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PRODUCTS

 

Rempel Bros. Concrete provides ready mixed concrete for commercial, residential and public infrastructure projects across the entire Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Our modern plants use the latest technology along with advanced dispatching software and GPS fleet tracking to provide a superior customer experience. We also offer our customers the advantage of using mobile technology to manage concrete pours on the go. With our OnSite app, you can see the progress of your pour, track truck locations, review your orders and send in order requests.

For more information on ready mixed concrete and its applications, click here. For links to Concrete in Practice technical bulletins, click here.

Click here to view our Safety Data Sheets (SDS), available in English, Spanish and French.

Rempel Bros Products CemFlow

CemFlow

CemFlow is a specialized low-shrinkage, self-consolidating concrete for interior toppings. CemFlow provides all the features and benefits of FlowCrete while reducing the potential for shrinkage and cracking that is common to topping applications. CemFlow also provides greater workability and flatness.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Interior slab topping

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces or eliminates cracking
  • Enables flatter slabs
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced labor
ConCreate®: Architectural

ConCreate®: Architectural

ConCreate® Architectural concrete mixes are designed for use in conjunction with architectural formwork to create an enhanced aesthetic appearance without sacrificing strength. To enhance the look of any project, ColorFlo® liquid colour may also be added to our architectural mixes.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Exposed vertical columns and walls
  • Flat work or slab on grade

BENEFITS:

  • Improved surface aesthetics
  • Enhanced workability
  • Maximized surface density
  • Available in conventional or self-consolidating concrete
  • Compatible with ConCreate® Colour Series
ConCreate®: Exposed Aggregate

ConCreate®: Exposed Aggregate  

ConCreate®: Exposed Aggregate Concrete utilizes a colorful 10mm round Chilliwack River aggregate. At the end of the finishing process, the surface of concrete is washed to expose the stone on the surface of the concrete. ColorFlo® liquid colour may also be added to the concrete colouring the paste around the exposed aggregate.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Driveways
  • Sidewalks
  • Patios

BENEFITS:

 

Maintenance Tips - Homeowner Concrete Care Guide

Salts and de-icers applied to concrete surfaces (either intentionally for ice melting or unintentionally from road slush) can cause pitting, spalling, and scaling of concrete surfaces. Cleaning concrete of road salts and application of appropriate concrete sealer is part of normal home maintenance. 

ConCreate®: Liquid Colour Product

ConCreate®: Liquid Color

Add some colour to your world with ConCreate®. Using a computer-controlled batching process for improved accuracy and consistency, ConCreate® incorporates Solomon ColorFlo® liquid pigment, which utilizes iron oxides, to provide 64 color options.

ConCreate® with Solomon ColorFlo® liquid pigments can provide equivelent colors to all other major concrete color supply systems.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Interior and exterior walls interior and exterior columns
  • Interior and exterior driveways
  • Interior and exterior sidewalks
  • Interior and exterior floors

BENEFITS:

  • 64 ways to add life to your project!
  • Compatible with:

ConCreate®: Architectural
ConCreate®: Stamped
ConCreate®: Exposed Aggregate

RESOURCES:

  • Colour Card
  • Recommendations & Essential Colosealer is part of normal home maintenance
CONCREATE®: STAMPED

ConCreate®: Stamped

ConCreate®: Stamped mixes are used in the process of adding texture and colour to make concrete resemble stone, brick, slate, cobblestone, barn-board and many other products. This limitless array of possibilities with costs that are lower than the actual products, makes stamped concrete the preferred choice. 

Stamped concrete patterned surfaces may have reduced resistance to freeze-thaw damage.Protecting the concrete surface with a concrete sealer is recommended.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Pool decks
  • Driveways
  • Patios and walkways
  • Interior floors
  • Gardens and landscape

BENEFITS:

  • Unlimited creative design capabilities
  • Improved aesthetics
  • Compatible with ConCreate® Colour Series
  • Conforms to an unlimited variety of shapes and surface textures including the traditional look of slate, tile, brick and cobblestone

Rempel Bros. Concrete Ltd. guarantees that the supplied concrete will meet the specified properties in accordance with CSA. Rempel Bros. is not responsible for freeze-thaw damage as a result of the installation process including the top layer of stamped concrete.

