Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Protecting exposed strand at Construction Joints

With some post-tension systems, the installer is required to strip the plastic-sheathing in order to install the intermediate anchors at the construction joints. One issue is how to protect the exposed strand until the second pour is made (pictured below … Continue reading

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Sweeping beam tendons into the slab

Occassionally, the field will encounter a condition where the post-tensioned beam’s CGS (center of gravity of steel) requires several PT beams be installed in the slab. In other words, some PT anchors will not be installed within the web of … Continue reading

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