There are a number of techniques that are employed in the process of concrete cutting to achieve either wall or slab concrete from the large incisions and shaped incisions. For the process to be efficient and safe, it should be carried out by experienced people. The demand for concrete cutting has necessitated the opening up of companies that offer this services. The intended application of the cut concrete is what will determine the method used in concrete cutting. The quantity of concrete required or being cut will also affect the method used.
Advances in technology contribute a great deal to the techniques employed to aim at making the process as precise as possible. In the event that smooth and circular cuts are needed for either electrical or plumbing installations, core drill motor and bit is the most efficient. They are heavy duty drill motors and come in a variety of sizes and mounting systems that allow for them to be used safely for vertical and horizontal cuts. For less demanding projects, a hand -held motor can be used. The machines are available with electric, hydraulic or air power sources. Whether the cutting is dry or wet, there are drills available. For vertical cutting, flat saws which are also known as slab saws are the most applicable. For the flat saws to be applied in both heavy duty and light duty projects, they are available in both hand-held and electric models. The cuts are made by propelling or pushing the saw along a flat surface. When cutting openings in concrete foundations, a concrete wall saw is used. The process of concrete wall sawing is characterized by quietness and dust-free.
Construction sites is the most common place to apply concrete cutting. Various projects will employ the concrete cutting techniques such as roads construction, bridges and more. It’s vital to ensure quality before concrete pouring for any project in the attempt to ensure its safe for the particular project. Concrete cooling is important and one of the best ways achieve this is by use of a water chilling plant. There is need to ensure the water used to cool concrete in the water chilling plant doesn’t heat up and therefore a water cooling plant is employed. Adding ice into the mixing drum could help in keeping the concrete cool and thus increasing the efficiency of the concrete hydrating process. To maintain a uniform amount of moisture in the aggregate its important to cool it with air. When done right post pour cooling is which entails running chilled water through a network of pipes is effective.