Monthly Archives: September 2010

VIDEO : Post-Tensioning – Cutting Line Machine

This short video shows the process of cutting extruded post-tension cables into individual tendons. Eventually the tendons are secured and anchorages are attached. Then the tendons are packaged and shipped to construction sites. This process is for Unbonded Post-Tensioning System … Continue reading

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VIDEO : Post-Tensioning – Extrusion Machine

This short video shows the final part of process of extruding post-tension cables into reels. Eventually the reel is cut into individual tendons (refer to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq_ZZV… ). This process is for Unbonded Post-Tensioning System used in Concrete Construction. ____________________________________________ Copyright © 2010 … Continue reading

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Diagram of Post Tensioning Slab

Your typical Unbonded Post-Tensioned concrete slab will require the following items: Post-Tensioning Tendon Anchorage Devices (at stressing, intermediate, fixed ends) Reusable Pocket Formers (at stressing ends) Split Pocket Formers (at intermediate ends) Wedges (at stressing, intermediate, fixed ends) Stressing Equipment … Continue reading

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