Tensar have developed a new approach to the design of working platforms for tracked plant. Following the guidance of the authors of the extensively used BR470 guide to good practice, the Tensar “T-Value” method applies extensive credible and representative research to these important temporary works resulting in potentially much thinner platform thicknesses across a wide range of soil and loading conditions, even those beyond the scope of BR470.
The methodology has been peer reviewed with real project examples demonstrating its practical application view here.
On the assumption that your platform will be constructed using a well graded, hard, compacted granular fill with a maximum particle size of 125mm and you know the strength of your sub-grade soils, the calculator below will give you an illustration of the Tensar platform thickness required based on the inputs. In addition to this, the calculator will also deliver estimated cost saving.
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* Based on assumed typical aggregate sourcing and placement costs. Includes cost of Tensar mechanically stabilised layer. These results are indicative and applicable to Tensar solutions only. Please contact us for a bespoke solution for your project.
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