Auckland Heritage Building
"THE HERITAGE BUILDING WAS THE LARGEST JOB TO DATE"
Our customers, CSI worked on this project for months doing extensive and detailed investigations. Working early mornings and late nights, this became a challenging yet rewarding project.
The prject began with obtaining 12 material cores for testing. They did this using the Hilti DD 150-U Diamond coring tool. through this, they were then able to successfully drill horizontal bands in 3 locations using a Hilti TE 50-AVR Hammer Drill.
This allowed them to identify the type of timber used in the original construction of the building.
CSI also did some investigative work on the floor in regard to wall ties and joists (diaphragm connection). The roof was checked and they were able to identify the roof truss member size, roofing material, purlin sections, and sarking.
HILTI FERROSCANNERS USED DURING THE PROJECT
With all the tests performed using Hilti products, CSI were able to gather amazing results without causing any damage to this heritage building.
With the report produced, CSI's client was able to properly plan their seismic strengthening approach.
Due to their non-destructive scanning and testing on multiple areas of the building, CSI's client was able to save a vast amount of money due to removing any possibility of hitting and damaging reinforcement.
KEY FEATURES OF THE PS 1000 X-SCAN SYSTEM
- Scans up to a depth of 30 cm in dry concrete.
- Equipped with three radar antennas and an EM sensor to give real time 2D and 3D color images on its X-Scan display of any embedded object, and clear indication on electrical conduit in high resolution. This means you can mark up embedded objects, which you’ve detected, on the spot.
- Includes drill hole indicators with true diameter in top and cross section views.
- You can export scan data directly into a laptop or computer for more detailed analysis, to create and print reports and archive data.
- Our Hilti PS 1000 X-Scan Detection System includes a cordless scanner, tablet and PC software.
- It has 2 scanning modes. Use Imagescan to scan large areas of concrete in a grid pattern to get an easy to read plan view image. Use Quickscan for a quick scan, making it easy to mark up a jobsite on the spot.