SULFCRETE ADVANTAGE

Sulfcrete is 100% stronger than conventional Portland Concrete. It reaches full strength in a matter of hours rather than several weeks. It is highly resistant to corrosive environments of acid and salt and very low permeability and excellent freeze/thaw durability.

 

It is recyclable, hardening as a solid factor of the heated liquid sulphur - a process that can be reversed easily without loss of strength.

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100% STRONGER THAN CONVENTIONAL CONCRETE

 

WATERLESS

RECYCLABLE

SULFCRETE BENEFITS

 
 

Greater strength than traditional Portland cement concrete, including compression, tensile and flexural strength and abrasion resistance, extreme corrosion resistance, low water permeability, high fatigue resistance. It will sustain substantially more repeat loadings before failure at higher percentages of the failure at higher percentages of the failure load. Sulfcrete contains no water in the mixing process, producing no connected pore structure. Thus, it has very low permeability and excellent freeze/thaw durability. The setting of Sulfur concrete does not involve a heat generating reaction.

Sulfcrete is a recyclable material because it hardens as a result as solid factor of the heated liquid sulphur- a process that can be reversed easily, can be recycled by crushing and heating without loss of strength.

  • Sulfcrete is easy to sterilize which makes it easier to eliminate and resist bacterial growth.

  • Sulfcrete can be poured in as low as -40C temperature. The low permeability makes it highly resistant to freeze/thaw cycling and avoids the usual freezing problems in sub-zero temperatures.

  • Can be used as an overlay for concrete facilities that are under attack and corroding.

  • Sulcrete can be tailored for specific purposes for higher resistance to acid or when greater strength and impact resistance will be necessary.

  • The density of Sulfcrete can be varied over a wide range by using appropriate aggregates.

  • Sulfcrete has much greater bond strengths to Portland concrete than Portland concrete does.

  • Sulcrete has greater Bond Strength to reinforcing steel than Portland concrete does.

  • Sulfcrete has no adverse durability and resistance to – Acid Sulfates, Sulfates of calcium, Potassium, Sodium, Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Aluminum, Magnesium, Iron, Nickel, Cobalt, Chlorides of Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Acetic Acid, Sulfuric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid, Nitric Acid, Ammonium Sulfates, Ammonium Nitrate.

  • Sulfcrete will bond well with Portland cement concrete, asphalt concrete, cinder block, and wood, the existing surface fuses into the new materials.

  • Sulfcrete re-melts when its temperature reaches 130C but has a very low thermal conductively which will protect it from short lived high temperature conditions.

  • Sulfcrete is well suited for both very cold weather and very hot weather concreting. It contains no water, no Portland cement, and sets on cooling. No heating is needed when pouring in freezing temperatures and in high temperatures; you need no protection from drying winds.

  • Sulfcrete is low leaching which extends the range of aggregates that would be suitable for manufacturing concrete.

  • Sulfcrete can be easily and cheaply colored with high color retention and efflorescence free. Excellent surface finish and pigmentation, a range of colors, textures and finishes.

  • Sulfcrete allows for the greater utilization of molds in precast applications

  • Sulfcrete does not require water in its manufacturer elements infrastructure costs that come with a water supply. This makes it more desirable for desolate areas when fresh water is scarce.

  • Green Sulfcrete is compatible with marine and natural applications

  • Sulfcrete has a much faster setting, it will be solid within hours not weeks, hence will allow for greater volume production.

  • Sulfcrete is 100% stronger than powdered concrete.

  • Less energy use for overall manufacturing process compound to Portland concrete, less co2 reduce and lower carbon footprint

  • Sulfcrete can be used to extend the useful life of concrete infrastructure and buildings and avoids the environmental problems of replacing concrete.

  • Sulfcrete has been shown to resist chemical attack in most acid and salt environments.

  • Test results show that sulfur concrete demonstrates a substantial increase in strength when aged up to 11 years.

SULFCRETE ATTRIBUTES

 
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  • Sulfcrete has compressive and tensile strengths which are twice that of portland hydraulic cement.

  • Full strength is reached in a matter of hours rather than several weeks.  

  • Sulfcrete is highly resistant to corrosive environments of acid and salt. For example, sulfates, which are known to attack and compromise portland hydraulic cement, have little or no effect on the integrity of  Sulfcrete.

  • Sulfcrete also has a relatively low melting point of 120°C. It can thus be processed easily in a heated, stirred mixing process.  

  • Sulfcrete also does not use any water in its manufacture. Hence, it is of non-hydraulic nature, highly suited for manufacture in arid and sub freezing environments.

  • Sulfcrete can be manufactured on economic parity with Portland cement using existing concrete and asphalt equipment.

INNOVATION

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Sulfcrete uses a new form of clean sulphur polymer concrete eliminates such extensive heating, including the heavy CO2 emissions from calcination.SulfCrete’s ultra-low emissions and rapid strengthening time are unrivalled.

Why Sustainability Matters?

A new OECD analysis projects that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 2 big areas — concrete production, and metals extraction and processing — will together account for a fifth of global GHGs in 2060.

Global materials use is projected to nearly double from 90 gigatonnes today to 167 gigatonnes in 2060 with construction materials like sand, gravel and crushed rock accounting for the biggest rise.

Carbon dioxide from clinker represents the majority of green-house gas emissions in production of traditional Portland cement. Despite the negligible amounts, the remaining emissions are caused by the more potent methane and nitrous oxide.

 

The Solution: SulfCrete reduces energy costs by 85%, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 93%, and upcycles a by-product of the oil and gas industry

SUSTAINABILITY

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Sulfcrete is produced from sulphur, a by-product of oil and natural gas refinement, and fly ash, a by-product from coal combustion.   It then takes these waste materials and effectively recycles them, eliminating water and land contamination caused by the massive stockpiling of refined sulphur.

The end product is a superior concrete material that has twice the strength of conventional concrete, is highly resistant to corrosive elements, has improved Impermeability and excellent freeze thaw durability, has quick setting and curing, and can easily be recycled, remolded, and reused with the same low carbon manufacturing benefits.

 

  • Sulfcrete uses a new form of clean sulphur polymer concrete eliminating extensive heating and the heavy CO2 emissions from calcination. 

  • The process for manufacturing Sulfcrete instead involves a low melting temperature, resulting in a greatly reduced fossil fuel consumption and greatly reduced carbon emissions. 

  • Sulfcrete greatly reduces the carbon footprint of concrete production.

  • *Reports show that the replacement of portland concrete production with sulphur polymer concrete such as that offered by Sulfcrete can potentially reduce carbon emissions in the manufacturing process by more than 93%.  

SCIENCE

 
 

EMISSIONS REDUCTION

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