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Case study: underpass tunnel waterproofing for North Strathfield Rail

Supplier: Antec Engineering
16 June, 2015

The North Strathfield Rail Underpass (NSRU) is part of the Northern Sydney Freight Corridor program, a joint Australian and NSW Government initiative to improve capacity and reliability for freight trains between North Strathfield and Newcastle.

Project background

Transport NSW is delivering the project with Alliance Partners Bouygues Travaux Publics Australia and John Holland. Objective Application of a TAM TS800 2 part waterproof coating to the 180m tunnel, each coating a relatively thin 2mm coverage. ANTEC Solution The Reed SOVA Gunite spray was chosen for this application.

With the 18 pocket bowl speed set to the slowest revolution and utilising a 1.5" nozzle assembly, 20kg bags were placed into the machine every 30 minutes to achieve an application of 100sqm in one hour.

About Antec

Antec is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of products to the mining, minerals processing and infrastructure industries in Australia. Antec are the exclusive distributor of the Reed range of gunite and concrete pumps which are available for hire or buy.