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Concrete admixtures for Farnworth Tunnel

Concrete admixtures for Farnworth Tunnel

As part of the Manchester to Preston Electrification program, the two Victorian-built Farnworth rail tunnels (Up & Down) were refurbished.

BASF’s concrete admixtures and SA 160 accelerator provided a workable concrete that performed both technically and reliably within the possession timeframes. Producing a consistent reinforced wet spray concrete that could be pumped up to 300 meters and remain suitable to spray.

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