prestressed concrete

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prestressed concrete

n
(Building) concrete that contains steel wires, cables, etc, that are prestressed within their elastic limit to counteract the stresses that will occur under load
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prestressed concrete

[ˈpriːˌstrɛstˈkɒnkriːt] adjcemento armato precompresso
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Rackham, which also has sites in Gloucestershire and Lincolnshire, makes and supplies pre-stressed concrete floor beams and associated products to the house building industry nationwide.
4 -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) issued show cause notices to five companies for, prima facie, collusive bidding in Peshawar Electric Supply Company's (PESCO) tender number ADB-PESCO-06-2009 for the supply of High Tension (HT) and Low Tension (LT) Pre-stressed Concrete (PC) poles.
4 -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notices to five companies for collusive bidding in Peshawar Electric Supply Company's tender for the supply of High Tension (HT) and Low Tension (LT) Pre-stressed Concrete (PC) Poles.
The old 420,000-gallon tank would be demolished and a new 1 million gallon pre-stressed concrete tank constructed at Hastings Road and Cushing Street.
Another Florida company, Tucker's Machine and Steel Service, is also taking part in The Big 5 with one of the most advanced pieces of form-filling equipment for the pre-stressed concrete industry.
The beams, made of pre-stressed concrete, were bested only by three-quarters of an inch, when 183.
The excess concrete comes from a CoreSlab International pre-stressed concrete facility in Marshall, Mo.
Because site conditions limited mechanical construction, Ohtani used pre-stressed concrete strips laid horizontally by hand to form the enclosing walls.
To provide a high degree of safety, the inner, nickel/steel, and the outer, reinforced, pre-stressed concrete tanks of the system are liquid and gas tight, and independently capable of containing the stored LNG.
25 Years Ago Experimental work on pre-stressed concrete beams from Birmingham's inner Ring Road underpasses was undertaken recently by the University of Aston in Birmingham.
Knight said:"The pre-stressed concrete slabbing is designed to combat extreme hurricane forces.
It was one of the first buildings in the UK to use revolutionary pre-stressed concrete construction techniques.