drop-in beam

drop-in beam

A simple beam, usually supported by cantilever arms, with joints so placed that it can be installed by lowering it into position.
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Additionally, the beams would be post-tensioned into the caps to form a stable system to support the drop-in beam segments prior to splicing.
A spreader bar (designed by the consultant) was attached to the drop-in beams, and the ringer crane set them on the modified Cazaly hangers, which had been cast into the ends of the beams.