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Precast Interior Finishes

Posted on May 19, 2021

Posted by Brian Miller

Precast Interior Finishes - What should you expect? Read more »

Your solution to the long span steel joist shortage

Posted on April 16, 2021

Posted by Nate Roscovius

Ongoing pandemic-related disruptions in the supply chain of a range of construction materials are causing escalated costs and lengthy delivery... Read more »

Wide Open Spaces with a Truss System

Posted on December 30, 2020

Posted by Gary Pooley

Today’s mid-rise and multi-use buildings can include retail space, office space, residential living units, hospitality and parking. Read more »

How Precast Pieces Are Made

Posted on December 9, 2020

Posted by Tim Edland

This is a basic walkthrough of how precast concrete building components are made. We’ll focus on the daily plant cycle and go from preparing forms... Read more »

What is Efflorescence?

Posted on November 4, 2020

Posted by Steve Kloos

As summer left in a hurry, we skipped fall, and landed straight into winter. As we go through these different climates during curing process your... Read more »

How It’s Made: Architectural Concrete Finishes

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Jace Rossow

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

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

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

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

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