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The Screed Buddy System
Introducing the Screed Buddy System to your worksites you will remove one of the longest standing safety issues in the building industry; PVC DWV wastewater pipes (sanitary pipes) and Grout tubes protruding through the surface of the concrete foundation.
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Hard time framing.
Easy to screed over.
Flat floors all around.
New pipe sits flush.
Easy to remove.
What Are the benefits?
✔ Concreters, easier & faster to screed & finish the slab , no pipes in the way!
✔ Lay mesh easier & safer during preparation without pipes being in the way whilst carrying, laying & cutting mesh around them.
✔ Achieve a better FFL due to no pipes being screeded around & no bending over & hand troweling around them to get them flat during the finishing process.
✔ This aids the tiler, whose bathroom & wet areas are drastically flatter to start with before the tiling process starts. No grinding or leveling needed.
✔ The framers can easily flick chalk lines to start the framing process. They can drag pre-fab frames over the slab without breaking pipes. Drastically improving their setup/build time.
✔ Scissor lifts can easily drive over slabs with multi-story builds.
✔ Leave screed buddy on the pipes during the build process, until they are ready in each room to fit off. Stops debris & rubbish getting stuck in pipes, stop broken pipes before the plumber gets to site.
What is the Screed Buddy system?
Screed Buddy System is a patented technology purposefully designed to remove protruding wastewater pipes from concrete foundations. Screed Buddy System is no ordinary cap, with its specifically manufactured formula that offers durability and flexibility.
Once installed, Screed Buddy System has a unique ability to indicate its location on the level concrete foundation after the concrete has been poured and it self-cleans.
Screed Buddy System is designed with an outer lip to provide clearance for suitable coupling and the ability to be fitted with minimal obstruction or cleaning.
How does it work and how do you install it?
Fitting directions for the Plumber and Concreter. In this video, you will see how easy it is to install the Screed Buddy System on your next construction job.
Imagine no more accidental broken pipes caused by the tradies. Not to mention the reduction of compensation claims caused by trips and falls when working on your building site!
The Screed Buddy System is a patented technology purposefully designed to remove protruding wastewater pipes from concrete foundations. Screed Buddy System is no ordinary cap, with its specially manufactured formula that offers durability and flexibility. Once installed, Screed Buddy System has a unique ability to indicate its location on the level concrete foundation after the concrete has been poured and it self-cleans. Screed Buddy System is designed with an outer lip to provide clearance for suitable coupling and the ability to be fitted with minimal obstruction or cleaning.
By introducing the Screed Buddy System to your worksites you will remove one of the longest-standing safety issues in the building industry - wastewater pipes protruding through the surface of the concrete foundation.
Screed Buddy System allows waste water pipes to be cut to slab level making it easier to install plastic and reinforcing mesh over protrusion by limiting the lifting of the reinforcing mesh and stretching of plastic. The Buddy System removes all rises of wastewater pipes from concrete slabs from domestic, commercial to industrial sites reducing the chances of broken pipes, trip hazards and injuries. Screed Buddy System is revolutionizing safety in the workplace.
The installation of the Screed Buddy System is quite simple and quick, taking approximately 30 minutes for a standard house of 11 waste water pipes once you get the hang of it.
Yes. The few minutes it takes to install a Screed Buddy System is quickly evaporated by the ease and speed of screeding and helicoptering an entire concrete pad without protruding waste water pipes, saving you money. Other trades will no longer have to deal with rising pipes. Overall it is not only a money saving benefit but the surface quality of the concrete slab is second to none.
Yes. By removing waste water protrusions and hazards, screeding will take less time. Screed Buddy System reduces any chance of broken pipes, concrete going down the pipes and allows machinery to move freely where pipes once protruded.
Screed Buddy System is a flexible cap that goes over rising pipes. Installing the cap allows for a concreter or plumber to cut pipes at slab height removing trip hazards, therefore, making the work site safer.
Yes, Screed Buddy System can be installed anywhere there are rising pipes from a concrete slab.
Yes. Specific sizes can be made to order if needed.
Screed Buddy System allows a concreter to screed and machine finish the entire slab surface by eliminating rising pipes. There is no build up of concrete around the pipes; therefore a perfectly flat surface can be achieved.
Screed Buddy product, when used correctly, is extremely reliable. It is designed to have a 7mm error allowance from the top of the cut pipe to the finished level of the concrete. They are designed to withstand harsh elements including temperatures up to 110 degrees Celsius.
Screed Buddy System is designed with a flexible knob on top. Once installed correctly, screeding and machinery pass over with ease. The flexible knob simply returns to its original position, providing a visual marker indicating where the pipe exists, allowing plumbers and other trades to easily identify the location of any pipes.
Screed Buddy System, under high impact, can split if not installed correctly and may lead to concrete entering pipes.
In Australia, there is no license required.
Screed Buddy are coloured for two reasons. Firstly, each colour represents a different pipe size that Screed Buddy will fit, allowing for quicker identification and installation. The second reason is to make the location of the pipes easily identifiable.
Screed Buddy is designed to locate pipes within a concrete floor, slab or any surface and is not intended or designed to take any concentrated loads. Screed Buddy should only be used for the propose its intended for and installed as per approved installation instructions.
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