitor Environmental Conditions: Some admixtures are sensitive to temperature and humidity. Make sure you're working under conditions that align with the admixture’s recommendations.
- Cure Properly: Admixtures can sometimes alter curing times. Ensure your concrete or mortar is given ample time to set and cure fully to achieve the best results.
Using admixtures can drastically improve the properties of your concrete or mortar, making it tailored to your project's unique needs. Always ensure you are well-informed and prepared before integrating them into your mix.
Browse our admixtures at one of our local MP Moran branches
Navigating our range of admixtures online might not suit you, and that's why we proudly host branches throughout London and Hertfordshire, allowing our customers to see our selection firsthand. Locate your closest branch and come by. Our knowledgeable team is always ready to assist, whether you're seeking guidance on the right admixture or already have a specific product in mind and need some direction.