Dexpan Project M002: Concrete Removal, Ferry Ballast Concrete Breaking

Ferry Ballast Concrete Breaking and Removal
Concrete Openings Magazine, Sep 2005 Issue
Contractor: ConCut Southeast
Dexpan® cracks according to drilling patterns. Demolition contractors, drilling and blasting contractors can easily break reinforced concrete or rocks into desired sizes and shapes, so they may cut off exposed rebars, haul demolished chunks away with a crane or excavator without damaging the desired remaining parts. Rock breaking and concrete removal have never been easier and more effective.
Ferry Katama had 70 tons of ballast needed to be removed.
Marine engineers calculated there were two areas measuring 12 feet by 13 feet by 3 feet deep of ballast.
160 bags (40 boxes) of Dexpan were used. Concrete Removal Job is done by ConCut Southeast, Inc.
ConCut operators core drilled 288 holes for using Dexpan Non-Explosive Controlled Demolition Agent.
Concrete Removal, Ferry Ballast Concrete Breaking
Poured into drilled holes, Dexpan cracked concrete ballast in approx. 12 hours. The broken concrete pieces were easily pulled out by using a crane.