Primrose Hill Apartments

How Hilti's RE 500 V3 was used to correct the positioning of starter bars for column reinforcement.

Primrose Hill Apartments - Hilti's Jobsite Reference

The Project

This apartment block is an ongoing construction by one of Hilti's customers, located in Bedfordview, suburban Johannesburg. This building is meant to serve an increasing need for accommodation to the local student community.

The Challenge

Shift in Starter bars - Hilti's Jobsite Reference

The contractors had to deal with a difficult situation after their starter bars to be used for column reinforcement shifted.

The steel fixing team was not present when the concrete was being placed and the reinforcement shifted while placing the concrete.

Our Hilti Solution

Hilti HIT- RE 500 V3 -Fixed Shift in Starter bars

At the advice of the design engineers, the contractors reached out to Hilti.The Hilti field engineer came out to site, and after getting the load details from the design engineers, recommended a solution using the HIT-RE500 V3.

Primrose Hill Apartments Ground Floor - Hilti Jobsite Reference

Hilti's HIT-RE 500 V3, a high performance epoxy mortar for rebar applications. The design engineers knew that the only solution for this challenge was from Hilti.

Our Customer's feedback

I am confident in Hilti’s products. It was quick and easy to install with simple instructions. I am also very glad that there is a Hilti center so close to me.

Mveleli Nkanjeni
Project Manager

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