Benefits of Elkem Microsilica® in concrete
Bridge construction, marine structures, parking structures, water supply and sewage facilities all benefit from the use of Microsilica.
The addition of Microsilica gives benefits in fresh concrete properties, improving the rheology for better pumping and stability of the concrete mix. Special concretes like high strength, self-compacting, light weight, shotcrete and low permeability concretes are better made with Microsilica.
The benefits of Microsilica in concrete can be grouped into three aspects: