Civil Engineering Tips

Shrinkage – Part 3: How to Achieve Shrinkage Compensation

Successful shrinkage compensation coincides with each phase of shrinkage. In other words, the magnitude of expansion and the timing of occurrence should be equivalent to the predicted shrinkage for each stage of the grout or concrete’s life. To achieve shrinkage compensation, we use a variety of  techniques and products.         1. Reducing […]

Shrinkage: Part 2 – Selecting the Right Test Method to Measure Shrinkage

We are sure that you have heard the term ‘non-shrink grout’ and it is often backed up by the term Class C or a reference to ASTM C621. What Do These Terms Mean? Well for a start, there is no such thing as ‘non-shrink grout’ and further to that, ASTM C621 doesn’t even exist! It […]

Shrinkage: Part 1 – Defining the Causes of Shrinkage

Failure to account for shrinkage can lead to tension, cracks or even result in failure of the whole structure.   In the next three-part blog series, we’ll take a detailed look at shrinkage and how we compensate against it to deliver consistent, controlled products in all temperatures and conditions. What is Shrinkage? Shrinkage measures the […]

Get it Right the First Time – The Art of Concrete Protection

As a trusted supplier, we understand that we have a responsibility to protect and preserve the natural and built environment. This means weighing up economic, social and environmental impacts of every project we work on. In the article below we discuss the importance of concrete protection on the environment and how Bluey assists projects in […]

Then and Now – Innovations of Tunnel Bolting and Grouting

When it comes to safety in any tunnelling or underground project, rock bolting is an effective mechanism for long and short-term tunnel rock support. When work sites require a long-term solution, rock bolting and bolt grouting are used together to ensure the maximum stability and design life of a structure. Before modern rock bolting, underground […]

When to Choose a Sheet Membrane vs Spray Membrane

A common question when it comes to waterproofing is which system to use. Sheet membrane or a liquid spray membrane? Liquid Spray Membrane – BluSeal TF05 BluSeal TF05, our spray applied membrane is designed to permanently consolidate and seal brickwork, concrete structures and rock excavations from gas and/or water transmission.   The membrane is also […]

TDS'
SDS'
Call
Call
1300 0 BLUEY
LinkedIn