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Echo Prestress
keyboard_arrow_upPrestressed Hollow-Core Walls
Echo Prestress
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A retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed to resist lateral soil pressure when the desired change in ground elevation exceeds the soil’s angle of repose. Two basic design concepts - CANTILEVER and GRAVITY - are used for the construction of Echo prestressed hollow-core retaining walls. Echo security walls are not comparable with other walling products. In a class of their own, they protect high-value properties of strategic significance such as airports, military bases, industrial and commercial parks, mines and prisons - in fact any operation that requires over-the-top security...

Echo Prestress
keyboard_arrow_upPrestress Hollow-Core Concrete Flooring
Echo Prestress
keyboard_arrow_downPrestress Hollow-Core Concrete Flooring

Set out in this brochure are several examples demonstrating the versatility and multi-purpose functionality of the prestressed hollow-core slabs. Applications covered include floors, security walls, reservoir roofs, retaining walls and warehouse walling, multi-storey floor applications to residential, commercial and industrial buildings, as well as suspended ground floor slabs in clay areas and a foundation system for social housing.

Echo Prestress
keyboard_arrow_upHollow-Core Concrete Flooring
Echo Prestress
keyboard_arrow_downHollow-Core Concrete Flooring

Echo reinforced hollow-core concrete slabs can be used for most types of buildings with short spans between load-bearing supports. Typical applications are residential - townhouses, clusters, new houses and house additions. The product is the preferred solution for affordable housing developments. Industrial and commercial application are also common, provided the spans do not exceed 6,8m between load-bearing supports. Echo slabs are also ideally suited in areas of heaving clay where suspended ground floors are required...