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Maximise Hydration with Concrete Curing Agents

Friday, August 3, 2018 1:45:39 PM Australia/Melbourne

Hydration is essential to curing cement since the integrity of the result highly depends on the success of the hydration process.

The hydration process takes place once the cement grains begin to dissolve in water. The combination produces a series of reactions that produce more compounds over time. The accumulation of compounds results in the hardening and strengthening of concrete.

But there is more to hydration than just mixing water and cement and creating as many compounds as possible. Successful hydration depends on a number of factors.

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Posted in News By Terry Eade

Thin Repairs in Cracked or Chipped Concrete Surfaces

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 5:03:29 AM Australia/Melbourne

Concrete

Concrete is incredibly reliable and durable, which is why it will always be the preferred material for construction projects. Though concrete is known for its resilience to stress, it is still susceptible to cracking and chipping.

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Posted in News By Terry Eade

Excess Steel Reinforcement in Concrete Structures

Friday, March 24, 2017 9:36:31 PM Australia/Melbourne

Steel Reinforcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reinforced concrete allows you to vastly improve the strength and durability of buildings and other structures. Used in conjunction with formwork, you can produce concrete slabs and columns with increased precision. Slabs can be wider, thinner and more cost-efficient than ones produced from methods from the past.

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Posted in News By Terry Eade

Concrete Canvas Containment Pit - Boggabilla

Monday, July 20, 2015 9:47:17 AM Australia/Melbourne

Form Direct was pleased to partner with NQPETRO Pty Ltd on the BP Site in Boggabilla NSW. They required 400m of Concrete Canvas to reinforce the bund around the diesel storage in case of spillage - CC was the perfect solution in this case.

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Posted in Recent Projects By Sales Team @ Form Direct

Kin Kuna Sand Mine

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:48:16 PM Australia/Melbourne

Kin Kuna Sand Mine

Our partnership with Murchie Constructions saw the completion of the Kin Kuna Sand Mine a success! With Steel Reinforcing and Formwork, the project went seamlessly through to completion – thanks to our in-house schedulers and production team.

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Posted in Recent Projects By Sales Team @ Form Direct

Kin Kuna Sand Mine

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:48:16 PM Australia/Melbourne

Kin Kuna Sand Mine

Our partnership with Murchie Constructions saw the completion of the Kin Kuna Sand Mine a success! With Steel Reinforcing and Formwork, the project went seamlessly through to completion – thanks to our in-house schedulers and production team.

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Posted in Recent Projects By Sales Team @ Reliable Hire

Global Trends 2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015 9:24:27 AM Australia/Melbourne

Global Trends 2015

The volume of construction output across the world is predicted to grow by more than 70% to $15 trillion worldwide by 2025. This will outpace that of global GDP and

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An essential partner

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:18:51 PM Australia/Melbourne

New Bunnings Project

THE CHALLENGE:


Large volumes of varied supplies and products for a major concrete construction project in a short time frame.

THE SOLUTION:

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Posted in News By Sales Team @ Form Direct

Cudeco Mine Construction

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:17:45 PM Australia/Melbourne

Cudeo MineBuilt by Icon Steel, the construction of the Cudeco Mine in Cloncurry was built in partnership with the team at Form Direct. Their reinforcing requirements and construction consumables were supplied – making the project run smoothly and without fuss.

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Posted in Recent Projects By Sales Team @ Form Direct

Fulton Hogan - Testimonial

Friday, October 31, 2014 8:40:00 AM Australia/Melbourne

Fulton Hogan - Central QLD Projects

This letter is to certify that Form Direct has supplied our Central Queensland Projects with Reinforcement Steel and Concrete Accessories. The service provided by Form Direct was exceptional from the supply to back up service...

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Posted in Testimonials By Sales Team @FormDirect