5 Projects Using Dexpan

5 Projects Using Dexpan

Dexpan is used by many different users in a wide range of applications.  Here is a small sampling of projects showing the versatility of Dexpan:

Dexpan Downloads

Dexpan Downloads

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Dexpan in Action  -  Concrete Curtain Wall

Dexpan in Action - Concrete Curtain Wall

Dexpan was employed to speed the removal of a heavily reinforced curtain wall that was very difficult and slow to break using traditional equipment.  .

Avoid Dexpan Knock-Offs

Avoid Dexpan Knock-Offs

In the case of expansive grout for the non-explosive breaking of concrete, rock and boulders, some importers source knock-off product from factories in China chasing a quick profit believing they can provide a similar product at a lower price.

Dexpan Cold Weather Rock & Boulder Breaking

Dexpan Cold Weather Rock & Boulder Breaking

Especially in remote locations, resourcefulness and "out of the box" thinking is sometimes required to get the job done in these challenging conditions. 

Here are a sampling of ideas we have received from the field.

What can cause expansive demolition grouts to blowout?

What can cause expansive demolition grouts to blowout?

Expansive grout powders work by mixing with water to cause a chemical reaction that generates heat and expansion.   If the reaction goes too quickly the temperature can be above the boiling point of water before all the water has chemically combined with the powder. This can result in a steam driven explosion which blows out the expansive grout from the holes with sudden force.

Basement Boulders Gone After 25 Years

Basement Boulders Gone After 25 Years

"A little bit of history about the large rock that you will see in the pictures of the basement of our cottage. About 25 years ago when we were much younger my now brother in-law and I drilled about 20 1/2" holes in the rock and tried to break it up with a wedge and small sledge hammer without success. My son and I tried to break it up again last summer with a wedge and small sledge hammer without success again.