Posts in the ‘Slab Lifting’ Category

Register today: Slab Lifting Boot Camp

Prime Resins Slab Lifting Boot Camp Friday, July 28, 2017. Register today for the Prime Resins Slab Lifting Boot Camp. This is a one-day intensive of classroom and hands-on training that will have you ready to hit the ground running. If you've been thinking of getting into the foam lifting business as an add-on or new business, you will leave with ...

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Brazil bottler gets a lift

Downtime in manufacturing and distribution costs big money. Any facility repair or maintenance that can be done without interrupting normal operations is ideal. Using polyurethane foam for filling voids and lifting concrete floors in industrial settings can be a huge money saver for facility owners. Examples include warehouses, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers, Technicians can typically do this work without ...

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Interior slab lifting with Precision Lift

We often get asked about whether our polyurethane foam can be used for lifting and leveling interior concrete floors. Absolutely. We have a number of customers who do this successfully. Investing in a GPR survey in advance is a good idea. Of course, utility locates are critical as with any slab lifting job. Read here how one contractor leveled ...

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Dense foam used for China rail lift

Does density matter when it comes to lifting concrete with polyurethane foam? Only if you want the slab or structure to stay in its lifted position. You can lift concrete with any density foam over about a pound. Heck, you can lift concrete with water for that matter. But it isn’t going to stay there. The density of the foam ...

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Revolution hose storage

Procedure: Storing Revolution heated hoses The Revolution pump itself cannot be winterized or otherwise stored long-term because of the reactive nature of the A-side material. We do, however, offer a flushing procedure for your heated hoses that allows you to remove and store them. This may save you from replacing a $600 ...

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Sinkhole repair saves money, disruption

A leaking sewer line and storm water main drain caused a sinkhole in a high traffic area at the busy Port of Palm Beach. A traditional excavation to repair the pipes, fill the voids and replace the asphalt was an expensive and highly disruptive option that port officials hoped to avoid. Seawall Doctors of Boca Raton, Fla., seal the leaks, ...

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Field Notes: Lifting floors of a single-story home

Our technical services staff is back from on-site training for a customer in Nevada. The project is a ranch-style single-story home that serves as a seniors’ residence. The whole building has settled, as much as 4 inches in some places. The crew used helical piers around the foundation but needed to lift the interior floors to match. It is a big, ...

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Video: Eye level view of slab lifting

Lots of people know about mudjacking to level concrete, but doing concrete leveling with polyurethane foam is still a new concept to many. They are skeptical. They can't wrap their heads around how a polyurethane foam, stuff that looks like spray insulation, can be strong enough to support a driveway. Not only can it support a driveway, but ...

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Estimating lifting foam

How to Estimate Material for Concrete Leveling With Foam When I talk to mudjackers who want to get into foam lifting, they almost always want to know the difference in estimating how much material is needed. In fact, anyone new to slab lifting with polyurethane foam will ask how to estimate material, not just people experienced in mudjacking. If you use a ...

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You CAN lift a radiant heated floor

Contrary to popular opinion, it is possible to lift an unlevel concrete floor that has an in-floor heating system using polyurethane foam injection. It does, however, require you to do your homework in advance so that you know exactly where the heating elements are located within the floor. A Prime Resins customer in Edmonton, Alberta, just completed such a job ...

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