MAINTENANCE TIPS - Homeowner Concrete Care Guide
Salts and de-icers applied to concrete surfaces (either intentionally for ice melting or unintentionally from road slush) can cause pitting, spalling, and scaling of concrete surfaces. Cleaning concrete of road salts and application of appropriate concrete sealer is part of normal home maintenance. ons & Essential Colosealer is part of normal home maintenance. 

CRACKGUARD®: LOW SHRINKAGE

Crackguard®: Low Shrinkage

CrackGuard® is a low shrinkage concrete that reduces cracking and curling in concrete slabs when used in conjunction with proper curing and jointing procedures.

Reinforcing fibres may also be added to the mix to further reduce shrinkage cracks and improve impact resistance. 

CrackGuard® is a CSA compliant low shrinkage concrete maintaining a maximum drying shrinkage of 0.04% @ 28 days.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Architectural slabs and floors
  • Architectural topping slabs
  • Industrial floors
  • Parking garage decks
  • Bridge decks
  • Ice arenas
  • Swimming pools
  • Containment structures
  • Water treatment structures
  • Residential slabs

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces or eliminates cracking
  • Improves appearance
  • Increases joint spacing
  • Lower life cycle costs
DRAINSTONE

Drainstone

DrainStone is a pervious concrete designed to allow water to flow through to base materials. This is an aesthetically pleasing, highly functional and environmentally friendly option for a variety of pathways and parking areas.

An open cell concrete with a range of 15 to 25% voids, allows for a flow rate of 120 – 320 L/m2 per minute. When rainwater naturally filters into the soil, storm water collection systems can be reduced or eliminated.   DrainStone uses a 6.0mm aggregate to provide a smoother surface profile while maintaining good aggregate interlock for improved durability.

IDEAL FOR: 

  • Pedestrian walkways
  • Driveways
  • Parking areas

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces quantity and contamination of stormwater runoff
  • Reduces, and sometimes eliminates, the cost of stormwater management systems
  • Reduces surface temperature and heat island effect
  • Decreases lighting requirements
    • Pervious concrete: albedo surface reflectivity index (0.35+)
    • Asphalt: albedo surface reflectivity index (0.04 – 0.12)
  • Qualifies for LEED credits (SS 6.1)
FLOWCRETE

Flowcrete

FlowCrete provides optimized slump control and superior mix performance by utilizes superplasticizers to achieve the desired slump without compromising concrete strength or set time when used with any of our concrete designs.

Concrete is often specified at a slump of 80 mm +/- 20 mm or less, these slumps are typically too low to ensure proper placement. We’ve taken the guesswork out the process and offers a range of slump options as a part of our FlowCrete program. Available in slumps of: 110, 130, 150, 170mm maximum.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Pumped concrete
  • Slabs
  • Walls and columns with congested rebar

BENEFITS:

  • Maintains strength at higher slumps
  • Enhances workability and placeability
  • Increases pumpabilityat island effect


HARD-WEAR®

Hard-Wear®

Hard-Wear® has strength and durability built right into the mix, making it ideal for high wear applications. Available in air-entrained and non-air-entrained mixes, Hard-Wear® features uniform hardness throughout the full depth of the slab, not just the surface.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Wear, abrasion and impact resistance
  • Commercial, industrial and heavy industrial floors
  • Parkades, bridges and interchanges
  • Interior and exterior ramps
  • Dams, dykes and spillways

BENEFITS:

  • Available for all applications and suitable for a variety of mix designs
  • Compatible with all finishing applications
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Eliminates performance inconsistencies typically experienced with other types of hardeners
  • Eliminates hardener delamination
HIGH-FLOW®

High-Flow®

High-Flow® is a highly flowable, non-segregating concrete that easily spreads into place, fills formwork, and encapsulates even the most congested reinforcement. It is placed purely by means of its own weight with little or no mechanical vibration.

