How to stress efficiently?

Pre-stressing greatly enhances the structural resilience and load-bearing capacity of precast elements, which is why it is one of the most important steps in hollow-core slab production. Because stressing is such an important and time-consuming step, it is good to know how the process can be made quicker and more efficient. Thus, efficiency is the…

Why millimetres cost in hollow core production

As a precast hollow core manufacturer, you have probably pondered whether to invest in spare and wear parts of original equipment manufacturer or slightly less expensive parts of an external provider. In this blog, I will shed light on the question why it makes sense to keep your millimetres in place in hollow core production…

On the route towards more efficient hollow-core slabs

Whether you are stepping into the hollow-core slab business or have been producing them for years, there is always something new to learn. First, this blog describes the development of precast hollow-core slabs into one of the most popular flooring materials in the world today, after which the benefits of digitalization and networking to production…

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.

Why it makes sense to start using the new automatic Plotter?

Have you ever thought about increasing the efficiency of your hollow-core plant? About making it more agile to adapt to changes in production or simply improving the quality of your products? Or perhaps your goal is to save in production costs? Would you like to start using a machine, which allows all of them? If…

How to save cement in hollow-core slab production?

Have you pondered how to increase the productivity of your precast plant cost-efficiently? How to save cement and assure capacity of your hollow-core slab production? If yes, read how a modern shear compaction extruder was developed and how it nowadays positively impacts hollow-core production. If the history of your plant dates back to the early…

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…

Amazing project, amazing people

In January 2014, when I arrived to Bismayah first time, the site was really busy: equipment installation was going on with full speed. You could hear a dozen languages spoken at the same time as subcontractors from all over the world were keenly working on their machinery. Before my arrival I had obviously seen photos of the site but…