Concrete Joint Spalling
Concrete highway pavements are under ever increasing pressure from the huge rise in traffic placed on them by the ever-growing needs of the travelling public and goods in transit.
Our major concrete highways are so busy that the time required to keep these surfaces in good order and maintained to high standards is increasingly difficult to acquire. Lengthy closures to these pavements are often very disruptive and extremely expensive, and no one likes to take responsibility for “down time” associated with having to carry out emergency repairs to pavement failures.
Concrete pavements often start to break down at the most vulnerable areas; generally, on corners and poorly maintained joints. If left untreated, this can lead to severe structural damage and possible danger to the pavement user and to vehicles. With the continual ingress of water into these untreated areas, inevitably this will lead to a rapid deterioration of pavements and the problems associated with this.
Standard methods used to repair concrete pavements are often time-consuming and can be expensive. In addition to this, due to their rigid nature, these repairs are not able to deal with the cause of the problem, which is movement.
- Flexible concrete repairs from Rhino use our unique material, a blend of resins, polymers, fibres, blended aggregates, and other additives, for a long-lasting concrete repair.
- Repairs are usually installed at 40mm depth but can, and often, go considerably deeper.
- The flexible characteristics of the material mean that it is not necessary to re-form joints in the pavement if the treatment being carried out spans joints in the pavement bays.
- Materials remain flexible under any circumstances, including rapid freeze/thaw cycles, and will withstand very heavy continuous traffic without deformation.
A proven lasting flexible concrete repair for speed and durability.