Post Tensioned Concrete
In Post Tensioned concrete, the steel is tensioned and concrete is compressed, placing both building materials in their strongest states. Reinforcing cables are laid inside ducts and tensioned after the concrete is placed. These tendons are then grouted.
- Transfer beams/slabs
- Water Tanks
Features & Benefits
- Post Tensioned concrete can reduce or eliminate shrinkage, cracking and hence fewer joints, or no joints are required. This enables slabs and other structural elements to be thinner.
- Post Tensioned concrete allows design of longer spans in elevated members