Concrete "ban" promotes the rapid development of water reducing agent


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2016-01-20

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Shandong Xindadi Group

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Concrete "ban" promotes the rapid development of water reducing agent

The new round of environmental protection direction is having a further impact on the building materials industry, which will also give birth to new market space, such as the commercial concrete market. The utilization rate of commercial concrete in Europe and the United States is 80%, while that in China is only 40%. Especially in the central and western regions, the utilization rate is low, and there is a large market space in the future.
Based on environmental protection and other reasons, the state prohibits major cities from mixing concrete on site. People in the industry generally judge that due to the gradual change of concrete supply from on-site mixing mode to centralized mixing mode dominated by commercial concrete supply, some of them are expected to obtain new market demand, including greatly promoting concretewater reducing agentdemand. Local regulations prohibiting on-site mixing of concrete have been released and implemented one after another, which will objectively give birth to a new commercial concrete market. The data show that the water reducing agent is the most widely used and the largest amount of a product in the concrete admixture, so the concrete admixture in the industry mainly refers to the water reducing agent. Concrete admixture is a product that is equal to or less than 5% of cement mass when mixing concrete, mortar and net slurry or in additional mixing operations, so that the normal performance of concrete can be modified as required.
The use of water reducing agent can save cement, reduce costs, shorten the construction period, improve the construction of concrete, improve the quality and service life of buildings, in energy saving, environmental protection, engineering economy, labor protection and other aspects of significance. With the rapid development of China's economy, the use rate of commercial concrete is gradually increasing, and the use rate of concrete admixture is also increasing year by year. In 2010, the proportion of concrete in the total amount of concrete used in China has increased from 15% in the past to about 30%.
In 2003, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Construction and the Ministry of Communications issued the "Notice on Prohibiting on-site Mixing of Concrete in Urban Areas within a Time Limit" (Shang Gai Fa [2003] No. 341), which stipulates: "Municipalities directly under the Central Government, provincial capitals, coastal open cities and tourist cities should actively develop ready-mixed concrete. From December 31, 2003, 124 cities across the country will be prohibited mixing concrete on on, it is prohibited to mix concrete on site in urban areas". According to the national policies and regulations and the actual situation in various regions, local governments have also issued relevant documents to encourage and support the use of commercial concrete by construction units and construction units, which has greatly promoted the development of the commercial concrete industry. Originally only in the prefecture-level city to build a commercial concrete mixing station, in recent years in the county also have a commercial concrete mixing station. The growth rate of commercial concrete in the central and western regions is developing rapidly.
In order to improve the quality of construction projects and the level of green construction, improve the quality of urban ambient air, reduce secondary dust pollution, and control smog, the Xi 'an municipal government issued a notice in July 2013: mixing concrete and mortar at the construction site of construction projects is prohibited. The supply of concrete has gradually changed from the on-site mixing mode to the centralized mixing mode based on the supply of commercial concrete, which greatly promotes the demand for water reducing agent. At the same time, the use of water reducing agent has high economic benefits for enterprises, which is also one of the important reasons for the rapid growth of demand. The main reason for enterprises to use water reducing agent is that it can save costs, use less cement, use more fly ash, etc., which can save resources.
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