EasyPile® CFA

A ready-mixed CFA piling concrete

Hanson EasyPile® CFA has been specifically formulated for CFA piling concrete using the admixture system Sika® PilePak. Hanson designed and developed this ready-mixed CFA piling concrete specifically to help contractors overcome the issues related to sinking cages into bored concrete piles in difficult ground conditions.

Uses

EasyPile® is suitable to use in all ground conditions including the following:

Ground condition
Wet
Dry
Dense
Sandy
Gravel
Normal

Benefits

  • EasyPile CFA not only reduces cage failures on site but also helps increase the speed of piling, reducing wastage and costs
  • Improved Health and Safety
  • Ease of cage placement in all ground conditions
  • Reduced water loss from concrete
  • Reduced occurrences of aggregate locking during cage placement
  • Reduced segregation and bleeding
  • Reduced downtime and associated costs
  • Improved cohesion properties
  • Improved pumpability
  • Reduced pump blockages
  • Easy to produce
  • Assured quality
  • Available nationally from all Hanson UK concrete plants
  • Design incorporates use of Hanson Regen, leading to significantly lower levels of embodied CO2 and greater BREEAM credentials.
The Quality Scheme for Ready Mixed Concrete.

Concrete properties

Admixture

DosageW/C ratioCement content kg/ cubic metresSlumpCompressive strength
7 days N/mm228 days N/mm2
Control0.4837070mm39.056.5
Hanson EasyPile®One bag0.48370150mm37.554.0
NOTE – Actual strengths and dosage may vary depending on design requirements, ground conditions and constituent materials used.

Slump retention

Initial1 Hour2 Hour3 Hour
200mm190mm170mm150mm

Sustainable solution

Regen inside.

Hanson concrete can incorporate a proportion of Hanson Regen, (Ground Granulated Blast furnace Slag or 'GGBS'), which is a cement replacement material, helping to produce a product that generates a much lower level of CO2 emissions than ordinary cement.

Learn more about Regen
 

Concrete carbon calculator.
Concrete volume calculator.