Precast Cracking and Temperature
How to reduce cracking? What is the correlation with temperature? Is it possible to cure faster if the temperature is increased the over 70 C (158 F)? What other alternatives are available for Precasters?
Precast Profit Blackholes aka Bugholes
Precast concrete is a high performance building material and it’s no secret that good quality concrete is the fundamental component of any high quality precast concrete product.
Precast - Cracked Product - Diagnosis and Prevention
Although cracks in cast-in-place concrete are inevitable due to the natural tensile properties of concrete, for any Precaster, a cracked product can be a major headacheRead More
Sustainable Eco-Housing with Precast
Now more than ever, the global need for sustainable eco-housing is at an all time high, particularly due to population growth and the increasing cases of damage to homes from extreme weatherRead More
Precast Stairs Made Easy
Precast stairs are a value stream that is certainly in high demand in the precast market. There is a constant need for precast stair flights on most projects..Read More
What does it takes to weld rebar correctly?
Welding of reinforcement is inevitable in precast production. Whether in the pre-pour fabrication, installation of inserts, or making connections during installation, there..Read More
Avoiding Precast Staining and Bugholes - Proper Application of Release Agent
The application of release agent (commonly known as form oil) is a production step that sometimes is not given much thought or care during the production sequence..Read More
Precast And Leed
The green building movement continues to be one of the most significant modern revolutions in the construction industry. Since 2000, the use of the LEED system, in particular, has become the gold standard for guidance on sustainable building design for construction projects in North America and beyond.Read More
Insights into the CPCI Architectural Precast Concrete Walls: Best Practice Guide
Did you know that the Canadian Precast Concrete Institute has published a concise guide to serve as a reference to best practices in architectural precast wall construction?Read More