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CPD: Precast Concrete Flooring

Milbank Concrete Products Ltd

This CPD provides an introduction to precast concrete flooring systems, both hollowcore and beam and block, including typical load span capacities, bearing details and a case study on the accommodation of construction loads. It looks at compliance with the requirements of the Building Regulations, Part A, Part B and Part E are discussed together with an outline of manufacturing processes, transport and installation considerations. It will help you to understand the following topics: - Understand precast concrete sustainability - Understand typical load span capabilities of hollowcore and beam and block floors - Understand how construction loads, back propping of in-situ floors and MEWPs, can be accommodated, looking at a case study - Understand the different types of hollowcore slabs and beam and block flooring and typical bearing details - Understand Building Regulations including Part A: robustness and disproportionate collapse provisions, Part B: Fire Safety and Part E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound - Understand manufacturing processes for prestressed hollowcore and T beams - Understand installation considerations including some of the health and safety issues associated with the installation of precast flooring such as working with cranes, working at height and overhead obstructions


Dates and locations:Essex
Contact:Jeremy Milbank
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Milbank Concrete Products Ltd

Milbank Concrete Products Ltd

For more than 70 years, Milbank have dedicated themselves to helping you succeed in construction. From design support and manufacture to delivery and expert installation, the company offer the most comprehensive concrete product service in the UK,...
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