RDC, worldwide reference in UHPC technology

During the first decade of century XXI concrete technology has experienced a growth never seen before, and UHPC is the greatest example of it. We are the best way to know how to use this valuable and revolutionary material. Meet us to learn how our technology can help you!

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Research and Development Concretes (RDC) is a consultant that provides support to switch from traditional materials to UHPC in a great variety of sectors (industry, renewable energies, civil engineering, blue economy, precast structures, security, etc).

Beyond the urban furniture with UHPC

Formex® is the premix we propose for these applications, tailoring the mix design for each client to create an efficient, sustainable and cost-affordable solution.

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THE FUTURE IN CONCRETE IS NOW
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LIGHT

Weight reduction of 40-75%

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STRONG

Compresive strength 3 to 5 times higther

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DURABLE

Lifespan up to 4 times greater

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Finished projects

Check our UHPC projects in which RDC has provided its know-how to achieve an efficient transition to UHPC in different sectors. Under our guide many different companies and institutions have had smart and successfull solutions.

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RDC works closely with the client to evaluate the technical, economical and environmental viability of replacing its current solution by UHPC. A tailored premix of Formex® is proposed to maximize the competitiveness of the new element.

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Know us

Meet our team, know our vision, discover our values. Let us introduce ourselves, the people and the business that made the leader consultant company in UHPC worldwide.



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Possibly, UHPC is valuable for your business and you still don’t know it. Maybe you even don’t use concrete or it is rarely used in your sector. However, UHPC extreme quality allows its use in applications where steel, traditional concrete, plastics or wood are expensive or not satisfactory in terms of performance or durability. 

RDC consultant can evaluate the replacement of your current solution by a tailored premix of Formex®, one of the most used UHPCs in the world.

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Offshore UHPC farms after 6 years

It feels like it was yesterday when the entire RDC team went to Vasc Country to install our first raft, the first floating UHPC farm in the world. It was October of 2016. Now, 6 years later, is already a good moment to start checking if this solution is as good as we promised under the dynamic and aggressive marine environment.

Traditional rafts are 20 x 27 m floating structures typically made of eucalyptus wood and six steel floaters protected with GFRP. These structures are flexible and economic, but their lifespan does not generally exceed the 15 years, and their maintenance costs are significant. This problem was noticed by RDC, which designed and patented a UHPC raft in 2015.

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Dramatic steel costs..

Good afternoon everyone! Welcome again to the UHPC for People Blog! As you may have noticed in your pockets, some of the latest international events, such as the Ukranian war, the energy crisis or the significant inflation in the Eurozone, have generated

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