E-Crete™ is Zeobond’s proprietary geopolymer technology product. Consisting of fly ash, the by-product of burning coal at a power station, and slag, the by-product of steel manufacturing, E-Crete™ reduces the embedded CO2 of concrete by at least 60% compared to Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) based concrete. This provides two significant environmental benefits: the first is CO2 abatement, which is unparalleled in the construction industry, and the second is the use of recycled industrial waste resulting in less quarrying of raw materials.
E-Crete™ can be used in a range of pre-mixed applications such as footpaths, driveways, house-slabs, in-situ pours, etc. Its performance is similar to OPC in many ways, and even exceeds traditional performance specifications such as chemical or salt resistance and fire resistance. University of Melbourne fire resistance testing has shown a 150mm E-Crete™ slab has a fire rating well in excess of 4 hours, compared with the typical 2.5 hour rating for a comparable OPC based concrete slab. Like OPC based concrete, E-Crete™ is specified as, for example, 25, 32, 40 or 55 MPa.
With only a few additional requirements, placing E-Crete™ is very similar to placing OPC based concrete, which means any conventional concrete crew is able to place E-Crete™ without additional training or expensive equipment. Please contact us using the web form if you’d like a copy of the E-Crete™ Placement Guidelines.
To order E-Crete™ for your project please see the contact page.