tilt-up Topic

Tilt-Up

Definition: a construction technique for casting concrete elements in a horizontal position at the job site and then tilting them to their final position in a structure.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Tilt-up concrete wall panels most often serve as load-bearing wall elements spanning vertically from the foundation or slab-on-ground to intermediate floor(s), the roof, or both. Tilt-up panels are generally handled only once. They are lifted or tilted from the casting slab and erected in their final position in one, continuous operation. Tilt-up panels are generally of such large size and weight that they can only be constructed on site and in close proximity to their final location in the structure.

JOURNAL Articles ON TILT-UP

25th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2016

Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2015

TCA 23rd Annual Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2014

Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s 22nd Annual Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2013

Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s 21st Annual Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2012

2011 Tilt-Up Concrete Achievement Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 12/1/2010

TCA Awards Honor Outstanding Projects

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2010

Tilt-Up Projects Honored

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2009

Deflection Limits for Tilt-up Wall Serviceability

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2007

Coordination Challenges and Corrections

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2007

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