Ready Mix Concrete Mixes!


Concrete mix tables for ready mix concrete

Take a look at the tables below for a description of available concrete mixes, find out which you require using our ready mix concrete guide for your particular application!

Axtell - Mix Design Table
Design Strength Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
C7
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 7 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020 C10
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 10 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020
C15
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 15 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020 C20
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 20 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020
C25
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 25 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020 C30
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 30 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020
C35
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 35 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020 C40
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 40 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020
C45
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 45 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
1020 C50
"Design Strength Mix" achieving 50 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Super Plasticiser (WRA) is added to this mix to give extra strength, workability and placement properties.
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Designated Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
GEN 0
"Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium.
1020 GEN 1
"Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium.
1020
GEN 2
"Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium.
1020 GEN 3
"Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium.
1020
GEN 4
"Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium.
RC20/25
"Designated Mix" achieving 25 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.70 value.
1020
RC25/30
"Designated Mix" achieving 30 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.65 value
1020 RC28/35
"Designated Mix" achieving 35 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.60 value
1020
RC30/37
"Designated Mix" achieving 37 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.55 value
1020 RC32/40
"Designated Mix" achieving 40 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.55 value
1020
RC35/45
"Designated Mix" achieving 45 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.50 value
1020 RC40/50
"Designated Mix" achieving 50 Newton/28 day strength. Consists of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. A water cement ratio mix to a 0.45 value
1020
FND
"Designated Mix" consisting of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Foundation mix with sulphate resisting capabilities suitable for aggressive ground conditions.
1020 FND 3
"Designated Mix" consisting of a minimum cement content, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. Foundation mix with sulphate resisting capabilities suitable for aggressive ground conditions.
1020
PAV 1
This is a "Designated Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. This mix has an air entrainment additive which forms equal size air bubbles in the finished concrete to protect the finished surface from freeze-thaw cycles. Particularly suitable for outside paved areas.
1020 PAV 2
This is a ‘Designated Mix’ consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. This mix has an air entrainment additive which forms equal size air bubbles in the finished concrete to protect the finished surface from freeze-thaw cycles. Particularly suitable for outside paved areas.
1020
Nominal Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
4 - 2 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of stone : sand : cement.
1020 6 - 3 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of stone : sand : cement.
1020
4 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020 5 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020
6 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020 8 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020
9 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020 10 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020
12 - 1
"Nominal Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
1020
Prescribed Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
P100 - P500
"Prescribed Mixes" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water. Can be supplied with 10mm stone for specialist applications, subject to a cost premium. The number following the letter ‘P’ denotes the weight in KG of cement per cubic metre. The mixes range in increments of 5 KG, between the 100 to 500.
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Standard Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
ST 1
"Standard Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water.
20 ST 2
"Standard Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water.
20
ST 3
"Standard Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water.
20 ST 4
"Standard Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water.
20
ST 5
"Standard Mix" consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and water.
20
Dry Lean/Semi Dry Mixes
MixNom. MixAgg Size (mm)MixNom. MixAgg Size (mm)
CBM 1
Dry Lean / Semi Dry Mix (Cement Bound Material) consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and minimal water. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
20-120 CBM 2
Dry Lean / Semi Dry Mix (Cement Bound Material) consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and minimal water. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
18-120
CBM 3
Dry Lean / Semi Dry Mix (Cement Bound Material) consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and minimal water. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
16-120 CBM 4
Dry Lean / Semi Dry Mix (Cement Bound Material) consisting of cement, 4-20mm stone, graded sand and minimal water. The numbers denote the ratio of all-in stone and sand : cement.
14-120
Foam Mixes
MixConcreteMortarMixConcreteMortar
C2
Supplied in the form of either Foam Concrete with 4-20mm stone, or Foam Mortar, without stone. Each mix additionally consists of cement, graded sand and water. The mix has a foaming agent added which entrains air in to the concrete to give high workability and levelling properties, achieving 4 Newton/28 day strength. Suitable for void/trench/roadfill applications.
20None C4
Supplied in the form of either Foam Concrete with 4-20mm stone, or Foam Mortar, without stone. Each mix additionally consists of cement, graded sand and water. The mix has a foaming agent added which entrains air in to the concrete to give high workability and levelling properties, achieving 8 Newton/28 day strength. Suitable for void/trench/roadfill applications. Specified by Gas Board and DOT.
20None
Floor Screed Mixes
MixAgg Size (mm)MixAgg Size (mm)
4 : 1
This is a high strength screed mix consisting of four parts graded sand to one part cement, and water. No stone content. Retarding agents added upon request. Suitable for floor screeds.
None 5 : 1
This is a medium strength screed mix consisting of five parts graded sand to one part cement, and water. No stone content. Retarding agents added upon request. Suitable for floor screeds.
None