Sprayed concrete (Shotcrete) is concrete conveyed through a hose and pneumatically projected at high velocity onto a surface. Shotcrete undergoes placement and compaction at the same time due to the force with which it is projected from the nozzle. It can be impacted onto any type or shape of surface including vertical or overhead areas. Conventional steel rods, steel mesh, and/or fibres reinforce sprayed concrete. Steel or synthetic fibre reinforcement is used for stabilisation in applications such as slopes, tunnelling and swimming pool shells.
Shotcrete is usually an all-inclusive term that can be used for both wet-mix and dry-mix versions. In the pool construction trade, however, the term "shotcrete" refers to wet-mix and "gunite" refers to dry-mix; in this context, these two terms are not interchangeable
Construction of Deck level pool shell
Mr RW Cargill
Construction of 20M swimming pool
Construction of pool shell
"Delighted by Contech UK's workforce performance. Staff were punctual, understanding, consistent and proactive. Overall a very professional experience."
Exeter School Competition Swimming Pool
Completed project: swimming pool and hydro pool shuttering, reinforcement, spray concrete.
Nigel Busby, Project Manager at ISG, said he was very happy with the standard of our work, our on-site team were very helpful and the finished concrete dimensions were spot on.
"Great end product which was brought in on programme. A pleasure and a breath of fresh air to deal with."
Swimming Pool Shell installation
After we completed sprayed concrete to contiguous piles for a two-storey basement car park in Bournemouth: "Works were completed on schedule to a high standard. A very professional service".
Completed project: spray concrete along the River Hull estuary.
Matt Malik, Package Manager for C Spencer Pioneer Engineering said that Contech UK carried out a professional service with a can do attitude. All workmanship was signed off with a defect free handover.
Completed project: Swimming pool shell construction.
John Holder, Senior Project Manager at ISG said that our works were undertaken to a good, overall, standard.
Senior Project Manager
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