Burton Biscuits were looking to have an essential yard repair carried out at one of their busiest factories in the UK and at what is one of their busiest times of the calendar year. The client could not close down the entire yard space and as a result the repairs had to be carried out as quickly as possible, causing minimal impact to production and haulage movements.
Tarmac’s TOPROC ES was proposed for its rapid strength development, abrasion resistance and high wear, which the client obviously required due to the vehicle movements in the heavily trafficked yard.
Through careful planning with the client’s yard manager, the contractor excavated and filled 16m3 panels - one at a time - to maximise truck trafficking areas and reduce restrictions on vehicle movements. This allowed the repair to be carried out over a couple of months but most of all allowed business to continue as normal. The concrete was consistent in compressive strength even though the temperatures fluctuated greatly due to the time of year. 124m3 of TOPROC ES was delivered to this extremely satisfied client.
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