prefabricate

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prefabricate

To fabricate components or units prior to their installation at the site, usually at a mill or plant away from the site.
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The advantages of prefabrication are widely acknowledged throughout the industry and prefabricating using grooved pipe joining has proved to deliver additional benefits.
It is a prime enabler for lean construction that can be relied upon to facilitate prefabrication: contractors can use the 100 per cent correct model to determine cut lengths of piping and start prefabricating assemblies with total confidence.
The defined work area from the trestle placed every component in the critical path so prefabricating the caps was crucial to maintaining the schedule, according to Tracey Friggle, TXDOT assistant director of construction for the Dallas District and project manager.