Category Archives: Field Issues

Stressing Tendons with Short Tendon Tails

In certain situations, the tendon tail of an unbonded post-tensioning tendon may be too short to stress with the hydraulic jack.  With the standard nose piece, the PT stressing operator would need around 13 inches of tendon tail (outside the … Continue reading

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Concrete Volume and Post-Tensioning

Recently, a concrete contractor called me to find out the volume of our unbonded post-tensioning system within an elevated concrete deck.  He wanted to find out how much concrete was NOT used due to the volume-displacement from the post-tensioning tendons. … Continue reading

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Video : Field-Seating Anchor

This short video shows field-seating a fixed-end anchor onto an unbonded post-tensioning tendon with a hydraulic jack. Related Articles: http://www.amsyscoinc.com/2010/07/01/field-seating-fixed-end-anchor/ ____________________________________________ Copyright © 2012 by AMSYSCO, Inc. All rights reserved.

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