Concrete

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated Steps Up
Concrete

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated Steps Up

In Autumn 2013, Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) produced an Architectural Precast concrete step system which was installed in front of the Starbucks in a premier Orlando Theme Park. The step system included blockouts for large cylindrical decorative columns, custom color and texture. Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated also successfully built benches for the same customer...

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Miscellaneous Panels

BPDL Wins Prestigious PCI Design Award using SlenderWall

BPDL (BÃ-©tons Préfabriqués Du Lac, Alma, Quebec), an Easi-Set licensed producer has won the PCI's 2013 Design Award in the Best Multi-Family Housing category for the École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) Student Housing project in Montreal, Quebec. Schedule is always a top concern on construction projects, but it was particularly important for the team designing...

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Miscellaneous Panels

New Orleans BioInnovation Center Built with Innovative, Efficient Lightweight Precast

Progressive, modern design of biotech incubator employs Slenderwall lightweight precast panels with integral interior wall framing, lending design flexibility and sophisticated design statement. What do you get by combining renowned architects, a burgeoning biotechnology district, and a sustainable enclosure product? When it's in New Orleans, the result is a memorable, graceful building that...

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Wall Panels

Lightweight Precast System Transforms High-Tech Student Residences in Montreal

Like a high-tech beehive, a new and modern dormitory at Montreal's famed engineering school uses a modular pattern of SlenderWall lightweight precast panels with integral interior wall framing and closed-cell foam insulation. Located in downtown Montreal, the Ã-‰cole de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) is a magnet for future engineers, graduating enough to be the fourth-ranked in all of...

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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Miscellaneous Panels

Cost-Effective Mountaintop Base Installations

Army projects at Fort Hunter-Liggett use modular precast systems for effective, low-cost installations in remote, high-altitude locations. Full of mountains, rivers and forests – and dotted with airstrips and live-fire ranges – U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett is the largest Army Reserve installation and the eighth largest in the Army. Its 165,000 acres of unencroached territory offer...

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Miscellaneous Software

Holcim (US) Launches Masonry App at World of Concrete

Innovative Technology Enhances Customer Experience WALTHAM, Mass. - Holcim (US) (www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, will introduce its Rainbow Masonry Designer App at this year's World of Concrete (WOC) tradeshow. The iPad application will allow architects to collaborate in real time with building owners and/or construction...

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Leesburg Concrete Produces Floodwall Wall Caps for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Concrete

Leesburg Concrete Produces Floodwall Wall Caps for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System Leesburg, FL, 2012 - Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. is a producer of diversified precast concrete products, built to your specifications, along with their standard product of precast concrete ramps, steps and decks with handrails and guardrails. We recently completed a wall cap order for the U.S Army Corps of Engineers who contracted with David...

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Concrete

Improving Concrete Testing by Duplicating Real-World Conditions

Remote Monitoring and Alarming Solution from CAS DataLoggers CHESTERLAND OH - A large manufacturing technology company contacted CAS DataLoggers after being asked to develop a best practice method for testing the cure and strength of structural concrete in the field. Normal testing requires large margins for error due to variations in ambient conditions between test and field site locations....

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Concrete

Concrete Caps features lightweight construction.

Produced using cellular concrete technology, steel-reinforced concrete pier and wall caps feature chemical foaming agent, mixed with regular concrete, that introduces discrete air pockets within mix, reducing weight to facilitate handling as well asÂ- cutting with concrete saw. Pier caps have pyramid-shaped tops with sizes of 11 x 11 x 2 ¼ in. and 24 ¼ x 24...

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Structural Bridges

BASF and Julius Berger Nigeria Add Fine Finish to Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos

DUBAI, UAE - Completion set for November 2012 The striking Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos is Nigeria's first cable stay bridge. It's a landmark construction project that has seen the main contractor, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC make use of advanced construction techniques and products to overcome environmental and logistical challenges and meet stringent design specifications. BASF Construction...

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