Contractor installs a high performance floor with minimal construction and control joints in large food processing facility. Product used was System-K shrinkage-compensating fiber reinforced concrete.
This 110 ft x 130 ft slab does not have steel reinforcment and has a FF (floor flatness) of 98.6. Product used was System-K shrinkage-compensating fiber reinforced concrete.
The trend toward jointless floors continues to grow anywhere fewer joints, fewer cracks, less maintenance and exceptional durability are essential. By significantly reducing repair and maintenance costs, Type K contributes to reduced lifecycle costs and improved operational efficiencies. Product used was shrinkage-compensating concrete made with Type K cement.
Sugar Creek was very pleased to have a high performance floor with minimal construction and control joints and no drying shrinkage cracking. This gave them peace of mind for maintaining efficient facility operations and significantly reducing maintenance costs for both the floors and transfer equipment (e.g., forklifts, carts) throughout the facility. Product used was System-K.
Conventional floors have a lot of joints and can curl and crack, but a System-K shrinkage-compensating concrete floor doesn’t have those problems. Product used was System-K.