New Production Facility – Tallent Automotive Ltd

13th March 2017 laser screed flooring

Tallent Automotive Ltd is a world class design, developer and manufacturer of leading edge, innovative chassis structural and suspension products, body in white structures, modules and systems for the global automotive industry.

A global network of world class facilities capable of manufacturing a range of body in white and chassis structural and suspension products strategically located throughout the world.

Supplying some of the biggest names in the Industry: Bentley • BMW • Ford • General Motors • Honda • Jaguar • Land Rover • Nissan • Porsche • Renault • SAIC/Nanjing • Saab • Toyota • Volkswagen • Volvo

Client: Howard Russell Construction Limited
Project: New Production Facility – Tallent Automotive Ltd
Location: Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
Project duration: Internal Floor 10 days / External Hardstanding 8 days
Project completion date: May 2012
Sub-contract value:  600K

Services provided:

  • 15,000m2 Internal Ground Floor Slab – 200mm thick with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement including armoured joints. Machine laid continuous pour with a powerfloated finish to classification FM3 in accordance with Concrete Society Technical Report No.34
  • 5,000m2 External Hardstanding – 200mm thick with 1 layer of continuous mesh reinforcement. Pavement laid manually using traditional ‘hit & miss’ bay method with a brushed finish & trowelled margins.

Why we were chosen:

  • Vast experience & expertise in large area laser-guided pour techniques
  • Use of our own Somero eXtreme Platform (SXP) Laser Screed
  • Expertise in all types of in-situ concrete floors – Internal & External
  • CCF Ltd able to handle large projects incl supply of all materials

Issues and constraints we had to work around:

  • Internal Slab: Completed in only 10nr days. Required pours of 1500m2 per day with 300+ m3 concrete delivered, laid & finished per day to very high level tolerance
  • External Slab: Completed in only 8nr days. Required pours of 625m2 per day with 125+ m3 concrete delivered, laid & finished per day to very high standard