Roller Compacted Concrete Benefits
LOW INITIAL COST
RCC is competitive with alternative pavement options on a first cost basis.
Resists rutting and will not deform under heavy, concentrated loads. Resists deterioration from fuel and hydraulic fluid spills. Performs well in freeze-thaw climates. Supports heavy, repetitive loads without failure and spans localized, soft sub-grade areas.
Fewer associated costs includes no need for surface sealing or overlays.
REDUCES DOWN TIME
Fast return to service and minimizes elevation changes for rehab projects.
With no forms or finishing and minimal labor, RCC is placed quickly. The low water-to-cement ratio and zero slump consistency of the mix allows for quick strength gain.
QUICK RETURN TO SERVICE
RCC pavement can often be opened to local traffic in as little as 4 hours after placement and can accept heavy traffic 24-48 hours after placement.
Reduce urban heat island effect and lighting requirements in parking and storage areas due to higher reflectivity.
High compressive strength (4000 to 10000 psi), high flexural strength (500 to 1000 psi), high shear strength and low shrinkage lends to high and heavy traffic use.
Aggregate interlock provides excellent load transfer, eliminating need for steel reinforcement or dowels. No forms or finishing needed. Joint sawing is optional for aesthetic purposes.