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Using BIM with the AEC community

Posted on November 12, 2020

In the last ten years, the Architect/Engineer/Contractor (AEC) community has begun to drastically change how it develops projects.  The tools that... Read more »

How It’s Made: Architectural Concrete Finishes

Posted on November 2, 2020

Architectural precast concrete wall panels provide one of the most versatile exterior architectural products available to the market. Using... Read more »

What happens when pre-stressed strand is cut in a finished piece of concrete?

Posted on September 24, 2020

To understand what happens to a pre-stressed strand once it is cut in concrete, one must first understand its purpose.  Concrete is very strong in... Read more »

What are the minimum requirements for joints between precast products?

Posted on September 24, 2020

What is a joint? A joint is an intentional space that typically creates a tolerance for clearance between adjacent construction elements and... Read more »

Graphic Concrete Technology

Posted on September 17, 2020

Throughout the past few years Wells Concrete has been perfecting their architectural capabilities and also expanding their product line to stay... Read more »

Architectural Precast Samples/Mockups Processes

Posted on September 17, 2020

Architectural Precast aesthetic appearance is virtually unlimited by varying and combining aggregates, sands, color additives, cement color,... Read more »

The Importance of Mock-up Panels

Posted on September 14, 2020

Once the Pre-Sale/Contract Award samples (typically sized 12”x12”, although they can be larger to incorporate multiple finishes) are approved by... Read more »

Openings In Precast

Posted on August 12, 2020

Oftentimes the most difficult design hurdle in a project is accommodating openings in the precast shell.  Doors, windows, mechanical and plumbing... Read more »