High-Flow® provides these benefits while maintaining all of concrete's customary mechanical and durability characteristics. Significant research has led to the development of a robust flowable concrete that meets challenging performance requirements.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Architectural applications
  • Topping slabs
  • Congested reinforcement

BENEFITS:

  • Architectural quality concrete for walls and slab
  • Flows readily through congested reinforcement
  • Available in high early age strengths
  • Enables flatter slabs
  • Improves productivity
  • Reduces labor costsdener delamination
MICRO-LITE®

Micro-Lite®

The Micro-Lite® series of mix designs have a reduced density with superior pumping and placing properties. By using a specific gradation of material and a varying dosage rate of polymeric micro-spheres, we can supply concrete and fill material with a variety of densities and strengths.

Unlike semi-lightweight concrete made with expanded shale, Micro-Lite® is highly placeable and can be pumped by both boom and line pumps.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Semi-lightweight toppings
  • Lightweight fill material
  • Multi-storey buildings
  • Roof top construction
  • Raised decks

BENEFITS:

  • Improved pumping and placing properties
  • Consistent results
  • Fire resistant properties
  • Increased design flexibility
  • Available with a compressive strength up to 30 MPa
  • Concrete density range of 1830 – 2200 kg/m3
  • Fill material density as low as 900 kg/m3
OCTA-BLOCK®

Octa-Bloc®

Rempel Bros. Concrete Ltd. manufactures the complete line of OCTA-BLOC® interlocking concrete blocks. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, OCTA-BLOC® products create strong, visually attractive retaining walls, barriers, landscapes and containment structures. OCTA-BLOC® features a unique locking system compatible with most other concrete block systems on the market today, making it easy to add on to existing structures.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Retaining walls
  • Barriers
  • Landscaping
  • Containment structures

BENEFITS:

  • Locking system compatibility
  • Available in a variety of shapes and sizes
  • Cost effective

OCTA-BLOCĀ® Shapes

POLARCON®

Polarcon®

PolarCon® is the answer to set time challenge – it uses accelerating admixtures in conjunction with optimized concrete mix designs to accelerate concrete set times.

PolarCon® is designed to provide three levels of set time reduction. This time-based system provides an opportunity to select the hours of set time reduction required

PRODUCTSET TIME REDUCTION
PolarCon® Bronze1 hour*
PolarCon® Silver1 ½ - 2 hours*
PolarCon® Gold2 ½  - 3 hours*

* Requires a minimum strength of 30 MPa and time reduction is based on initial set

IDEAL FOR:

  • Slabs
  • Columns and walls
  • Non-reinforced concrete (Does not contain reinforcing steel)

BENEFITS:

  • Optimized set time reductions
  • Reduces finishing time


SHOTCRETE

ShotCrete

Rempel Bros. produces a series of specialty mix designs created for pneumatic (shot) application. ShotCrete has been designed to reduce rebound and sloughing and is preferred for its consistent properties.

ShotCrete is frequently selected due to the quality, speed and convenience of its application. It is suitable where other construction methods are difficult or impossible such as elevated, confined construction and vertical excavation applications. ShotCrete is equally suitable for new construction and for use in the rehabilitation or seismic reinforcing of existing structures.

ShotCrete designs can be suitable for architectural, below water-table and fibre reinforced applications.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Slope stabilization
  • Lining for tunnel walls
  • Structural walls
  • Structural columns
  • Structural beams
  • Curved walls and arches

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces construction time
  • Reduces forming and placing costs
  • Solution for limited access applications
  • Allows single-sided forming
 
SOLARGUARD: SLUMP EXTENSION

SolarGuard: Slump Extension

SolarGuard maintains the slump of the concrete for two hours from batching through the use of specialized admixtures and counteracts the typical rapid slump loss experienced during hot or warm weather, providing extra assurance against cold joints and poor surface finish.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Large house foundations
  • Slabs poured in hot or warm weather
  • Applications with an extended placing time
  • Concrete where workability is critical throughout the pour

BENEFITS:

  • Extended working time
  • Reduced or eliminated slump loss
SUPERLINE: LINE PUMPABLE

