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  • RAF Mount Pleasant

    Colas Ltd delivers Addagrip excellence in complex Falkland Islands infrastructure project

    Contractor Colas Ltd

    Colas Limited have successfully completed a multi-million pound construction contract at RAF Mount Pleasant, in the Falkland Islands including the application of over 106,000m2 of the Addagrip 1000 System concrete pavement protection system. Running from March 2015 to April 2016, the contract with Interserve Defence Ltd was carried out in two phases avoiding work during the South Atlantic winter.  

    After receiving notification of the successful tender two days before Christmas 2014, Colas began a rapid mobilisation process of plant, equipment and materials including Colas Mobile asphalt plant and laboratory.  

    Phase one of the contract saw Colas repair a 40mm bump in the runway surface, install expansion joints and re-groove the runway.  Phase one was completed in April 2015 and the client was delighted by the swift completion of the works.

    In September 2015, Phase 2 equipment and materials were shipped the 5,382 miles to the Falkland Islands.  This Phase required simultaneous construction of a taxiway strip and repair and reconfiguring areas of the main ASP.

    The western access taxiway works involved the excavation of approximately 17,500m3 of soil and rock to create the required surface profile and the placing and compaction of granular fills to provide a strengthened run-off area for use by emergency vehicles.  The surface of the re-profiled ground was then covered with a compacted topsoil layer, reinforced with geo-textiles and seeded to provide a FOD (Foreign Object Debris) free surface

    To renovate the ASP, Colas teams removed 23,000m of existing joint sealant, repaired the pavement surface using epoxy mortar and installed new aircraft tie-down anchors on parking slots.  In addition, Colas repaired drainage channel walls, removed and replaced drainage gratings and installed 930m of new concrete surrounds.  Fuel resistant joint sealant was also used to seal 42,550m of joints on the ASP.

    Addagrip 1000 System Resin was also applied to 106,000m2 of the ASP concrete pavement to protect, seal and prolong the life of the surface.  The Addagrip 1000 System Resin which has been widely used for over 30 years is designed to penetrate and seal the existing concrete surface which is then covered with a fine aggregate applied to provide an anti-slip finish.  Addagrip 1000 System Resin provides a durable and cost-effective solution for addressing the problem of frost damaged and spalled concrete pavements predominantly on airfields. The Addagrip 1000 System allowed Colas to effectively rejuvenate and seal the ASP concrete pavement surface quickly and efficiently, preventing loose aggregate from the concrete surface creating a FOD issue. 

    The Addagrip 1000 System Resin can be used to treat concrete surfaces on ASP’s, taxiways, runway-ends and helipads to concrete runways.


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  • Addaset

    Addaset provides a smooth, contemporary, hard wearing and low maintenance, surface using a range of natural and recycled aggregates. The finished surface is a seamless bound paving system which is flexible and porous and perfect for both domestic and commercial use. Addaset is BBA certified.

  • Addabound

    Addabound retains all the features of Resin Bound paving with the added benefit of a minimum recycled content of 25%. The finished surface is a seamless bound paving system which is flexible, porous & perfect for both domestic and commercial use. Addabound is BBA certified.

  • Terrabound

    Terrabound is our commercial grade Resin Bound surfacing system which provides a smooth, contemporary,  hard wearing and low maintenance surface using a range of natural aggregates. Suitable for domestic and commercial use. Terrabound is BBA certified.

  • Addastone

    The Addastone Resin Bonded Surfacing system provides an attractive, hard wearing and low maintenance surface by bonding loose aggregate to concrete, asphalt, wood or metal. Suitable for driveways, pathways, patios, car parks and access roads.

  • Addastone TP

    The Addastone Tree Pit system is designed to provide an attractive and aesthetically pleasing porous paving system for tree pits using a variety of natural or recycled aggregates in a 6-10mm stone size.

  • Addacolor

    Addacolor retains all of the benefits of our standard Resin Bound Surfacing systems and is ideally suited to those  projects that require a splash of colour inside and out.

  • Terrabase Rustic

    Terrabase Rustic is an innovative porous Resin Bound surfacing system designed to give a natural rustic appearance to paths and driveways. The patented product does not require a concrete or asphalt base making it the perfect 'no-dig' resin bound surfacing solution.

  • Terrabase Classic

    Terrabase Classic  is an innovative patented porous resin bound surfacing system using our BBA approved resin bound Addaset, Addabound and Terrabound systems to give a contemporary aggregate appearance to paths and driveways for projects where a concrete or asphalt base is not an option. 

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    PU Floor Green Line is a polyurethane resin floor with high elasticity and colour pigmentation providing a bespoke and highly versatile designer resin floor finish.  

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    Addalevel SL2K is a pigmented, seamless resin flooring system based on a solvent-free epoxy resin compound intended for use on new and old concrete floors.  

  • EP Addaflor

    Addaflor resin flooring provides a tough, chemical resistant floor finish. The chemical interaction between the two component parts creates a surface that can be stronger than concrete.  

  • PU Addatex BT

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    PU Addaflake is a fast curing UV stable polyurethane coating, designed to be broadcast with decorative flakes and quartz. Available in s standard range or bespoke colour finish.  

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    We also supply a range of primers, cleaners, and patching materials.  

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  • Addagrip 1000 System

    The Addagrip 1000 System Resin has been specifically developed to treat frost damaged, spalled or smooth concrete airfield pavements, concrete roads, concrete ramps and steps. 

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    Canader is a uniquely blended, 6mm cold applied permanent filling solution for effective pothole repair.

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    A unique acrylic based filler, ready-mixed and easy to use. A the perfect solution for filling, jointing and skimming.

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    Terraco Sprayplaster is a unique acrylic based filler for interior walls and ceilings. Sprayplaster is the solution for fast track projects where time and money are key. 

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    EIFS is an acronym for Exterior Insulation Finishing System. lt thermally wraps a building to preserve a buildings heat and reduce temperature fluctuations. 

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    Terraco Ambient is a high-performance acoustic plaster system for ceilings. It is highly versatile, environmentally friendly, non-combustible & comes in a variety of finishes & colours. 

  • Designer Collection

    Most commonly used to create a feature wall, the Terraco Desinger Collection transforms any room to give it character and light. 

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