READY Super Slab

READY Super Slab QPOD - Raft Foundation - Allied Concrete

An engineered raft foundation and flooring system that offers real benefits over a conventional concrete slab!

READY Super Slab is an above ground engineered raft foundation system, commonly known as a rib raft foundation, pod floor, waffle slab or floating foundation, that delivers real benefits over a conventional concrete floor and foundations.

A grillage of beams within the concrete slab provides a stiffer and stronger final product than a conventional 100mm concrete slab on grade, and because of its inherent strength a deepened perimeter footing can usually be omitted.

 

For more information, view and download the READY Super Slab brochure

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Raft Foundation - READY Super Slab - Allied Concrete

Where to use it?

READY Super Slab can be used on all ground conditions regardless of your land classification, including:

  • Residential foundation and floor slabs 
  • Shed floors
  • Small commercial buildings
  • Warehouses

 Benefits include:

READY Super Slab has the following benefits over conventional floors and foundations:

  • Faster installation
  • Minimal Excavation
  • Low soil-bearing capabilities (perfect for soft ground)
  • Multiple pod void former available 
  • Thermally insulated
  • Makes service installation easy!

Sustainable and Versatile Flooring Solution

Q-POD Recycled Plastic Pods

READY Super Slab now includes Q-POD as a sustainable alternative to traditional polystyrene pod void formers within the raft foundation system. Polystyrene pods can be directly substituted for Q-POD, with four pods replicating the standard 1100mm x 1100mm sqm and 220mm deep polystyrene pods.

Only READY Super Slab offers the reassurance of CodeMark-Certification for a sustainable raft foundation system.

Key benefits include:

  • Made from recycled material and 100% recyclable with zero landfill waste
  • Reduced site waste 
  • Efficient transportation and storage (Pods for a 180sqm home can be transported on the back of a ute or single axis trailer)
  • Ease of installation in windy conditions
  • The only CodeMark Certified plastic pod raft flooring system in New Zealand
  • Integrated 40mm spacer eliminates the need for mesh chairs
  • Stability - pods interlock to stay put during concrete pour and windy conditions

Click on the links below for more information:

Pod Solutions - Raft Foundation - READY Super Slab

BRANZ and CodeMark Certified 

READY Super Slab is BRANZ Appraised and CodeMark Certified. Having a CodeMark Certification means building consent authorities will accept READY Super Slab as complying with the New Zealand Building Code (when used as specified in the CodeMark certificate). You will still need to apply for building consent, however the CodeMark means no delays at council.

Documents required as per CodeMark Certification:

  • Allied READY Super Slab Technical Manual
  • CodeMark Certificate of Conformity
  • BRANZ Appraisal 

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Visit the Technical Resources section for all technical product information.

 

Contact us today to learn more about how READY Super Slab can benefit your project!

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