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Sakrete enters professional aisle with higher psi, faster-setting mixes

Sources: Sakrete, Atlanta; CP staff

Sakrete arrived at World of Concrete 2019 poised for launch of its Pro-Mix series, formulated and packaged with an eye to construction supply house channels and department of transportation projects. Distribution of the professional grade mixes is scheduled for the first quarter, beginning in the Southeast. Four products chartering the Pro-Mix program are: 

  • All-Purpose Concrete Mix. 15-minute set time and foot traffic in under one hour; 4,000 psi compressive strength in three hours, 9,000 psi at 28 days.
  • Accelerated Concrete Mix. 15-minute set time and traffic load in under one hour; 4,000 psi in three hours, 6,000 psi at 28 days; applications requiring 2-in. or deeper placements. 
  • Concrete Repair. 15-minute set time and foot traffic in under one hour; 4,000 psi in three hours, 7,000 psi at 28 days; polymer modified for workability and strength; ¼- to 6-in. thick applications.
  • Lightweight Concrete Mix. 2,000 psi in three hours, 6,000 psi at 28 days; 2-in. or deeper applications and foot traffic-ready in three hours; 33.5-lb. bag yields volume of a 50-lb. bag of conventional mix.