ADVA® Cast high-range admixtures

A high-range water reducing admixture for the precast/prestressed concrete industry. Excellent placeability and workability, flow through congested forms without segregation and high early strength: there is an ADVA® Cast to meet all your needs.

ADVA® Cast is a series of high efficiency, polycarboxylate-based, high-range water-reducing admixtures for the precast/prestressed concrete industry. In addition to providing excellent water reduction, ADVA® Cast products generate higher compressive strengths, better slump retention, improved rheology, enhanced air control, superior finishability and robustness across a wide range of materials, including both flowable and self-consolidating concrete.

Documents

ADVA® Product Documents

Product Name Product Data Sheet
ADVA® Cast 590
Product Data Sheet
ADVA® Cast FR538
Product Data Sheet
ADVA® Cast FR538 Product Data Sheet
Product Data Sheet
Products & Accessories

Products

  • Product Name
  • Description
  • Key Benefits
  • Applications Type
ADVA® Cast 590
Description

ADVA® Cast 590 is a polycarboxylic high range water-reducing admixture that is specially designed for producing superior high early strength concrete in precast applications.

Key Benefits
  • Superior early strength enhancement
  • High workability
  • Superior surface finish
Application Type
  • Produces concrete with high early strength for precast structural elements, while at the same time achieving high workability for easy and fast placement and consolidation
ADVA® Cast FR538
Description

ADVA® Cast FR538 is a specially developed, polycarboxylate-based, high range water reducer that produces ultra high early strength concrete in precast applications.

Key Benefits
  • Delivers high early strength
  • Produces concrete with excellent rheology
  • Delivers superior surface finish
Application Type
  • ADVA Cast FR538 is designed to produce ultra high early strength concrete and high performance cementitious composite for excellent rheology and high early and late strength.
Overview

Solve challenging forms, improve efficiency and quality with high-strength SCC

Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC) is a highly flowable, non-segregating concrete that spreads into place, fills formwork, self-compacts and encapsulates even the most congested reinforcement, all without any mechanical vibration. SCC flows evenly around complex or congested forms without segregation.

Technical services for every application

Concerned about how to use ADVA® Cast for your project? Don't be. GCP maintains a worldwide team of professionals to consult with concrete producers. For more information on the best ADVA® Cast product for your mix, contact GCP today.

SCC produced with ADVA® Cast products provides unique advantages over conventional flowing concrete:

  • Lower SCC viscosity
  • Self-placement
  • No segregation
  • No blocking
  • Improved finishes

This results in high-quality, high performance, precast concrete elements.