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SLABsense

Specialists in residential slab heave monitoring
Providing forensic structural engineers with an end-to-end, 24/7 monitoring solution for residential slab heave & subsidence conditions, enabling improved diagnostics and remediation through real time data. 
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The old way

 

Traditional monitoring of domestic structures for movement caused by slab heave or subsidence poses some serious problems:

  • It requires regular site visits by busy and costly engineers.

  • Data is limited to only a few 'Point-in-time' measurements usually taken several months apart.

  • Measurements lack context and useful timeline data.

  • Remedial action stages and triggers (such as soil drying) can be missed or delayed due to irregular site visits and measurements. 

  • There's a potential conflict of interest in disputes; the person collecting the data is also the person making recommendations based on it. 

Introducing SLABsense!

 

SLABsense takes the guesswork out of diagnosing water ingress and changes to soil conditions, enabling data driven decisions. 

Designed as an end to end, zero touch, rental solution for busy forensic structural engineers, SLABsense takes care of:

 

  • Purchase, configuration and maintenance of smart sensor equipment.

  • Installation of multiple smart sensors on site.

  • Collection of data - every hour of every day!

  • Retrieval and integration of local weather data for additional context. 

  • Presentation of collected data on an easy to read online dashboard.

  • Capture of critical contextual changes via an online change log.

  • Perform any required/desired changes to smart sensor locations.

  • Removal of smart sensors at the end of the job. 

  • Export & supply of all data to XLSX or CSV file. 

  • Supply of a Final Report including photographic documentation of each sensor install, sensor locations on the site, graphs of the data collected. 

  • No more guesswork.

  • No more single, point in time measurements.

  • No more wasted time.

  • No more missed stage gates. 

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What does SLABsense measure? 

 

SLABsense is designed to compliment other measurement techniques and data such as Soil Tests & SWCCs, Site Surveys and Altimeters. SLABsense's focus and key point of difference is the ongoing, 24/7 monitoring of key metrics to best track change and context over time. 

 

As a key metric for slab heave and subsidence issues is the soil moisture level in reactive clay, that's where we're starting! 

SLABsense soil moisture sensors measure:

  • Soil Moisture

  • Soil Temperature

  • Soil Conductivity

(With temperature compensation for measurements)

We also scrape local weather data from the internet for each site's postcode to add critical context, recording:

  • Rainfall

  • Temperature

  • Wind Direction & Speed (as required)

Coming soon:

  • Inclinometers and Accelerometers to measure physical movement of foundations. 

  • Soil Water Potential sensors. 

  • Linear Displacement sensors to measure cracks and expansion joint movement. 

Live Online Dashboards!

 

SLABsense sensors send readings to our cloud platform and present each job site's data on an easy to read, time based dashboard. 

A change log can be included to track manual or observed changes to the environment that may affect and/or help interpret the results. Examples would include moving a sensor, hosing down a wall, changing a plumbing solution etc. 

Click the link below to view a live demo of a basic dashboard. 

Username: demo@slabsense.com.au 

Password: demo2022

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Want more info?

Send us your details and we'll give you a call to answer any questions you have. Or you can reach out via email or phone. 

 

Email us: contact@slabsense.com.au
Mob: 0415 468 330

 

Locations Serviced:

DIY Installs - Australia wide.
Virtual Consultations - Australia wide.

 

Onsite Consultations & Installation - Available in the following areas:

Geelong & Surrounds

- Lara

- Corio

- North Geelong

- Geelong West

- East Geelong

- Waurn Ponds

- Belmont

- Clifton Springs

- Ocean Grove

- Torquay

- Armstrong Creek

Wyndham

- Truganina
- Laverton
- Manor Lakes
- Point Cook
- Hoppers Crossing
- Werribee
- Tarneit
- Wyndham Vale
- Williams Landing
- Werribee South 

Melton

- Burnside
- Burnside Heights
- Brookfield
- Kurunjang
- Melton
- Taylors Hill
- Hillside
- Caroline Springs
- Thornhill Park
- Cobblebank
- Weir Views
- Strathtulloh

Brimbank

- Sunshine
- Deer Park
- Albion
- St Albans
- Albanvale
- Kings Park
- Delahey
- Derrimut
- Sydenham
- Taylors Lakes
- Keilor
- Hillside
- Sunshine West

Maribyrnong

- Maribyrnong
- Braybrook
- Footscray
- Yarraville
- Tottenham
- Seddon
- Kingsville
- West Footscray
- Maidstone

Moonee Valley

- Aberfeldie
- Airport West
- Ascot Vale
- Avondale Heights
- Essendon
- Flemington
- Keilor East
- Moonee Ponds
- Niddrie
- Strathmore

Regional VIC/NSW

- Albury / Wodonga

- Beechworth

- Corowa

- Rutherglen

- Wangaratta

- Yarrawonga 

- Benalla

- Shepparton

Thanks, We'll be in contact soon.