Proof of the plant's success is in its numbers, management notes: Since opening the facility in June 1995, Gate's Oxford plant has fabricated 11 million square feet of architectural precast concrete and 18 million square feet of hollow core concrete plank
The buildings feature two stories made from precast concrete plank
- on the ceiling of the first story units and the floor of the second story units.
After crossing the stile and concrete plank
bridge, we head across the field towards the farm buildings.
Fresh air is drawn in continuously through window trickle vents and expelled horizontally through voids in the concrete plank
, as opposed to vertical ducts.
The steel structural system includes pre-cast with concrete plank
The building is masonry and concrete plank
construction with a brick facade.
The contract requires Oldcastle Precast to supply 185,000 square feet of 8" & 10" Hollowcore precast concrete plank
for the floor units, 95,000 square feet of exterior finished, insulated, load bearing precast wall panels, 52,000 SF of interior load bearing solid precast wall, as well as various precast stairs, landings, beams and lintels used in the construction of the dormitory buildings.
Designed by Garrett Gourlay Architects and James D'Auria Associates, the building has a steel and concrete plank
Reinforced Concrete Plank
Of 150X200x50mm Manufactured By Using M-30 Grade Concrete, All The Parts To Be Jointed With Galvanized Nuts And Bolts.
Complete fire containment includes fire barriers, fire-rated wall assemblies and exterior walls built of substantial, noncombustible materials such as concrete masonry along with precast concrete plank
floors and ceilings.
Instead, Meltzer/ Mandl opted for a structural steel frame for the entire building--for better load distribution--and concrete plank
and lightweight prefabricated panels to complete the exterior wall system.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, 950 tons of steel and 300,000 square feet of concrete plank
were delivered to erect the 157-home first phase of Paramount Homes' North Beach Asbury Park, the first condominium community for sale on the oceanfront.