SuperLine: Line Pumpable

SuperLine is a series of mix designs tailored for line pumping and thin topping applications. Using increased cementitious materials and a propietary blend of coarse and fine aggregates, the SuperLine series is highly workable concrete. This series of mixes comes in conventional slumps of 80mm that can be increased as required for extended pumping distances.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Line pumping
  • Thin toppings (minimum 1.5" thickness)
  • Interior or exterior applications
  • Congested reinforcement

BENEFITS:

  • Increased pumpability
  • Increased finishability
TEMPO HIGH-EARLY AGE STRENGTH

Tempo High-Early Age Strength

Tempo High-Early Age Strength is designed to achieve early-age strength to allow reduced stripping and re-shoring times. This series of mixes is available to achieve target strength at 24 to 72 hours.

HOURS TO STRIPPING STRENGTH* ULTIMATE SPECIFIED STRENGTH EXPOSURE CLASS
20 MPa @ 72 hours 35 MPa @ 28 days N
20 MPa @ 48 hours 40 MPa @ 28 days N
20 MPa @ 36 hours 45 MPa @ 28 days N
20 MPa @ 24 hours 50 MPa @ 56 days N
20 MPa @ 24 hours 55 MPa @ 56 days N
20 MPa @ 48 hours 35 MPa @ 28 days C-1
20 MPa @ 24 hours 40 MPa @ 28 days C-1

* CSA A23.1-09 states a minimum curing temperature of 10 degrees Celsius.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Slabs
  • Columns and walls
  • Repairs

BENEFITS:

  • Reduces stripping time
  • Earlier serviceability
  • Reduces drying time (flooring application)

 

WATERGUARD

Waterguard

WaterGuard reduces the potential migration of moisture through the naturally occurring capillaries of concrete. By utilizing pore blocker admixture technology (Kryton / Xypex) in conjunction with an optimized concrete design and proper construction methodology, WaterGuard provides the option to waterproof structures while pouring concrete walls, slabs and many other applications. 

IDEAL FOR:

  • Perimeter walls
  • Water features
  • Elevator pits
  • Tanks
  • Slabs

BENEFITS:

  • Lower cost than most membrane systems
  • Available as conventional concrete, Self-Consolidating Concrete and ShotCrete
  • Reduces construction timeframe
Rempel Bros Building Materials

Building Materials

No matter the project, Rempel Bros. has the concrete-related building materials to help set your project on a solid foundation. If preordered these building materials can be delivered with your concrete.

BUILDING SUPPLIES

  • Bag Cement
  • Bolts
  • Saddles
  • Bell Trap Drain
  • Zip Strip
  • Poly - Heavy Gauge 4 mil
  • Poly - CGSB approved 6 mil
  • Expansion Joint
  • Sono Tubes
Homeowners Assist

Homeowner Assist

Rempel Bros. Concrete aims to assist homeowners in all aspects of pouring concrete for new homes and do-it-yourself (DIY) home renovations. Some basic information is included for your reference. 

What kind of concrete do I need?

There are many different types for concrete to choose from.  Larger projects like driveways can be labor intensive, while smaller jobs like setting fence posts of mailboxes are relatively easy.  We offer a wide range of concrete mix designs ranging from driveways to foundations to fence posts.  We also have several specialty products such as HIGH FLOW and CONCREATE®.  See the extended list with details on this products page. 

Common applications and their general compressive strength:  

Driveway32 MPa
Garage Slab32 MPa
Retaining Wall30 MPa
Patio32 MPa
Sidewalk32 MPa
Foundations20, 25, or 30 MPa
Walls20, 25, or 30 MPa

 

For links to Concrete in Practice technical bulletins, click here.

MAINTENANCE TIPS - Homeowner Concrete Care Guide
Salts and de-icers applied to concrete surfaces (either intentionally for ice melting or unintentionally from road slush) can cause pitting, spalling, and scaling of concrete surfaces. Cleaning concrete of road salts and application of appropriate concrete sealer is part of normal home maintenance. ons & Essential Colosealer is part of normal home maintenance.  
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