What is Concrete Hydraulic Bursting?
Concrete Hydraulic Bursting is a method of controlled demolition used to form openings in reinforced concrete and deep brickwork structures. Holes are, in most cases, Diamond Drilled at suitable centres in the slab or wall, the burster head is then positioned into the predrilled hole. Hydraulic pressure is provided by a motor, powered by electric.
The lateral forces against the inside of the holes induce cracks in the concrete structure until the whole slab or wall is ready to be removed, either with a machine or by hand.
This process is classed as a non-percussive procedure. It therefore has no detrimental effect to the surrounding buildings.
This system is virtually emission free, also avoiding noise, dust, vibration and water.