The Porta-Vibe: Quick and easy concrete compaction

Feb 13

In any construction project, a stable foundation before work begins is essential. Concrete foundations need to be properly compacted to ensure that the structure settles and strengthens as it should, minimising the chance of parts of the structure cracking or even breaking over time.   Talisman Plant & Tool Hire has a variety of compaction equipment for...

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A hiring guide to compaction equipment

Sep 19

For any construction project – be it large or small – a solid, stable foundation to begin working on is essential. Foundations that are not properly prepared by being compacted can shift and move as time passes, leading to cracks and structural instability. Compaction equipment, however, is expensive as well as of a high maintenance nature, which is why...

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Compaction equipment

Feb 16

Compaction equipment

It is crucial to have a solid foundation before any construction endeavour should take place. If this is not the case, you leave room for movement under the construction you have made which in turn could lead to cracking and breaking of the base you have worked hard to create. The process of preparing the base and making it as solid as possible is called...

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Compaction equipment

Jun 24

Compaction equipment

Construction compaction is the process of reducing the amount of air and compressing the soil together for pavement, pre-stressed floors, building foundations, retaining walls and other applications. This method is used to increase the density of soil, which in turn increases the strength below foundations, for example. Types of compaction equipment A wide range of...

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