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DRILLING AND BLASTING
When you are doing demolition or excavation work for a project, the method that you use to clear the site should be tailored to the worksite and the surrounding area. If you are working in a built up, residential, heritage or sensitive area, the traditional blasting method of demolition isn’t the best one to use as it is loud, messy and destructive to surrounding areas which can cause irreparable damage to the landscape and the residents surrounding the worksite.
As an alternative to blasting, many different types of non-explosive rock breaking have been developed, the most popular of which is chemical rock breaking. Chemical rock breaking uses a specially made slurry or mortar that is inserted into the rock via either an existing crack or fault line or a pre-drilled hole. When inserted, this chemical reaction is triggered in the mortar causing it to expand, forcing the rock apart and breaking it.
The mortar and slurry we use in our chemical rock breaking projects are environmentally friendly and breaks apart stubborn rocks quietly, over a period of a few hours. Depending on the type of rock that needs to be removed the time it takes to crack apart varies, for manmade rock such as concrete it can take as little as 3 hours, but for hardened and stubborn natural rock it can take up to 30 hours to break apart fully.
The team at Industry West pride ourselves on our high quality of workmanship and safety on all our projects. Using the four generations worth of experience that comes from our team of highly qualified staff, we can deliver efficient, safe and quiet non-explosive demolition alternatives to clients across Western Australia.
Since 2015, the team at Industry West have been working with companies across the civil, mining and construction sectors to create non-explosive rock breaking and chemical rock breaking solutions for any project. From our central location in Maylands, just 30 minutes’ drive from the centre of Perth, or our satellite office in Darwin, we can tackle any job throughout Western Australia from Mandurah to Joondalup, all the way to Perth, Fremantle, Lancelin, Rockingham, Margaret River, Perth Hills, Mundaring, Kalamunda, and the South West. Contact us today.
168 Guildford Rd, Maylands WA, 6051
37 Gregory St, Parap
Northern Territory, 0820
NON-EXPLOSIVE ROCK BLASTING
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