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Precast Concrete Advantages Over Cast-In-Place Concrete Performing Arts Center Design Flexibility Las Vegas, NV unlimited shape, color, texture & function Total precast parking structures allow for long unobstructed spans, creating open spaces and giving more design flexibility. With various color pigments, reveals, shapes and textures, the design options are literally endless. Structures can be as unique as imaginable, or designed to fit seamlessly into an existing development. Tyndall Ave for U of A Tucson, AZ Parking structures constructed with cast-in-place concrete are Tyndall Ave for U of A limited in design options for the Tucson, AZ exterior appearance. The typical options are an up-turned beam, grouted masonry or a cable system, unless another material is applied over the cast-in-place frame at an additional cost. Renaissance Center Glendale, AZ Bellagio Las Vegas, NV Rapid Construction Precast concrete has significantly shorter construction schedules than cast-in-place concrete construction. The majority of the precast fabrication is completed while the foundations are being installed in the field. Once precast installation commences, the time needed to erect the precast structure is significantly quicker than cast-in-place. Precast employs a vertical construction method rather than the horizontal one used in cast-in-place. Since precast components are already cured before they reach theNew York New YorkLas Vegas, NV jobsite, they can be erected vertically – from the foundation to the roof – in zones. Thus, complete sections of the building are ready for sub-trades to enter and begin their work, sometimes in just a few days. Cast-in-place concrete, on the other hand, is usually erected using a horizontal method. This means an entire floor must be poured and allowed to cure until the required design strength is achieved .This keeps any sub-trades work from beginning and severely limits the ability to overlap schedule items. Coreslab delivers finished precast components to the jobsite controlling waste in the production plant.
Precast Concrete Advantages Over Cast-In-Place Concrete Open SpaceMany designers specify precast concrete components because of theirstructural flexibility. Design options include long clear spans or larger panelsthat reduce the number of columns or joints, saving time and material costs. Byeliminating structural columns with long clear spans, foundation costs can bereduced as much as two thirds of structural steel or cast-in-place structures.Additionally, the new 12-0" wide double tee requires fewer pieces to produceand erect resulting in greater project economy.The long span capability of precast concrete has a significant advantage over Performing Arts Centercast-in-place. Precast concrete parking structures are more open and user Las Vegas, NVfriendly because the columns can be spaced at 36’ to 45’ apart in lieu of the 18’spacing of a typical cast-in-place structure.Coreslab Structures is using new framing techniques, such as lite walls, toeliminate columns and shadowy spaces.Safety & security are key qualities of any parking structure design. Precastconcrete’s ability to provide open, clear spans creates light, bright interiorswithin the structure, reassuring users while making the traffic pattern easier tounderstand and navigate. University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM City North Parking Phoenix, AZ Precast components are fabricated in a PCI Certified casting facility which negates the need for a third party special inspection, thus saving the owner significant cost for work thatMaintenance/Durability would need to be performed on the site forPrecast concrete parking structures are recognized as having cast-in-place concrete.superior performance with less long term maintenance because theprecast components are produced in a plant controlled environmentwith a high degree of quality and craftsmanship, which is not possibleto replicate on a job site. Also, all the precast components consist ofhigh performance concrete (5000 to 8000 psi) in lieu of the 4000 psiconcrete typically used for cast-in-place structures.It is possible to design and build precast structures in excess of 400’long without the need for any costly expansion joints. Cast-in-placestructures typically require expansion joints at 250’ o.c. andexpansion joints historically have proven to be a maintenancenightmare. Precast structures with small planned joints prevent leaks Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, NVthrough precise, high quality sealing.
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