Spin Screed, a lightweight power roller screed, has been introduced to the local market by Compaction Methods.
The company has officially been appointed distributor for the African region by United States-based Spin Screed Incorporated.
Compaction Methods technical director, Dan Silcock, says, “The Spin Screed was designed and developed nine years ago by United States-based contractor, Joe Churchill, who had struggled with a range of heavy, noisy, unreliable and hard-to-clean vibratory screeds for over 30 years. The resultant Spin Screed is a rugged, lightweight roller screed, powered by an electric motor that operates quietly, is easy to clean and can be loaded or unloaded on site by one person. The product is supplied standard with a 100 mm diameter steel or aluminium screed pipe and can be supplied in lengths of up to 7 m.”
In South Africa, the Spin Screed has been tested by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, where it was used to construct ultra-thin reinforced concrete roads in Mamelodi with outstanding success, and proved to be a cost effective tool for the construction of low cost durable roads, which have greatly improved access and consequently added significantly to upliftment of the area.