Technical Downloads

South West Concrete Repairs Limited offer technical advice on any aspects of concrete repair and refurbishment, call us on 01752 561300 or email us.

SWCR Technical downlaods

A Brief Introduction to Concrete

Gives a brief overview of concrete, its Components, and its uses.

SWCR Technical downlaods

The Hydration Process

Explains the chemical reaction between the cement and water that binds the aggregate together to form concrete.

SWCR Technical downlaods

Factors Affecting Concrete Performance

Gives a breakdown of the Design, Mix, workmanship and environmental issues that can affect the performance of concrete.

SWCR Technical downlaods

The Corrosion of Steel in Concrete

Explains the electrochemical reaction that allows the steel embedded in concrete to rust.

SWCR Technical downlaods

Introduction to Cathodic Protection

Explains the electrochemical reaction that allows the steel embedded in concrete to rust.

SWCR Technical downlaods

Company Introduction Video

Find out more about SWCR, our skills, experience and how we can help you.

Technical Advice Notes Currently Being Written Include
  • The Causes and Effects Concrete Decay
  • The Carbonation of Concrete
  • Chloride Attack
  • ASR & HAC Attack
  • A Clients Guide to the Selection of Concrete Repair Contractors
  • The Current British Standards for Concrete Repair
  • Electrochemical Solutions for Concrete Repair
  • Structural Strengthening of Concrete
  • Re-Alkalisation of Concrete

South West Concrete Repairs Limited offer technical advice on any aspects of concrete repair and refurbishment, call us on 01752 561300 or email us.

Other Sources for Technical Information

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