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…
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.
abe CEM-blanc is a general-purpose white Portland cement that provides superior early-strength with added aesthetic and decorative opportunities offered by its colour tone, high strength and durability.
Any technically outstanding project, no matter how small or large, can be entered providing one or more precast concrete products from a CMA member were used in its execution. Entries must reach the Concrete Manufacturers Association by 20 October 2017.