Concrete damage due to steel corrosion is a worldwide problem. The visible symptoms of concrete decay include cracking, spalling, rusting of exposed steel reinforcement and the staining of concrete surfaces.
During the corrosion process steel expands causing cracking or spalling of the cover concrete. Left untreated, deterioration will accelerate, seriously compromising structural integrity. Independent cover, chloride and carbonation testing will give an accurate diagnosis of the problem enabling specification of the most appropriate treatment. Anchor offers comprehensive solutions utilising products from all the major manufacturers ranges, and also specialise in resin injection, brickwork repair and the application of protective coatings.