Precast Units for New Aluminum Plant


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Title: Precast Units for New Aluminum Plant

Author(s): Ross H. Bryan

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 56

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 247-256

Keywords: none

Date: 9/1/1959

About 8000 precast, prestressed concrete units, includ- ing columns, brackets, beams, and floor slabs, were used in this protect. Several intricate floor slab shapes were required, containing ventilation holes. The project cov- ered an area of about 980 x 1075 ft. Connections between all units, including columns, were made by bonding reinforcing bars into grouted cavities; welded connections were not permitted because of high voltage lines carried on the column brackets.