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Olympic Velodrome

Olympic Velodrome

The Olympic Velodrome, now renamed as Lee Valley VeloPark, is a multipurpose sport facility located in East London. The facility was initially built to host the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics. The facility still features road course tracks and BMX tracks and hosts international cycling competitions.

For this project, Dextra Europe delivered the Griptec rebar splicing solution to contractors Sir Robert Mcalpine and Byrne construction.

The Griptec splices were mostly use to provide vertical rebar connections in the velodrome columns.

Our Griptec solution was supported by Dextra’s local distributor in London which hosts the Dextra Griptec equipment required for the extrusion of the Griptec sleeves onto the rebar.

Griptec is a CARES TA1-A, TA1-B and TA1-C approved solution, making it suitable for even the most advanced rebar splicing applications and stringent project requirements.

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At every moment of your customer journey, Dextra teams dedicate themselves to the production of smart construction solutions that allow our customers to reach higher productivity and safety levels on their construction sites.

Dextra holds physical stocks on several continents, complemented in each country by the local inventories of our distributors. With this extended network, Dextra makes sure our products are always at reach no matter where our partners are.

For solutions that require to be customized, Dextra can also go beyond our standard delivery times and offer accelerated delivery schemes. Consult us for more information.

From 3 major industrial sites located in Bangkok (Thailand), Guangzhou (China), and Pune (India), Dextra completely owns its manufacturing facilities and processes. This allows us to have complete control over the timing of our operations and the quality of the solutions produced.

An independently accredited material testing laboratory, accredited to ISO-IEC17025, is located at Dextra’s main Bangkok factory, allowing the testing of material and products.

Dextra aims to supply products that exceed the most demanding international technical approvals and it is our goal to create maximum customer satisfaction by complying with our clients’ needs and specified requirements.

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