At Handy Concrete (Cumbria) Ltd, your local readymix concrete company, we offer a full range of our own mixes. These are designed for all purposes.
The information below has been taken from BS8500 and we hope this will assist you in finding the correct mix & workability required for your project, if you have any other questions you can email us or call any of the numbers on our contact page, alternatively you can choose a mix from our Handy Range which may pouring the concrete easier for you.
|FOUNDATIONS||Designated Concrete||Consistence Class|
|Blinding and Mass Fill||Gen1||S3|
|Mass Concrete Foundations||Gen1||S3|
|Trench Fill Foundations||Gen1||S3|
|Foundations in Sulphate Conditions||Seek Technical Advice|
|PAVING||Designated Concrete||Consistence Class|
|Drives, Domestic Paving & Parking||PAV1||S2|
|Heavy Duty Drives & Parking||PAV2||S2|
|GENERAL APPLICATIONS||Designated Concrete||Consistence Class|
|Kerb Bedding or Backing||Gen1 or ST1||S1|
|Drainage Works||Gen1 or ST2||S1|
|Oversite below Suspended Slabs||Gen1 or ST2||S2-S3|
|FLOORS||Designated Concrete||Consistence Class|
|House Floors (no embedded metals)||Gen1 or ST2||S3|
|House Floors (no permanent finish)||Gen2 or ST3||S3|
|Garage Floors (no embedded metals)||Gen3 or ST4||S3|
|House/Garage (containing embedded metals)||RC25/30 or ST5||S3|
Please note: Where customers have mixes specified by drawings or plans then those mixes must be used.