Flexicore Floor and Roof Slabs


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Title: Flexicore Floor and Roof Slabs

Author(s): Gayle B. Price

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 45

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 325-337

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 12/1/1948

This paper describes briefly the design, manufacture, erection procedures and use of Flexicore slabs in precast concrete floor and roof systems. The Flexicore slab has a standard cross section 12 in. wide and 6 in. thick, lightened by two holes 4 5/8 in. in diameter running the full length of the slab which is made in inch variations of length up to a maximum of 22 ft 6 in. Reinforcement consists of two bars in the top of the slab fore "handling" stresses and two or three prestresses tension bars as requires at the bottom to take care of bending moment.