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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In the meantime, Head of BPJN X Kupang NTT, Hadrianus Bambang Nurhadi Widihartono said that the bridge uses construction technology of prestressed concrete girder with the length of 320 meters.
Caption: Construction of this bridge in Rankin County, MS, includes two bridge span sections, one using steel plate girders (at left) and the other using prestressed concrete beams.
This second edition reflects recent advances in the design of modern prestressed concrete structures since the first edition was published 25 years ago.
Steel wire company Insteel Industries (NasdaqGS:IIIN) said on Friday that it has acquired substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire (ASW) for a purchase price of about USD36.
Target: prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire Corporation
During release of pretensioned strands there are no anchoring devices at the end of prestressed concrete member.
The specialised precast concrete company designs, manufactures, delivers and installs precast and prestressed concrete components to customer specifications.
At an approximate contract value of $570,000, Oldcastle Precast - Central Pre-Mix Prestress manufactured and delivered the prestressed concrete Super Girders: (5) five Super Girders at 157'-8” long; (5) five Super Girders at 154'-8” long and (5) five Super Girders at 170'-2” long.
Prestressed concrete is a particular form of reinforced concrete in which external prestressing force is applied on the concrete to reduce or eliminate the tensile stresses and thereby control or eliminate cracking.
Patented is a fire-protection material for a construction made of concrete and prestressed concrete in the form of pre-fabricated plates or sprayed-on and cured coatings.