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PERMANENT FORMWORK METHOD FOR BEAM CONSTRUCTION

Permanent formwork construction method is used to:Speed construction, especially of downstand beams Provide high-quality finishes Promote low tolerancesThe units can act solely as permanent formwork, i.e. they may be designed for construction loads only without contributing to the strength of the completed ...

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HYBRID CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE AND STRUCTURAL ACTIONS

HYBRID CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE: Hybrid concrete construction is the combination of precast and in-situ concrete. The different materials are used according to their strengths and weaknesses to provide simple, buildable and competitive high-quality structures that offer consistent performance. Hybrid concrete construction can incorporate ...

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TYPES OF PRECAST CONCRETE CLADDING & FEATURES

There are three main types of cladding panel:Spandrel Load bearing Non-load bearingSpandrel: A spandrel panel has the same basic features of a cladding panel, but it also has a beam incorporated in it. This allows a greater performance from the cladding panel than ...

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STRUCTURAL USES OF PRECAST CONCRETE

Precast concrete is used extensively in building structures, for e.g. structural frames, floors and roofs, claddings etc. Use of Precast Concrete in frames: There are two main types of precast building frame. The structural frame consists of slabs, beams and columns. Structural ...

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FEATURES OF PRECAST CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

Because precast concrete can be cast at ground level in factory conditions, it has these added features: Better Finishes: Better finishes can be obtained with precast concrete because the inside surface of the mould is kept in good condition. There is no grout ...

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TYPES OF PRECAST COMPONENTS IN A BUILDING

TYPES OF PRECAST COMPONENTS IN A BUILDING: The figure below shows the basic precast structure. The numbers of different types of components in these structures over the years have become very large. But following figure shows the major types of precast ...

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SPECIFICATIONS AND TOLERANCES IN PRECAST CONCRETE

Specifications for Precast Concrete: Structural units of precast concrete is manufactured in the grade of concrete and to the sizes and details shown on the Drawings. Where the installation of precast concrete units in any structure is such that the faces of ...

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PRECAST CONCRETE BLOCKS

A precast concrete block is primarily used as a building material in the construction of walls. It is sometimes called a  concrete masonry  unit (CMU).  A concrete block is one of several  precast concrete  products used in construction. The term ...

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LIFT-SLAB CONSTRUCTION

Lift-Slab Construction is a precast method of construction of slab on the ground and then lifting it to the structure. A type of precasting used in building construction involves casting floor and roof slabs at or near ground level and lifting ...

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