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Concrete and grout placement

Underwater Diving Services providers bring expertise in underwater construction, employing divers who are trained in both construction techniques and diving safety.

What we do

Concrete Placement

Concrete is a versatile construction material used in marine projects to create foundations, platforms, and other structures. Underwater concrete placement involves transporting the concrete mixture to the desired location beneath the water surface and ensuring its proper placement. UDS, as a specialised diving service provider, employs skilled divers equipped with the necessary tools and equipment to facilitate the precise and effective placement of concrete.

Specialised equipment

UDS divers may use specialized equipment such as tremie pipes, which allow for controlled discharge of concrete underwater. The tremie method involves lowering the pipe to the desired depth, and as concrete is pumped through the pipe, it displaces water, ensuring that the mixture reaches the intended location without significant segregation or contamination.

Concrete and grout placement

Concrete and grout placement

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Marine Engineering

Grout Placement

Grout is a mixture of cement, water, and sometimes additives, used for filling voids, stabilizing soil, or providing additional support to underwater structures. In marine construction, grout is often employed to secure precast elements, such as underwater foundations or pipelines. UDS providers play a key role in the precise placement of grout to ensure structural integrity.

Divers from UDS may use injection methods to deliver grout into cavities or gaps. This can involve utilizing specialised equipment to pump the grout into the targeted areas with accuracy. The goal is to create a solid, homogenous mass that enhances the stability and durability of the marine structure.


Common Questions

Some Frequently Asked questions about our Concrete and Grout Placement services

Underwater concrete placement is crucial for creating durable foundations, structures, and platforms in marine environments. It ensures the integrity of underwater installations and supports various construction projects such as bridges, piers, and offshore platforms.

UDS divers use specialised equipment such as tremie pipes to lower and place concrete accurately. The tremie method allows for controlled discharge, preventing segregation and ensuring that the concrete reaches its intended location underwater.

Grout is used in marine construction to fill voids, stabilise soil, and provide additional support. UDS divers employ injection methods, using specialized equipment to pump grout into targeted areas underwater. This enhances the stability and durability of marine structures.

UDS prioritises safety by implementing strict protocols. These include pre-dive inspections, adherence to decompression procedures, and the use of advanced diving equipment. Safety measures are designed to mitigate risks associated with both diving and construction activities.

Various marine structures benefit from underwater concrete and grout placement, including offshore platforms, underwater pipelines, bridge foundations, and harbor structures. These techniques are versatile and can be applied to a range of construction projects in aquatic environments.

Quality assurance during underwater concrete placement involves using proper mix design, monitoring placement conditions, and ensuring proper consolidation. UDS follows industry standards and employs skilled divers to guarantee that the underwater concrete meets structural requirements.