UltraTech Concrete Zip: A unique solution for small concreting jobs
UltraTech Concrete Zip: Unique solution for small concreting jobs
Convenience to customers is the hallmark of services provided at UltraTech Concrete.
Use of concrete for small repairing jobs often used to be a hassle to the customer,
and delivering small volumes would be a challenge for concrete manufacturers. UltraTech
Concrete Zip is a unique concrete solution to this challenge, providing liberty
to the end user to plan and complete small concreting jobs.
It is a multipurpose premixed concrete available in buckets, manufactured from high-quality
cement, specially selected and graded sand coarse aggregate, best-in-class high
performance additives and measured quality of clean potable water. It can be specially
designed as per customer’s requirement in terms of quality, strength, workability
and specific value-added properties required for the job. The USP of Zip is that
it can be delivered in small quantities and in congested areas, where it is difficult
to transport concrete through transit mixers.
Zip is packed in compact plastic buckets of 15 litres each. Depending on the required
volume, multiple buckets can be ordered. UltraTech Zip can be transported even in
small vehicles to the desired destination. This becomes a convenient and cost-effective
solution for our customers looking at small jobs for concreting.
Zip is ideal for small concreting jobs and repair work, and ensures minimum wastage
of concrete and raw materials. Value added concretes can also be supplied as per
customer’s requirement. The assured quality of concrete is guaranteed due to scientifically
designed mix and use of raw materials after testing as per BIS norms. Zip also provides
freedom from hassles of concrete mixing on site.
When a factory of corrugated boxes was facing issues of cracking of floors due to
impact of heavy loads, Zip proved to be an ideal solution. The technical team at
UltraTech Concrete recommended Ultra Tech Concrete Fibrecon with steel fibres for
the particular problem. The quantity required was only 1m3, and the lead distance
was about 5 km. Typically, in concrete, water seeps to the top due to capillary
action and gets stiff within a few minutes. The challenge was to provide small quantities
of concrete with steel fibres which mixed homogenously and did not disperse in low
slump concrete. This challenge was overcome by providing UltraTech Concrete Fibrecon
in Zip buckets.
A pavement repair solution project for Municipal Corporation Chennai for repairing
a pothole on an old bituminous road had a unique requirement. The challenge was
with the site being on the main road, it needed to be opened for traffic within
3 hours of concrete pouring. A concrete that hardened within 3 hours and had a slump
of 80-100 mm at the pouring point to enable quick setting was required. The quantity
required was about 0.75 m3. The technical team recommended UltraTech Zip Concrete
of M40 grade which has high early strength. The recommended solution helped the
customer overcome the challenge, and the unique service of Zip was well appreciated.
The major application avenues include column starters, minor concrete repairs, bedding
in drains, manhole covers, greenhouse bases, foundations for paving slabs, small
pathways and steps, concreting of sunken slabs, and road repairs.