prestressing Archive

Uses of Prestressed Concrete

There are a huge number of uses: • Railway Sleepers; • Communications poles; • Pre-tensioned precast “hollowcore” slabs; • Pre-tensioned Precast Double T units – for very long
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Methods of Prestressing

There are two methods of prestressing: • Pre-tensioning: Apply prestress to steel strands before casting concrete; • Post-tensioning: Apply prestress to steel tendons after casting concrete.   Pre-tensioning
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