Concrete and its reinforcement

3.1.8Special types of concrete

Special types of concrete shall be appropriate for their use.

Proprietary concrete, no-fines or lightweight concrete should be of a quality and density appropriate for the conditions and use.
Where no-fines concrete is used, a render, cover coat or cladding should be applied to the finished structure.

Proprietary methods of reinforcement, e.g. glass fibre, should be assessed in accordance with Technical Requirement R3.

Structural design should be in accordance with Technical Requirement R5 and the mix properly detailed.