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C-COMPLEX™ TRIAL – F3 FREEWAY ROAD PROFILING

NSW, Australia – August 2009

Case Study Details

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PROJECT : C-Complex™ Trial – F3 Freeway Road Profiling

SUBSTRATE : High MPA Concrete

PLACE : F3 Freeway NSW Australia

STAKEHOLDERS :

  • Downer EDI Works – Diamond Profiling
  • Diamond Products – Supplier of the PC6000
  • Tyrolit – Diamond Blade Supplier

 DATE : August 2009

MACHINE : Diamond Products PC6000

BLADES : Tyrolit 18” Diamond blades x 200

SUMMARY OF RESULTS

Feed Rate :

WITHOUT: 27 TO 30ft / minute

WITH C-COMPLEX™: 40 to 45ft / minute

Additional Advantages

  • Extended Blade Life
  • Reduced Fuel Consumption
  • Less vibration
  • Significantly less wear on the machine

Trial – Adding C-Complex™ Diamond tool Performance Additive as a cutting aid for road profiling

In a collaboration with Downer EDI Works, Chemforce performed a road profiling trial using the C-Complex™ additive with a Diamond Products PC6000 PC Road profiling grinder.

Through Chemforce’s extensive research into the wear of sintered diamond tooling we have been able to set the following realistic and achievable objectives:

Overall objective – significant increase in productivity of the machine per shift

  • Increased cutting speed ft / min or m / min
  • Maintaining the cutting ability of the machine through the various stages of wear on the cutting head.
  • Extended life of the cutting head
  • More consistent and uniform cutting.
  • Reduced load on the machine, less wear and tear
  • Reduced fuel consumption