Prevailing assumptions about slab design may not hold water.
An Open Letter to Professional Engineers, Architects and Specifiers. Will a thicker top slab added to a normal-duty grease interceptor or septic tank be durable enough for heavy loads?
Building Information Modeling, or 3D interactive modeling, has the potential to accurately capture every element involved in producing precast and promises to significantly decrease design time.
The Creative Use of Precast Awards competition highlights the innovative uses and versatility of precast concrete as the world’s premier building material. Awards were submitted for projects completed in 2009, and were judged by a team of engineeering instructors and precast concrete experts. The awards were presented at the Salute to Excellence Feb. 20, 2010, in Phoenix.
As the Blue Ridge Parkway celebrates its 75th anniversary, its final piece, the Linn Cove Viaduct, still stands as a crowning achievement of how precast concrete can both protect and beautify landscapes.
The first all-precast state office building in California is high on design, low on budget and abundant with “green” features.
Designers and Producers Select Their Best Architectural Precast Projects
When a Louisiana developer had to place a sewer treatment plant in a small and cozy shaped space, precast concrete provided the solution.
How precast concrete helped to complete the project three months ahead of schedule.
Each precast wave is 1.5 feet wide and 5 feet deep with a total weight of about 56-tons for each three-wave element. The scale of these two elements might seem to contradict the possibility of missing them while traveling across the bridge.
Why precast foundations and footings might be the solution on your next project. By Evan Gurley […]
Jointed precast pavement slabs reach mainstream acceptance status.