Here at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire we are pleased to be able to sell High Performance Post Mix. This is a formulated product to produce high early strength post hole concrete for setting all types of posts including treated wood, metal, or metal supports, concrete and plastic posts. So if your thinking of putting up a new fence then this is the product for you.
High Performance Post Mix is factory produced to ensure the highest quality concrete. The addition of admixtures is not recommended and could adversely affect the performance of the finished product.
One bag is sufficient to support a square post (75mm) in a hole measuring 200mm diameter X 600mm.
Approx 5-10mins at 20ºC.
Cold weather will slightly retard the set time and hot weather will slightly accelerate the set time.
Cement & fine aggregates
Main cement type
Ordinary Portland Cement
There are several benefits of using High Performance Post Mix:
- Fast setting- sets in less than 10mins
- Easy to use- just add water
- Saves time- quick and convenient
- Economic- less waste than some other methods
How To Go About Using Post Mix in 6 Easy Steps:
- Dig hole to recommended specifications.
- Fill to about one third (1/3) to half (½) full with water. In sandy soils use slurry of Post Mix and water to line the sides.
- Place the post in the hole.
- Pour in Post Mix at a steady rate around the post while ensuring thorough mixing. Bring dry powder up to the surface of the water. Add a small amount of extra water if any dry powder remains, tamp surface to eliminate air voids.
- Align the post to the desired position. No bracing required. Post Mix sets in approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Cold weather will slightly retard the set time whilst hot weather will slightly accelerate the set time. Warm water may be used in cold conditions to speed up the set.
- Cover the top of the hole with grass or earth.
So if your putting up a new fence and want some more information then why not give us a call today!
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