CEMEX Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Advanced Paving - Fibre Reinforced Concrete

CEMEX Advanced Paving is a carefully selected combination of fibre reinforcement, combined with an expert mix design – which provides a unique mesh-free concrete, designed specifically to meet the demands of external ground supported slabs.

Fibre reinforced concrete

Fibre Reinforced Concrete
Applications include:

✓   External ground supported slabs
✓   Roadways and pavements
✓   Farm yards and roadways
✓   Domestic driveways
 

BENEFITS OF ADVANCED FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE:

  • Concrete and reinforcement is placed in one operation
  • Concrete is supplied with the exact amount of reinforcement that is required (no wastage)
  • Can show an overall cost saving per square metre compared to concrete placed with traditional steel mesh reinforcement
  • Reduces the need to store, cut, place and fix steel reinforcing mesh on site
  • Provides resistance to cracking and improves impact and abrasion qualities

Technical Data

CEMEX Advanced Paving can be specified and installed based upon the following load and construction recommendations:

 SolutionSlab Thickness
(mm) 
 Maximum
Loading
 Max Joint
Spacing (m)
 Advanced Paving 150 150 LGV / Car 4
 Advanced Paving 175 175 HGV 5
 Advanced Paving 200 200 HGV / Standing Trailers 6

*design assumptions apply

If your requirements fall outside of the above parameters please use our Advanced Design service to find a bespoke solution for your project - call our Product Support Helpline on 0800 667 827

Cost savings versus mesh reinforcement

Using CEMEX Advanced Paving can lead to significant reductions in reinforcement costs in addition to the savings associated with faster and easier placement. The table below indicates typical savings compared to a range of traditional mesh solutions. :

 
 Solution
MESH TYPE 
A142 A193A252  A393
 Advanced Paving 150 5%7%12%  20%
 Advanced Paving 1753%5% 9% 14%
 Advanced Paving 2001%3% 6% 10%

Cost Comparison Table – typical savings on reinforcement compared to traditional mesh solutions


CEMEX will provide you access to our highly experienced technical team who will be able to create bespoke mixes for all your readymix concrete needs. Our technical team has a vast experience of producing unique mixes for individual jobs, and can facilitate issues such as corrosive ground conditions, extreme weather conditions and high strength requirements. CEMEX will work to your specification, or if requested provide suggestions to ensure that we meet the specific needs of your project.
Case Studies
Blaise Castle Plant Nursery

 Using our advanced paving mix, CEMEX were able to save our customer time and money whilst meeting their construction needs.

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Glyn Clwyd Hospital Advanced Flooring Case Study

Through the use of our innovative advanced flooring mix, CEMEX were able to offer a supply solution reducing h&s risk whilst also reducing cost.  More

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