GCP’s integrated line of advanced, specialty solutions for tunnel construction and underground mining. Key benefits: Reduced waste and repair and maintenance. Simplified installation. Accelerated schedules. Optimal installed cost. Extended service life. Safer operations.
Product range includes Shotcrete admixtures, Fiber reinforcement, Ground injections, Backfill admixtures, Thin spray-on liner.
Shotcrete system allows mix optimization, shorter cycle times, waste minimization. In one case study, the addition of 3.6 kg/m3 (6.1 lb/yd3) of TYTRO RC 430 allows reducing cementitious content by 33 kg/m3 while achieving equivalent later age strength. Reducing 33 kg/m3 (55.6 lb/yd3) of ordinary Portland cement would result in a reduction of 0.033 metric tonne CO2. If this approach is applied on a middle-size project with a shotcrete production volume of 6500 yd3 (5000 m3), the carbon dioxide emissions of the project would be reduced by 165 metric tons CO2 as a result of reducing the cement content by 7% with the addition of 0.8% of TYTRO RC 430 by total cementitious materials content.