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Case Studies

4D High Serviceability Slab/s / CombiSlab / External Pavement / Heavy Duty Outdoor Pavement / High Serviceability Pavement

The World’s Largest CombiSlab Joint Free Pavement

Australian Container Freight Services at the Port of Brisbane

50,000m2 of completely seamless, absolutely no construction joints or saw-cuts, external pavement required to carry very heavy loads from bulk container storage and container handling equipment.

Owner: ACFS (Australian Container Freight Services) One of Australia’s largest container freight logistics providers.
Builder: Hansen Yuncken
Engineer: Northrop Consulting
Location: Port of Brisbane, QLD Australia
Application: CombiSlab

Technical solution:

  • Dramix CombiSlab at 290mm thick was utilised
  • Dramix steel fibres and one layer of top mesh
  • Provided a nominal crack width of 0.25mm

Benefits

The design of a fully restrained CombiSlab without any construction joints or saw-cuts meant for fast construction of a thinner slab than alternative designs allowed, as well as minimising any future maintenance of the slab.