Project Showcase – Escala NewQuay

Posted by Clelia Frangos on  24 March 2022
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Escala NewQuay is the newest landmark building from Docklands pioneers MAB Corporation. The upper floors of this exciting new development features innovative lofts with double height exposed concrete ceilings. Through consultation with head contractor L.U. Simon Builders Pty Ltd , DCTech was able to provide one of our specialist external insulation systems for the flat concrete rooftop. DCTech worked with L.U. Simon to deliver material in stages to meet the tight project timelines, ensuring the XPS foam,

DCT VulcanWool FAQ

Posted by Clelia Frangos on  19 February 2022
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DCT Vulcanwool FAQYour most frequently asked questions about DCT Vulcanwool answeredQ. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT GETS WET? Vulcanwool is water repellent because of its saturated (satiated) structure. It does not contain moisture because it is vapour permeable and has a μ value of < 1 (μ value determined to EN 12087). The vapour permeability allows moisture to diffuse out of the material and not accumulate. Both the short-term and long-term water absorption of Vulcanwool are
The First Certified Passive House in SydneyThornleigh Passive HouseSydney’s first certified Passive House is finally here! Located in Thornleigh amongst busy main roads and a the local train line, the existing cottage has been replaced by an energy efficient, two-storey family home. Location: Thornleigh, NSW Architect: Envirotecture Builder: Red Cedar Constructions Photography: M.Kosnik and Brandee Meier Photography DCTech Products Used: ProctorPassive Wraptite SA, DCT PIR Silver, ProctorPassive AB Tape and ProctorPassive Wraptite Tape The Thornleigh

Vetroresina for Refrigerated Truck Bodies

Posted by Clelia Frangos on  9 November 2021
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Vetroresina for Refrigerated Truck BodiesWhat is a refrigerated truck?Refrigerated trucks are used for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to, the transportation of fruits and vegetables, dairy products, frozen foods, and medicinal or cosmetic products. To do this, FRP panels are used for the internal and external walls and doors of the vehicle to maintain a consistently refrigerated body. Mobile Make-Up Truck using Vetroresina FRP PanelsCheck out this mobile make up truck project
The ContrarianDCT-W11-4  LIGHTWEIGHT CLAD EXTERNALLY INSULATED TIMBER FRAME WALL WITH SHEATHING BOARD (VULCANWOOL)This week’s wall DCT-W11-4 is one for those who think outside the box. If  you would prefer not to spend days and dollars stapling, patching, taping, detailing, resealing and searching for leaks in your internal air tight membrane then did you know there was another option? Wrap up the building with a fully self-adhered ProctorPassive Wraptite SA continuous airtight and watertight class 4
The Old Kid on the BlockThe Proctorpassive Wraptite SA has been around in Australia for almost a decade, and still nothing comes close.ProctorPassive Wraptite has been supplied in Australia since 2012 and combines the best properties of a vapour permeable membrane and self-adhesive water and air barrier in one innovative self-adhering product. The product does not require specialist contractors to achieve a vigorous result and minimises the use of additional tapes and sealants due to