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Pre-Cast Concrete Walls – Types, Connections, and Advantages

Pre-Cast Concrete Walls Panels

Precast concrete wall panels are constructed by casting concrete in a reusable wall mold or form which is then cured in a controlled environment, transported to the construction site and lifted into place. The main function of the precast walls is to speed up the construction process.

We discuss about the types, connections, characteristics, and advantages of precast concrete walls.

Types of Precast Concrete Wall

1. Cladding or Curtain Walls

2. Load-bearing Wall

3. Shear Walls

Types of Connections in Precast Concrete Walls

1. Bolted Connections

2. Welded Connections

3. Dowel/Anchor Bolt Connections

Structural Design Aspects

Characteristics of Precast Concrete Walls

1. Thermal Resistance

2. Moisture Protection

3. Fire Safety

3. Acoustics  

4. Durability

5. Maintainability

Advantages of Precast Concrete Walls

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