Strength:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Back

Due to the high strength - high fiber content of SureCrete Xtreme series countertop mixes, Surface Concepts can design and fabricate thin, light weight and extremely strong stone surface that can have the appearance of being thick monolithic pieces.                                                                                                                                                  



Compressive Strength

Flexural Strength

Granite & similar slab material

High. Above 10,000 PSI at 1.25 inch thickness.

Medium. Granite overhangs must be limited to approx. 12 inches.

Traditional Concrete

Medium. 5,000 PSI at minimum 1.5 inch thickness after 28 days curing.

Low. Must be reinforced using rebar, chicken wire or other steel.

Surface Concepts GFRC

High. 10,567 PSI at 0.5” thickness. Eighty percent of it's strength achieved after 8 hours cure time.

Very High. 1464 PSI at 0.5 inch thickness.