The Next Generation Ribraft

THE PATENTED
X-POD® SYSTEM

Welcome to the future of foundations. RibRaft® X-Pod® the eco friendly, user friendly foundation system that offers designers, installers and homeowners a more sustainable foundation option.

The
Game
Changer

Firth has designed and engineered a foundation system that is more sustainable and easier to install. The difference is in the detail.

The Next Generation Ribraft
The Next Generation Ribraft
The Next Generation Ribraft
The Next Generation Ribraft
The Next Generation Ribraft
The Next Generation Ribraft

SYSTEM COMPONENTS

All new base components – our most advanced, sustainable RibRaft® foundation system yet. Easy to construct, easy on the environment. Firth breaks new ground. Again.

RIBRAFT® X-POD® 1500

Connect 4x1500 X-Pods together, using the keystone clips, forms a grid that creates concrete ribs at 1500mm centres.

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RIBRAFT® X-POD® 750

Each individual 750 X-Pod can be arranged in a grid creating concrete ribs at 750mm centres.

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X-POD® Keystone Clip

Clicks and locks X-Pods together. Clicks and secures reinforcing steel.

170 x 170 x 100mm

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Adjustable X-Pod® extender available IN 2 sizes

ADJ1
215 x 150 x 400mm

ADJ2
215 x 450 x 700mm

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X-Pod® Concrete

X-Pod foundations require a specific Firth designed concrete.

IP2019X
20MPa Firth X-Pod® mix

IP2519X
25MPa Firth X-Pod® mix

Both mixes carry Declare Label environmental credentials.
Find out more about Firth & Declare credentials here.

THERMO-X DPM + TAPE

To enhance thermal R-Value, these components can be included in foundation design.

REINFORCING STEEL/MESH

(Not supplied by Firth)

X-POD® USER GUIDES
For Designers + Installers

Our patented foundation system comes with easy to follow technical support. View the X-Pod® designer and installer guides below.

Connect With Your Firth Rep

There’s a fully trained Firth RibRaft® X-Pod® sales rep near you.
They can answer all your questions or help you place an order.
Connect with your rep below.

Click a region on the map to see the local sales rep contact details.

Kerry
Newton

Northland

027 613 9280

Paul
Martinovich

Auckland

027 497 3256

Phil
Hunt

Bay of Plenty

027 807 0405

Lester
Wagner

Hawkes Bay

027 493 3002

Ben
Peterson

Wellington & Palmerston North

027 531 1006

Nick
Schwartz

Upper South Island

027 403 9476

Shaun
Perrin

Christchurch

027 562 5000

Aaron
Charteris

Coastal Otago

027 481 2175