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How thick is an Industrial Concrete Slab
There is not a standard slab thickness for industrial slabs. That is because the design of industrial pavements is very specific to each site.
For example an industrial slab that is traversed by 1000 heavily trucks each week might have a 250mm thick slab while an industrial pavement that only carries 10 medium weight trucks a day might be 125mm (5 inches) thick.
Industrial slabs are also made thicker if the ground under the slab is spongy and soft. Often the top 200mm to 300mm of soft soil is removed and replaced with compacted roadbase.
Roadbase is crushed rock (up to 20mm pieces) and crushed rock fragments of varying smaller sizes mixed together and compacted in carefully placed layers.
How thick is a Commercial Driveway Slab
A commercial driveway slab can be between 125mm (5″) thick and 250mm (10″) depending on the loads and the type of soil that the commercial driveway is built on,
G’day. It’s Matt Cornell from Cornell Engineers. Today we’re going to have a quick look at an external concrete slab – a driveway slab – and have a look at some failures that are pretty common and I’ll give you a couple pointers on how to avoid them.Continue reading Why do Industrial Concrete Pavements Crack