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Concrete wall sawing: dos and don’ts

Posted on: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Concrete wall sawing – also known as track sawing – is a specific type of concrete cutting which utilises circular blades on a track mounted machine. The wall sawing technique can be carried out remotely and was designed for cutting through vertical slabs of concrete; it can, however, also be used on masonry, reinforced concrete, […]

Your guide to safety equipment for concrete cutting and drilling

Posted on: Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Concrete cutting and drilling is demanding, specialist work which comes with a range of risks. To carry out such work properly and safely, workers should be aware of the hazards posed, adhere to safe working practices and use the appropriate protective equipment. All businesses which carry out concrete drilling and cutting should ensure their operatives […]

A guide for storing and maintaining concrete saws

Posted on: Friday, September 29th, 2017

If you look after your concrete saws by carrying out appropriate maintenance and storage techniques, you will significantly extend their lifespan. Not only will well-maintained equipment last longer, it is also safer and easier to use. Concrete saws by their very nature carry out tough and wearing work and so keeping them in top condition […]

Tips for quality concrete saw cutting

Posted on: Monday, July 31st, 2017

Concrete cutting which is completed to a high standard takes skill, know-how and the right equipment. Concrete saw cutting is a task which requires particular precision as the vast majority of the time, you only get one chance to get the job done right. This ability is very useful in a wide variety of construction […]

Concrete Burns: How To Prevent And Treat Them

Posted on: Friday, March 31st, 2017

Concrete burns are a serious issue for anyone who works with the substance, and for their employers. Despite this, concrete burns are relatively common due to the ease of which the issue can occur. The good news is that concrete burns are preventable and, when dealt with swiftly, can be treated easily too. In this […]

Why Proper Concrete Floor Preparation Is Important

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Concrete, while a robust and sturdy material that has proved an invaluable foundation for our society, can suffer immensely if it isn’t well maintained. Concrete flooring in particular is vulnerable to wear, making it essential that is laid and cared for responsibly. Here, we’ll be explaining just why it is especially important to prepare floors […]

How to Reduce Dust and Its Harmful Effects When Drilling Concrete

Posted on: Monday, October 3rd, 2016

When you’re drilling or sawing concrete, you can find yourself falling prey to a torrent of harmful dust. Methods to reduce dust and protect people from its harmful effects are of great importance. You must be familiar with these before drilling. Concrete Drilling Services are well versed in all manner of health and safety procedures, […]

What the new ISO 45001 standard means for the diamond drilling and construction industries

Posted on: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Ahead of the publication of the ISO 45001 standard later this year, this month we’ll be outlining exactly what the introduction of this new health and safety ruling will mean for not only the diamond drilling / concrete cutting and construction industries, but across a whole host of industries going forward.   Development Currently, the […]

What is Hydraulic Concrete Bursting and What are the Advantages?

Posted on: Monday, April 18th, 2016

Also known as concrete bursting, hydraulic bursting offers a safe and efficient means of dealing with large concrete structures. It is becoming increasingly popular as a means of dealing with otherwise dangerous and lengthy demolition tasks, and offers many advantages over more traditional methods of breaking up concrete.   How does concrete bursting work? Small […]

What Are Wire Saws and Why Are They so Good for Sawing Concrete?

Posted on: Monday, April 18th, 2016

Wire sawing is an increasingly popular method of concrete cutting that is being employed on jobs where traditional tools are failing to provide the accuracy or depth that the task requires. Wire saws are a very useful tool for a host of cutting tasks, and offer benefits that make them a handy tool to have […]

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