Date: March, 2014
Location: Maumelle, AR
Contractor: Jerry Tanner
Engineer: Engineering Group

New construction slab flooring developed large crack.

Probably the biggest source of cracks in concrete floors comes from improperly compacted soil beneath the concrete. If the soil is not compacted sufficiently, the concrete floor will settle in the areas that are less compacted and cause the concrete to crack in these areas.

New construction slab flooring developed large crack. This was possibly due to new soil compressing around plumbing lines.

Material Used: Fortress unidirectional countersunk staples

Solution:
Engineer design called for epoxy injection and installation of Fortress Carbon Fiber Countersunk Staples.

Observations:
Engineer Structural Inspection Report states that installation of staple were completed in accordance his report and manufacturer specifications. The structural integrity has been brought back to its designed strength.

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