SuperSleeper™ is a game-changing composite material perfect for a wide range of retaining wall applications. It offers a complete retaining wall solution that includes post sleepers, fence brackets, top capping, and more.
Advantages Over Concrete Sleepers.
The key advantages of SuperSleeper™ over traditional concrete sleepers are numerous:
- Lightweight Nature: SuperSleeper™ weighs less than 6 kilos, making it significantly lighter than typical concrete sleepers, which are around 75 kilos. This weight reduction translates into substantial financial savings, including reduced labour, machinery, and logistics costs.
- Durability: SuperSleeper™ is engineered to last and meets a 60-year design life requirement for retaining walls. It is highly durable and can withstand the test of time.
- Ease of Installation: The lightweight nature of SuperSleeper™ makes installation faster and easier. It eliminates the need for heavy machinery and two-man lifts, resulting in approximately 30 to 40% faster installation compared to traditional methods.
- Flexibility: SuperSleeper™ can be cut easily using common tools like a circular saw or grinder, allowing for precise customization to fit various project requirements.
Features and Specifications:
- Sizes: SuperSleeper™ comes in standard heights of 200mm with lengths of 2 meters and 2.4 meters.
- Tongue and Groove System: The tongue and groove system between sleepers ensures a consistent and neat finish for retaining walls.
- Post Options: Choose from H-posts for intermediate use and C-posts for corners or end posts, suitable for walls up to 1 meter in height.
- Top Capping: Top-capping is available for finishing retaining walls with exposed tops.
Installation and Maintenance
For optimal installation and performance:
- Follow the provided installation drawings and guidelines.
- Ensure proper drainage and peer depths.
- Note the unique installation method for the bottom sleeper, where concrete supports the bottom webbing.
- Maintain effective drainage systems and consider painting to protect against excessive UV light.
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