BAM Shotcrete

Georgia Shotcrete Contractor

Providing Quality Shotcrete Services

Commercial & Residential Shotcrete Installation

BAM Shotcrete is a licensed shotcrete contractor in Georgia with 45+ years of industry leading experience in residential and commercial construction. 

Swimming pools, custom water features, architectural features, foundation repairs, structural shotcrete, retaining walls, canals, vertical walls, soil nail walls, skateparks, and pump tracks are just a few of the residential and commercial shotcrete projects we’ve worked on.

No matter what your Georgia shotcrete needs are, our ACI-certified shotcrete applicators will complete the job on time and at the best price.

Looking for a shotcrete estimate in Georgia? Contact BAM Shotcrete today by calling (623) 208-2912 or request an online estimate.

Common Types of Shotcrete Applications

We also offer the ability to provide excavation services, rebar installation services, and private mobile batch plant operations used for remote access locations for both commercial and residential projects as needed.

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Why Choose BAM Shotcrete Inc.

Experienced

45 Years Of Experience

Over 45 years of industry leading experience in the residential and commercial construction industries.

Service

Licensed, Insured, Bonded

We are licensed, insured, and bonded for your protection and peace of mind. License ROC# 306918

Competitive Pricing

We offer upfront pricing with no additional hidden cost or fees. Transparency is a core value we uphold.

Guaranteed

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Rest assured that your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed with our one year warranty on all projects.

Professional and Friendly

Our professional and friendly team is ready to help turn your visions and dreams into reality.

Same Day Free Quotes

After gathering some information, we will provide you with a free, same day quote for your project.

Shotcrete Questions & Answers

The primary difference between shotcrete and normal concrete lies in their method of application. Normal concrete is typically placed in forms and then compacted to eliminate air voids, ensuring structural integrity and strength. In contrast, shotcrete is pneumatically projected at high velocity onto a surface, allowing it to be applied without the need for formwork in many cases. This method not only ensures thorough compaction due to the force of application but also allows the material to conform to complex shapes and surfaces. Furthermore, shotcrete can be applied as either "dry mix" or "wet mix". Dry mix shotcrete involves mixing the dry components and conveying them pneumatically through a hose where water is added at the nozzle. Wet mix shotcrete, on the other hand, involves pre-mixing all components, including water, before pumping them through the hose for application.
Shotcrete exhibits excellent strength characteristics, often surpassing that of conventional cast-in-place concrete. The high velocity of application ensures better compaction and bonding to the substrate, which in turn contributes to its high strength. When properly designed, mixed, and applied, shotcrete can achieve compressive strengths comparable to or exceeding that of standard concrete mixes, typically ranging from 4,000 to 6,000 psi and even higher for specific applications. The actual strength achieved will depend on the mix design, including the type and amount of cementitious materials, aggregates, and any admixtures used.
The lifespan of shotcrete, when applied and maintained correctly, can be equivalent to that of traditional concrete structures, lasting 50 years or more. The durability of shotcrete is influenced by several factors including the quality of materials, application technique, environmental conditions, and exposure to aggressive chemicals or physical wear. Proper design to avoid issues such as shrinkage cracking, ensuring good coverage over reinforcement to protect against corrosion, and appropriate selection of materials to resist environmental challenges are critical for maximizing the lifespan of shotcrete applications.

Shotcrete can be applied in layers to achieve various thicknesses, ranging from a few inches to several feet, depending on the project requirements. For structural applications, such as retaining walls or tunnel linings, thicknesses of 4 to 6 inches are common, but can be built up in multiple layers to meet structural requirements. The key to successful application of thick layers is to allow each layer to set sufficiently to support the weight of subsequent layers, thereby preventing sagging or sloughing.

Advances in shotcrete technology, including the use of accelerators and fibrous reinforcements, have enabled even greater flexibility in the application thickness and the construction of complex shapes.

One of the significant advantages of shotcrete is that it often eliminates the need for traditional formwork, which can result in cost and time savings during construction. For vertical and overhead applications, shotcrete can be applied directly to the prepared surface or substrate, adhering and taking shape without the support of forms. However, in some cases, temporary formwork or supports may be required to define the shape or support the shotcrete until it has gained sufficient strength. For instance, when constructing complex geometric shapes or when a specific surface finish is desired, formwork can help guide the shotcrete application.

Shotcrete Estimate in Georgia

Looking for a Georgia shotcrete contractor for your project? Contact BAM Shotcrete at (623) 208-2912 for a free same-day estimate. We are ready to help you make your project a success! We serve all of Georgia, including Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, South Fulton, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Warner Robins, Albany, Alpharetta, Marietta, Stonecrest, Brookhaven, Smyrna, and more.
We serve all cities in Georgia, including Atlanta, Augusta-Richmond County, Columbus, Macon-Bibb County, Savannah, Athens-Clarke County, South Fulton, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Warner Robins, Albany, Alpharetta, Marietta, Stonecrest, Brookhaven, Smyrna, Valdosta, Dunwoody, Gainesville, Newnan, Peachtree Corners, Mableton, Milton, Peachtree City, East Point, and more
We serve all zip codes in Georgia, including 30044, 30043, 30024, 30349, 30040, 30052, 30041, 30127, 30281, 30096, 30047, 30135, 30004, 30022, 30188, 30331, 30058, 30062, 30101, 30906, 31907, 30083, 30066, 30253, 30318, 30263, 30016, 30144, 31088, 31419, 30114, 30075, 30519, 30518, 30080, 30721, 30236, 30115, 30809, 30228, 30064, 30157, 30039, 30093, 30132, 30813, 30252, 30458, 30907, 30606, and more
We serve all counties in Georgia, including Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Clayton County, Chatham County, Cherokee County, Forsyth County, Henry County, Richmond County, Hall County, Muscogee County, Paulding County, Houston County, Columbia County, Bibb County, Coweta County, Douglas County, Clarke County, Carroll County, Fayette County, Lowndes County, Newton County, Bartow County, and more
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