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October 2, 2013Sawn Restrained Movement JointsSSawn Restrained Movement Joints - Formed by cutting a slab to include cracks which divide a slab into panels relieving shrinkage stresses in a slab.
October 2, 2013Sawn Free Movement JointSSawn Free Movement Joint - Debonded dowels are placed prior to casting so that once the slab is cast cuts can be sawn into the slab to form a joint.
October 2, 2013Formed Restrained Movement JointsFFormed Restrained Movement Joints - Dowels are of the same order to cross sectional area % as the fabric mesh in sawn restrained movement joints.
October 2, 2013Movement Accommodation Factor (MAF)MMovement Accommodation Factor (MAF) - The movement a joint sealant can accept in service expressed as a percentage of its original width.
September 9, 2013Anti Slip FlooringAAnti Slip Flooring - Solution applied to concrete floors to radically improve slip resistance, particularly when wet.

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Large Area Construction - Jointed

Up to several 1000's square metres in area can be laid in a continuous operation. Joints are used at the edges of each pour...



Procedure to significantly reduce the early loss of moisture from the slab surface



Profileograph - A self propelled wheeled instrument which travels across the floor measuring a given very narrow aisle surface regularity specification.

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