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Is corrosion control of concrete reinforcement bars required?

The goal at Churchill CT has always been to supply clients with long-term structural refurbishment and concrete repair services. To ensure that we get the best possible results from our efforts, we tailor the work that we do so that it does a better job of matching your specific requirements. Corrosion control is something we are particularly skilled at, with our team having a history of employing effective treatments that do wonders for concrete constructs. Continue reading “Is corrosion control of concrete reinforcement bars required?” »

What is sprayed concrete?

Sprayed concrete is a way of applying the material that ensures it can be supported without the need of form work. It is also called Gunite or Shotcrete. The process of Gunite was made in 1895, and then fully available in the early 1900s. The material is made into a dry state using compressed air to a nozzle. Water is then added to mix to hydrate the concrete before applying with velocity. Continue reading “What is sprayed concrete?” »

What type of surveying can be done on concrete?

With over 15 years of experience in being a contractor for repairing and managing concrete for blue chip clients, it is no wonder we have such an established reputation. We always work to support our clients and help them to build their knowledge. It is particularly important to understand why it is necessary to have periodic concrete survey and testing. Continue reading “What type of surveying can be done on concrete?” »

Carbon fibre – a powerful replacement to steel

Churchill Concrete Technology can provide an array of solutions to help retain and reinforce various structures. With over 15 years of experience contracting with major blue chip clients, we have amassed a vast array of knowledge. Not only do we provide concrete services, but we also have the best solutions in areas such as structural strengthening. Continue reading “Carbon fibre – a powerful replacement to steel” »

Why protective coatings are sometimes necessary

Churchill Concrete Technology delivers a diverse service spanning all things concrete. Services such as protective coatings, repair, and corrosion control, are all available. With over 15 years of experience contracting with many well established clients throughout the UK, you can’t deny that coming to us for guidance would be a good idea. Continue reading “Why protective coatings are sometimes necessary” »

Ensure that your surface is sound

Due to concrete’s versatile nature, you might be inclined to believe that working with it is a relatively simple process. This isn’t the case however; surface preparation is required before the general work if you want long lasting results. As experts when it comes to this type of work, we are the ones to call if you wish to get your money’s worth out of your concrete. Continue reading “Ensure that your surface is sound” »

Understanding where weakness truly lies

There have been countless advances in technology there’s no mistake about that. However, none of them have even come close to making concrete, one of the toughest substances on the planet, invincible. As such, joint sealing and waterproofing remain a vital aspect within the construction industry. Specialising in providing these services, we are the people to rely on if you believe your concrete structure is compromised. Continue reading “Understanding where weakness truly lies” »

Reinforced concrete needs corrosion control

Embedded steelwork is used to provide stability to concrete. The combination of materials, known as reinforced concrete, ensures the structure has the right characteristics and will be sound. It is a relatively simple process but provides great results. The technique is widely used, including in high-stress environments such as those with high wind loading or risk of earthquakes. Continue reading “Reinforced concrete needs corrosion control” »