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The Katana Pile – slabs and raised floors, we have you covered.

The reason we can fabricate almost any bespoke accessory for the top of our piles is due to our patented 20mm thick drive head, an integral part of the Katana Pile. When I arrived at the Newcastle branch – the whole family of bearer plate accessories were together on the table – the 200mmx200mm, the […]

The Katana Bearer Plate system

This is the Katana Ant Cap, M36 Lock Nut and Adjustable Bearer Plate system. With a 200mm thread on the Bearer Plate, raised floors and prefabricated buildings are very easy to land, adjust and support on the system. It’s a standard off the shelf product that we hardly talk about – but we know if […]

How to build a Polyvoid Slab

At Katana Foundations we have this little ripper – we construct these slabs daily in Melbourne. It seems like a secret – we do tell folk about it, but we are working on making them even better. Polyvoid is a Suspended Ground Floor slab that allows expansive soils to do what they like under the […]

Katana and Helix in the design stage of the new Polyvoid Slab

Steel fibres have come a long way in a few decades – Helix Steel don’t make fibre, they make micro-rebar. With the price of steel and associated fixing costs going up, it makes sense that if we can replace processed reinforcing with micro rebar, we can make the Polyvoid Slab the simplest slab in the market. […]

Katana visits Tauranga

Great turnout at the Building Officials Institute of NZ meeting at Tauranga City Council Friday 31st August 2018. New Zealand certainly has some challenges ahead with housing demand. The Katana Foundations team presented the screw pile solution (including an on-site demonstration) – supported by Michael Fox and Pete Roden from our valued client EasyBuild. We heard […]

Adelaide takes on Katana and Polyvoid suspended ground slabs

Can you believe that Adelaide was one of the first cities to use the Polyvoid suspended ground slab….