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Lightweight Construction - NFPA Journal

The floor, made of concrete for a radiant heating system, seemed solid. Satisfied it would hold, the firefighters inched their way into the structure on their hands and knees as the fire roared beneath them in the basement. Within moments, they heard a loud cracking sound. The floor gave way, plunging them into the fiery basement.

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(PDF) STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF HIGH-RISE …

STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF HIGH-RISE BUILDING USING ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT FLOOR SYSTEM. The main objective of this paper is to study feasibility of using ultra-lightweight (ULW) slab as an alternative design solution for floor component used in high-rise buildings.

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Floors | Lightweight Structures | Wesbeam - Wesbeam

Cassette floors are prefabricated floor sections that include flooring, joists or trusses, bracing, and bearing stiffeners that are designed and prefabricated in a factory, delivered to site, and lifted into place with a crane. Lightweight cassette floors are often used in multi storey buildings.

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Speedfloor - Faster, Lighter, Easier

The Speedfloor building system is a light-weight suspended concrete floor solution, that uses a cold formed steel joist as an integral part of the final concrete and steel composite floor. The system requires zero propping, reducing construction time and labour costs.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete - ESCSI

Structural lightweight concrete made with rotary kiln produced structural lightweight aggregate solves weight and durability problems in buildings and exposed structures. Structural lightweight concrete has strengths comparable to normal weight concrete, yet is typically 25% to 35% lighter.

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Speedfloor WA - Lightweight Suspended Concrete Floor System

Suspended Flooring System Speedfloor is a suspended concrete flooring system using rollformed steel joist as an integral part of the final concrete and steel composite floor. The system has been developed combining modern techniques and rollforming technology for a fast, lightweight, concrete/steel composite floor at a cost effective price.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Lightweight Concrete.

Apr 12, 2018 · Most notably, Renzo Piano's The Shard, a marvelous 95-floor structure made of lightweight concrete that took only four years to build! Suspended floors have been benefiting from lightweight concrete for years, as it reduces the weight on the structure and increases fire resistance.

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CHAPTER 9 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF LIGHTWEIGHT …

This is a definition, not a specification and project requirements may permit equilibrium densities up to 120 lb/ft³ (1900 kg/m³), most lightweight aggregate concrete used in structures have equilibrium unit weights between 100 and 115 lb/ft³ (1600 to 1792 kg/m³). These definitions are not specifications.

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Floors and Roofs - Metek Plc

A lightweight, high performance floor option using our C section steel floor joists and a timber boarding.. The open supporting structure also allows for "hybrid" thermal insulation strategies where the cavity between joists is used to contain an element of thermal insulation allowing for higher thermal performance to be realised verses.

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Lightweight Structural Marine Honeycomb Sandwich Plywood.

Enter Sing Core, the revolutionary Eco-friendly boat building structural panel that is lightweight, easy to use, stronger than steel and is in production as a curve-able material. Other core materials cannot compare with Sing Core’s torsion box honeycomb foam core structural integrity, especially at up to one-tenth the weight of standard plywoods.

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