Iron Carbonate Based Concrete – Ferrock™

BETTER – CHEAPER – GREENER

The concrete we see used virtually everywhere today is made with a calcium carbonate cement based which while being a commonly available material, has significant structural limitations especially when used in saltwater marine environments.

Ferrock™ represents a completely new method for binding materials in a concrete mixture that makes for break-through properties and applications in environments that are erosive with traditional calcium carbonate concrete.

  • Carbon-Negative production and curing

  • Achieves greater compressive strength

  • Possess greater shear and flexural strength

  • Ideal in thin applications with greater resistance to chipping and flacking

  • Can be made with up to 95% recycled material

  • Less expensive building material than portland cement based concrete

  • Resistant to eroding salt water environments which are defined by high sodium chloride and sulfate concentrations

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Pour Concrete Foundation

Unlike regular cement that creates 1 ton of greenhouse gas causing carbon dioxide in order to produce 1 ton of cement, Ferrocrete™ in contrast produces NO carbon dioxide during production.  Further, in order to cure Ferrocrete™, carbon dioxide is required as a catalyst thereby making the use of Ferrocrete™ CARBON NEGATIVE.

 

Ferrocrete™ uses waste iron material as the binding agent.  The actual corrosive ‘rusting’ process of the iron is redirected and used positively as the binding process in a more alkaline environment with Ferrocrete™.  We seek to beneficially use rather than avoid or engineer costly solutions that work around the limiting factors such as corrosion which regular cement struggles to address.