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Video : Pouring concrete in a post-tensioned concrete pavement.

Unbonded post-tensioning was used to increase the durability of AMSYSCO’s loading dock concrete driveway. (Video is from September 2014). ____________________________________________ Copyright © 2015 by AMSYSCO, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Missed Stressing Operation

Q: What happens if you forgot to stress an unbonded post-tensioning tendon at the construction joint and have already poured the subsequent pour? A: The most preferred option is to stress the tendon in the subsequent pour. However, the following … Continue reading

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Detensioning Unbonded Post-Tension Tendons

On rare occasions, the ironworker/installer will need to detension an already-stressed post tensioning tendon. The reason may be due to a repair procedure or re-stressing due to out-of-range elongation readings. Recommendations: During the detensioning process, the post-tensioning tendon will have … Continue reading

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