Prestressed Cement

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Adding a Point Load to a Post-Tensioned Concrete Slab

If it's necessary to cut through the slab to pour a pad footing for a column, make... More

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Why Doesn't a Post-Tensioned Slab Buckle?

Q: Is it possible that a post-tensioned garage slab could literally buckle in half when the tendons are tensioned, or does rebar in the slab prevent that from happening? Also, why are these types of slabs so common in Las Vegas? Is it because of the soil? More

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Working Safely With a Post-Tensioned Slab

Before cutting into one of these slabs, remember that the cables are tensioned to... More

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Post-Tensioned Slabs

Expansive soils can wreak havoc on conventional wire-mesh reinforced slabs. A... More

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