Toughcrete/Toughcrete+(Steel Fibre) for Shotcreting

Shotcreting has been in wide use across the world for a long time due of its inherent advantage in terms of cost and convenience over conventional methods in some of the applications. SFRC (Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete) has been the most favored material in these applications due to its inherent characteristics of improving properties of concrete on several fronts.

Addition of Toughcrete or Toughcrete+(steel fiber) to concrete for shotcreting helps in improving its properties not only in the plastic stage but also in the hardened form.


Benefits of Toughcrete & Toughcrete+ in Shotcreting

  • Improved ductility of concrete
  • Improved energy absorption capacity
  • Improved impact resistance
  • Improved crack control
  • Improved toughness
  • Improved tensile strength
  • Better flexibility in executing complicated construction work in difficult-to-reach areas
  • Full reinforcement of concrete surface
  • Better overall performance of concrete


Commercial advantages of Toughcrete & Toughcrete+(Steel Fiber) in Shotcreting

  • Elimination of costly and cumbersome formwork
  • Most economical way of construction for complicated architectural designs
  • Faster and less labor oriented way of construction.


Applications of Toughcrete & Toughcrete+ in Shotcreting

  • Tunnel & underground chamber lining
  • Stabilization in mine construction
  • Stabilization of trenches and slopes
  • Protective lining
  • Repair and restoration of old structures
  • Sealing work
  • Architectural and landscaping applications
  • Wearing course

For optimum results of Toughcrete & Toughcrete+(steel fibre) kindly refer to the hand-out- ‘Get the best out of Toughcrete & Toughcrete+ on Usage; Dosage; Packaging and Safety Precautions available on this website