Project: Metro Tunnel – Arden Street Station, Melbourne Victoria
Carrier Size: 225 PVC
Casing Size: 370mm Bore
Spacer Model: HD-50 (50mm high)
Kwik-ZIP® HD-50 spacers were utilised to facilitate the installation of 2 x 10-meter storm water pipes as part of Metro Tunnels development of the new Arden Street Station.
kwik-ZIP’s large range of spacers caters for a wide range of ID / OD combinations as well as providing flexibility to deal with project alterations.
kwik-ZIP® spacers have no metal parts and are made from Kwik-ZIP’s engineered thermoplastic blend that is flexible, extremely tough and has a low co-efficient of friction. The spacer’s simple and efficient installation process require no special tools.
kwik-ZIP® spacers are compliant with Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) Product Specification WSA PS – 324 Casing Spacers.
kwik-ZIP® spacers are approved by a number of members of the Melbourne Retail Water Agencies (MRWA) and accepted as approved under the South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code – SEQ Accepted Civil IPAM List.
“Using the HD 50 centralizers when installing the carrier pipe enables us to fully grout fill the annulus of the bore”.
Christopher Dean, Director – L&D Micro Tunnelling Pty Ltd.