Increase significantly the durability of concrete to decrease maintenance and reduce consumption of resources.
This innovative and sustainable material is defined as Ultra High Durability Concrete (UHDC).
Quantify and predict the durability of UHDC structures in different service conditions when subjected to Extremely Aggressive Exposures (EAE).
Validate the capacity of the UHDC and the new developments, through 6 pilots (TRL6-TRL7) covering two strategic sectors where the material is expected to add high value and generate large impacts.
Geothermal power plant tower basin (EGP).
Cooling tower fluid collection basins are critical due to the fluid aggressiveness and environmental risks.
Drilling platform Mud collection basin (EGP).
In drilling sites a residue basin is used during the mud recycling. Basins are chemically and mechanically stressed due to frequent cleaning
Valencia coast (Spain).
Offshore wind floater (CMW+EO).
UHDC reduced size floater for off-shore wind turbines in the Mediterranean coast to reach TRL6.
Valencia coast (Spain)
Aquaculture mussel raft (RDC+ IDIFOR)
UHPC mussel farming raft patented. Durable substitute of traditional wooden rafts.
Malta Public abattoir.
Damaged water tower (UM).
Concrete water tower from 1st half of the XX century with severe degradation.
Irish west coast
Precast breakwater elements along the British Isles coast. Current design foresees HPC and high covers.