Platipus® Anchors has over 30 years experience and has proven that the combination of Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEAs) and a high strength facing material to support the load generated by the PEDA will stabilise and prevent erosion in these applications.
A small, already existing, embankment slope located in Noosa in Queensland required slope repair and stability. Platipus anchoring systems were used with a geosynthetic permanent erosion control matting for a ‘combination solution.’ Thesystem was also designed and detailed to facilitate and encourage vegetation growth and establishment.Read more
The WestConnex is a world-class infrastructure project cutting 3 quarters of an hour off a typical journey between Parramatta and Sydney Airport. Work is currently ongoing on the first 7.5km of M4 Motorway being widened to 4 lanes in each direction between Parramatta and Homebush. The Rizzani Leighton Joint Venture has been contracted to design and build this section of the WestConnex project.Read more
The geotech engineers from Opus International chose the Platipus® (ARGS) System for this repair. Part of the reasons it was chosen included the tested and documented performance of the Pyramat® HPTRM when used to preventing surface erosion, while giving a larger tensile strength than that of steel mesh. The high tensile strength and extremely high resistance to UV along with the unique X3® fibres of the Pyramat® HPTRM was needed in this tough seaside environment where the matting will be exposed to salt spray and extended UV exposure.Read more