After more than 50 years of growth in the precast arena, Architectural polymer concrete has at last come of age. It is no longer a “substitute” for cementations precast, but because of its outstanding innate properties it is now specified and used in all types of building structures. The Architects discovered again the beauty and strength of this product as well as the longevity and savings.
Three Categories can summarize this acceptance:
PRICE: When the Architect requires it, and value engineering warrants its use, instead of alternate materials such as Precast Concrete, Stone or Masonry, Polymer Concrete is specified. The Lightweight of the product allows for speedy installation and a competitive price.
QUALITY: Metro Cast Products intricate nature is superior when compared to other “alternative” materials. It is light in weight and does not depend on mass for high strength. The finishes and/or textures are almost unlimited, as are its color choices.
ENDURANCE: By being monolithically cast with an impervious binder, building components can withstand weather variations, have little or no moisture penetration and resist chemical attack.
The “test of time” has borne five decades of successful experience, the legitimacy of this contemporary material.
Because of its versatility, it is now used as popular material to create artistically designed facades.