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Concrete Lab Worktop / Countertop premix is a specially formulated flowable high-strength concrete mix for pre-cast concrete worktop, countertop, table, bar or sink projects. It is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
The mix contains;
- Super-plasticizer additive to provide a flowable mix at low water/cement ratio.
- Our Flowcrete GFRC Admixture.
- Alkali-resistant glass fibres - for strength and to reduce the weight of the finished product
- Polypropylene fibres to help reduce the chance of cracking.
- Premium cement formulation - to the specification we use ourselves in commercial applications.
- Specific coarse-graded silica sand
- Metakaolin - a pozzolan to make the concrete more cohesive and less likely to bleed and far superior in strength
This high-flow self-consolidating formula minimizes the need for mechanical vibration.
Our premix system simply requires the addition of water, producing high quality results every time.
The premix comes in approx 23kg packs. One pack will produce a 1 metre length of standard width - 600mm - worktop at 18mm thickness.
One premix = 0.6m2 of concrete at 18mm depth
Calculating quantities for worktops and table tops etc:
To work out how many premixes you need for your project calculate the total surface area of the project in m2 and divide by 0.6 to give you the number of premixes required. Always round up and consider the additional area required for any lip. Note; this is based on 20mm depth.
If you are making small pieces or samples and will probably not use the entire premix, use the handy spreadsheet in the link below to work out how much of each ingredient you need. IMPORTANT - you will need to thoroughly mix the dry contents of the entire bucket to ensure that the premix is fully blended so that when you take batches from it you have an even distribution of the ingredients.
Mixing Instructions - PDF Download
Casting Instructions - PDF Download
Clicking the links above will open the documents in a new window in your browser, or right click to download.
Please note - the Concrete Worktop Premix is NOT SUITABLE for "cast insitu" or "cast-in-place" concrete. It is designed to be poured into moulds where the finished surface is at the base of the mould. Please refer to the Casting Instructions above.
For more information take a look at our How to Make A Polished Concrete Worktop page.
SHIPPING RATES & DELIVERY TIMES
Shipping charges for your order will be calculated and displayed at checkout. Concrete Lab ships to addresses within the UK. For addresses in Europe please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delivery within the UK is generally next day, provided orders are placed prior to 12 noon. For large orders which require pallet delivery, orders are usually delivered in two days. Delays can occasionally occur and this should be factored when placing an order.
Delivery to Europe can take up to 1 week.
Delays can occasionally occur and this should be factored when placing an order.
SHIPMENT CONFIRMATION & ORDER TRACKING
You will receive a Shipment Confirmation email once your order has shipped containing your tracking number(s). The tracking number will be active within 24 hours.
CUSTOMS, DUTIES AND TAXES
Concrete Lab is not responsible for any customs and taxes applied to your order. All fees imposed during or after shipping are the responsibility of the customer (tariffs, taxes, etc.).
Concrete Lab is not liable for any products damaged or lost during shipping. If you received your order damaged, please contact the shipment carrier to file a claim.
Please save all packaging materials and damaged goods before filing a claim. International Shipping Policy
We currently do not ship outside the UK and Europe.
Our Return & Refund Policy provides detailed information about options and procedures for returning your order.