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What are mud mats in construction?

Mats for use on Construction Sites Mud Mats consist of pocketed, double-wall, high-strength fabric with high tensile reinforcing ribs confined within each sleeve which allows for easy deployment and amazing structural stability. Mats connect together to form custom sizes.

What does a mud mat do?

Mud Mats can be used for construction site access, agriculture, golf courses, parks, and other soft or sensitive ground condition areas where vehicle access is required. They can be unrolled on any muddy or swampy ground and driven over without rutting, getting stuck or tracking mud off-site.

What is construction matting?

In their most basic form, access mats — also called equipment mats, construction mats, temporary road mats or heavy equipment mats — create a surface on which construction equipment can function. Construction mats can be used to create temporary roadways and bridges.

How much does a crane mat cost?

Used Inventory

Location Size Price
Houston, Tx 20’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $75.00
Houston, Tx 18’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $75.00
Houston, Tx 12’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $150.00
Corpus Christi, Tx 8×16 Laminated Mat $250.00 ea

How thick is a mud slab?

(construction) A layer of concrete, typically 2 to 6 inches thick, poured below the structural slab but above a layer of wet or muddy soil.

What are rig mats made of?

Rig mats, another variety of access mats, may also known as wood and steel mats or steel frame mats. These mats are commonly made of spruce, pine, fir or a combination thereof encased in a steel frame, though some suppliers also offer bamboo and fibreglass options. The frame is normally I Beam or HST steel.

Are raft foundations expensive?

Raft foundations are relatively inexpensive and fast to put down, when compared with other types of foundation. Ground excavations are less onerous than for trench excavations, for example, and the foundation and floor slab can often be combined, giving significant savings on materials and time.

Why would you use a raft foundation?

A raft foundation is a reinforced concrete slab under the whole of a building or extension, ‘floating’ on the ground as a raft floats on water. This type of foundation spreads the load of the building over a larger area than other foundations, lowering the pressure on the ground.

What can you do with a mud mat?

Mud Mats can be used for construction site access, agriculture, golf courses, parks, and other soft or sensitive ground condition areas where vehicle access is required.

What are the different types of ground protection mats?

Machinery mats protect concrete from the tracks and tires of heavy machinery, while outrigger pads stabilize cranes and booms where the ground is soft or uneven. Mix and match a complete set of ground protection equipment to keep the construction job site both safe and productive.

What kind of fabric is a mud mat made out of?

Each mat is made up of a double layer of high strength woven fabric that is stitched in such a way to encapsulate the reinforcing members that run perpendicular to the direction of traffic. These reinforcing ribs are secured individually within each pocket.

How are track out mats used in construction?

OUTRAK™ removes mud and sediment from vehicle and equipment tires as they leave your project site. Your equipment can make a clean exit using our new track out mats. These mats ensure that roads will be kept free from gravel, stones and other debris that could be left by your trucks and other machinery.