FAQs

FAQs

What walling systems does AFS manufacture?

AFS, through its logicwall® and rediwall® products, is the only company able to provide an above and below ground permanent formwork walling solution.

What conventional walling systems can AFS replace?

Concrete block walls, insitu reinforced concrete walls, precast tilt slab walls, brick walls.

Does AFS provide technical support?

AFS provides extensive technical support both through their design team consisting of engineers, quantity surveyors, draftspeople and estimators and the availability of detailed technical manuals.

Are afs logicwall® and afs rediwall® compliant with the Building Code of Australia (BCA)?

Both afs logicwall® and afs rediwall® are fully compliant and have been independently tested by recognised statutory organisations achieving certification for fire, acoustic, structural and durability performance. See the Resource section of our website for more detailed information.

What is afs rediwall®?

AFS Rediwall® is a polymer-based permanent formwork system for concrete walls. The extruded components slide and interconnect together to create a concrete formwork, erected with maximum efficiency and achieves an attractive, low-maintenance wall surface.

What are the main applications for the afs rediwall® system?

  • Basements
  • Columns
  • Party walls
  • Retaining walls
  • Retention tanks
  • Landscaping walls, dwarf walls and planter boxes
  • Foundation walls
  • Service and stormwater pits

What are the main benefits associated with the afs rediwall® system?

  • 110mm, 156mm, 200mm and 256mm profiles
  • Speed of construction
  • Ease of installation and materials handling – lightweight
  • Large kidney shaped hole for double reinforcement placement and increased concrete flow
  • AS3600 compliant
  • High quality semi-gloss, low maintenance finish
  • Water resistant
  • Cost efficient – one inclusive price
  • Delivered to site by AFS own logistics team

How are afs rediwall® walls finished?

AFS Rediwall® offers a semi-gloss high quality low maintenance finish which requires no further finishing for below ground applications.

What is afs logicwall®?

AFS Logicwall® is a permanent formwork system for concrete walling applicable for external and internal applications. It consists of lightweight sandwich panels created by bonding hard-wearing fibre cement sheets to galvanised steel stud frames.

What are the main applications for the afs logicwall® system?

  • Façade walls
  • Blade walls
  • Party walls
  • Corridor walls
  • Boundary walls
  • Balustrades
  • Lift and stair walls

What are the main benefits associated with the afs logicwall® system?

  • Speed of construction
  • Materials handling and resulting cost efficiencies
  • Panels are custom made for each project reducing on-site waste
  • System is load bearing
  • AS3600 compliant
  • Offers a consistent high quality finish
  • Offers ease of design and specification

AFS Logicwall® has CodeMark Certification – what is CodeMark?

CodeMark is a building product certification scheme which supports the use of new and innovative building products by providing an accepted process for products to be assessed for compliance with the requirements of the BCA.

What does CodeMark mean?

A CodeMark Certificate of Conformity is issued upon meeting the ‘evidence of suitability/ requiremnts of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). CodeMark provides clients with confidence that the building products supplied comply with the BCA.

What does CodeMark Certification cover?

AFS’ certification covers structure, fire, weatherproofing, acoustics and thermal performance. In addition to this our certification includes an installation clause where installation shall be carried out by an installer who is trained in construction methodology of the afs logicwall® product.

How can afs logicwall® make my structure more efficient?

AFS’ in-house design team of engineers, quantity surveyors and estimators are able to undertake an obligation-free structure scheme and cost comparison for your project. Our team of industry professionals will undertake a review of your project and illustrate how you can attract significant savings by incorporating AFS into your structure.

How are afs logicwall® internal walls finished?

For internal wall finishing, afs logicwall® can be:

  • Joint set only
  • Joint set and skim coated
  • Lined with plasterboard.

However, such is the quality of finish of afs logicwall® we recommend that it is simply joint set and skim coated. Walls are then ready for applied finishes.

How are afs logicwall® external walls finished?

AFS strongly recommend the application of an acrylic render system to external walls. This assists the concealment of joints and surface imperfections which may be visible with glancing light conditions.

How many years warranty are extended under the terms of the afs logicwall® and afs rediwall® product warranties and what does each warranty cover?

Please contact AFS directly for further information on product warranties.

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