What do the numbers on the back of my protective gloves mean?

Ever thought about tying your shoe laces without fingers? What about trowelling, screeding, patching? It would be impossible!Our fingers and hands are our most important tools, but do we put enough emphasis on protecting them correctly?

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Electric Concrete Vibrators vs Flex-Shaft Concrete Vibrators

Unless you are pouring with self-compacting concrete, the most common way to compact and densify concrete is with an immersion vibrator.Read on to find out how an electric high frequency vibrator compacts concrete almost two times more effectively than standard flex-drive vibrators.

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Everything you need to know about concrete efflorescence

Concrete efflorescence is the appearance of white salt deposits on or near the surface of concrete causing a change in appearance.

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5 common concrete sealer problems and how to solve them

Using a clear or coloured concrete sealer has become a popular option for both residential and commercial purposes. Typical applications for sealers include driveways, garages, pathways and flooring. Sealers are a great way to improve slip resistance, protect the concrete surface from weathering...

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What are the differences between acrylic, epoxy and polyurethane concrete sealers?

There are a wide range of concrete sealers available, each with a different set of performance criteria. When applied correctly, sealers are durable and long lasting. However, all are subject to ageing as well as mechanical and chemical damage.

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The dangers of silica dust exposure to construction workers and how to prevent it

No one is immune to the dangers of silica dust!

Everyday construction workers are faced with a multitude of dangers; from physical and biological hazards to invisible gases, fumes and dust. Respirable silica dust is one of the most dangerous threats, yet we are only just waking up to the dangers...

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How to save time and money with plastic formwork for round columns

Conventional timber formwork and the use of cardboard tubes is both time consuming and expensive. This is especially true when you’re coordinating a large multi-level construction which requires numerous round columns all of the same size, such as with an underground car park.

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Allcon Equipment Service Part 1 Preventative Maintenance Trowel Machine

Find out what basic preventative maintenance you can do on your Trowel Machine. Save your time and money – ensure your equipment is ready to use before it goes on the slab!

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Geopanel Wall from Allcon Group

Geoplast Modular Formwork for Concrete, from Allcon Group. Easy to use, light weight, use multiple times.

Allcon worked with Waratah Constructions to design and provide a solution to forming this difficult to form wall.

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Allcon Equipment Service Part 2 Workshop

Find out how Allcon can keep your concrete construction equipment in good working order.

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