In many parts of the world there is a big demand for new housing. To meet the backlog, many countries have put together plans to build a big number of low cost or affordable housing units in a very short time. However, all those future housing units need to meet a range of different demands…
Tag: Precast concrete
How to digitalize hollow-core slab production?
Digitalization of production management does not benefit only the hollow-core plant, but it also makes the erection work quicker and easier at the construction site. Hence, precast factory digitalization together with digitalized design and construction site processes can create a seamless information flow from the designer to the construction site.
Acotec partition walls: where, why, how
Acotec panels are a well-suited solution to residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects with strict requirements of sound insulation (RW 38 – 48 dB), moisture, fire, and earthquake resistance (EI30 to EI120).
What to think through when choosing an Extruder?
If you are pondering what kind of an extruder would best match your hollow-core slab production capacity and cost-efficiency requirements, this blog is for you. I will explain the main differences between Elematic Extruders E9, P7 and S5, and how to choose the most suitable one for your precast plant. Where to start? Whether you…
3 reasons to start using ELiSLAB
Calculating reinforcement strands? Are you calculating reinforcement strands for hollow-core slabs or designing slabs with openings and reservations? Are you fed up wasting time for going back and forth between different programs and documents? If yes, let me introduce you Elematic ELiSLAB 2.0, a smart software tool for reinforcement calculations, suitable for precast plants and…
How could America improve building efficiency?
Living in a land with so many natural enemies to buildings as the US makes me wonder why we are not better utilizing existing construction technology to manage the impacts of natural disasters better. Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, mass forest fires and other disasters almost always result in mass destruction of our “stick built” construction mentality….
3 trends to keep track of in 2019
Are you pondering what the year of 2019 brings to the precast industry? Or what kind of issues should be kept in mind during the future precast production? Here’s my view on some of the 3 trends in the precast business that have increased in importance during the past few years. Sustainable precast Climate change,…
How to schedule a precast plant project?
Would you like to set up a precast plant, but aren’t quite sure of the schedule? Are you uncertain of which aspects affect the project and how much time should be reserved for each step? If yes, read about the most important steps while planning and executing a precast factory project. How the project proceeds…
Why should I change to a new Extruder?
Are you looking for a reduction in hollow-core slab production costs? Read what you can do with a change of an extruder.
5 tips for an efficient precast plant project
Are you planning to establish a precast concrete plant? But are you perhaps still a bit unsure how to proceed, what steps to take next, what points to pay attention to? If you are, in my experience many professionals have the same exact thoughts. So, as I and my colleagues at Elematic have been working…
Install up to 90 sq. m of partition walls in 8 hours. Acotec technology comes with many benefits.
Acotec non-load-bearing precast partition walls can be used in apartments, but they are also suitable for many other building types. The Acotec panel production technology is simple to run and easy to maintain.
Building affordable housing with 30% less material consumption
The reality facing most developing cities is rapid population growth that makes it a big challenge to keep up with the huge demand for good quality housing, services and infrastructure. Typical demands set for builders in rapidly expanding cities are manifold: • Cost pressure, need for affordable housing • Pressure to use local raw materials…