Let’s catch up at Sydney Build (Construction) or SPARC Hub (Pavements) Showcase in Melbourne

Feb 21, 2023 | Insitutek

There are two events we thought you maybe interested in:

I will be attending both events and thought this is a great opportunity to catch up on the side lines.

Insitutek will also be exhibiting at the SPARC Hub showcase – Project 3.1.

Join myself and Monash University research fellow Dr Javad Ghorbani to learn about how the Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD) has been used to quantify the benefits of intelligent compaction for unbound/subgrade pavement performance.The ARC Smart Pavements Hub, SPARC, aims to solve problems, innovate, advance practice and drive commercial benefits for the transport infrastructure industry.

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We have found the PANDA to be an invaluable acquisition to our company, using it on projects ranging from Remote Community Housing in Central Australia to a NASA Rocket Launch Facility in Arnhem Land, NT.

Stephen Flux

Director / Principal Geotechnical Engineer - WANT Geotechnics

The ZFG 3000 is an excellent tool and should be included in any professional contractors equipment list of assets. This tool should have a similar impact on the construction industry as the laser level. The ability to accurately and reliably measure this aspect of ground condition will improve the quality of the work and remove doubt as to the progress of the project.

I bought my ZFG 3000 and on the same day less than two hours later, it had paid for itself. Using this instrument, I was able to demonstrate scientifically, repeatably and independently the quality of the work that we had completed for our client. Ending the disagreement and creating an improved working relationship. Most jobs are not as confrontational as this was however, most jobs are built to a standard. The contractor can now measure as required, to know on site, at the time of testing if this standard is being achieved.

I strongly recommend the ZFG 3000 Deflectometer to any earthmoving, civil construction contractor. Good luck with your projects.

Jim Bassett

Managing Director, Bassearth Pty Ltd

The Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD) was first used in 1998 by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) at the Minnesota Road Research Project. Starting in 2005 the LWD has been used by Mn/DOT as an acceptance tool for the compaction of roadbed and miscellaneous embankment and trench construction, culvert treatments and other tapered construction.

Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)

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