High Concrete Group LLC has introduced ThinCastTM, the thinnest precast concrete rainscreen panel available on the market. Designed for use in commercial, institutional, retail, and low- to high-rise construction, this innovation provides architects with the natural beauty and character of concrete in lightweight panels that accomplish their rainscreen design goals.
Xypex is a unique chemical treatment for the waterproofing and protection of concrete. It is manufactured in the form of a dry powder compound, consisting of Portland cement, very fine treated silica sand and various active proprietary chemicals.
When mixed with water and applied as a cementitious coating, the active chemicals in Xypex cause a catalytic reaction that generates a non-soluble crystalline formation of dendritic fibres within the pores and capillary tracts of concrete. Therefore, the concrete becomes permanently sealed against the penetration of water or liquids from any direction, making Xypex suitable for waterproofing installations such as: