Third Step – Tilting the Concrete Panels into Place – Tilt-up Construction!

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Once the forms are created, workers pour concrete to the forms, smooth and cure the concrete and remove the forms to leave the finished panels. Tilt-up Concrete Panels Ready to…

What is Tiltup Construction? How Are Tiltup Concrete Buildings Constructed?

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Describes the process of creating the concrete panels and standing them to create a tilt-up building. A tilt-up construction project begins with job site preparation and pouring the slab. During…

Precast Concrete, Tilt-up Construction and Tiltwall: What’s the Difference in These Terms?

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Tilt-up (or tiltwall) and precast concrete are similar construction processes. This article explains the difference between the two Several terms - tilt-up panel construction, tiltwall construction, precast concrete building construction…

Second Step – Pouring the Tilt-up Concrete Panels

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Once the forms are created, workers pour concrete to the forms, smooth and cure the concrete and remove the forms to leave the finished panels. Pour the Concrete Into the…

When Do Concrete and Tilt-up Construction Make More Sense Than Steel Buildings?

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Explains the advantages of tilt-up construction over pre-engineered metal buildings. There are several factors that may make other methods of construction, most notably tilt-up construction, a better choice than steel…

Why Do Design Build Contractors Choose Tilt-up Construction?

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The advantages of tilt-up construction during and after the construction process make it an extremely valuable approach for design / build contractors, as this article explains. Tilt-up construction provides numerous…

CASE STUDY: Overcoming the Unique Challenges of Infill Development to Deliver a Gold LEED for Core & Shell Project

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Tilt-up construction and other innovative techniques addressed the challenges of demolition and subsequent construction of major new facilities as part of an infill development program and delivered a LEED Gold…

Meet the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)

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Article to introduce you to the TCA, the industry's most important trade organization for tilt-up Construction. The leading trade organization in the industry for tilt-up construction is the Tilt-up Concrete…

Steel Buildings and Tilt-up Concrete Construction Together: Using the Strengths of Each

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Explains how tilt-up construction and pre-engineered steel can be used together very effectively on certain types of buildings. An important fact to remember is that the use of steel in…

Tilt-up Construction: A General Contractor’s Approach to Innovative Commercial Building Construction

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An introduction to tilt-up construction and how it is different than traditional concrete construction. Have you ever driven past a construction site and seen massive cranes lifting huge panels of…

Tilt-up Construction: An Old Idea, With New Innovations

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Traces the history of Tilt-up Construction from the time of the Roman empire until today. The basic principle behind tilt-up construction - constructing walls horizontally, on the ground, and then…

First Step – Preparing the Tilt-up Concrete Panel Forms

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Workers must first create the forms that define the shape of the concrete panels and place the rebar in the forms. Create the Concrete Slab Prior to the beginning of…

Construction Cost Fluctuations Make Tilt-up Construction a Better Choice Than Ever

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Explains the advantages of tilt-up construction over pre-engineered metal buildings. General contractors will be happy to hear that America's demand for new commercial and residential building has been on the…

CASE STUDY: Tilt-up Construction Delivers Movie Theater Two Weeks Ahead of Schedule

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Tilt-up Construction paves the way to intergalactic peace by completing a movie theater a full two weeks ahead of schedule, just in time for War of the Worlds. The Martians…

CASE STUDY: Innovations in Tilt-up Construction Help Contractors Overcome Building Code Challenges

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The key to successful commercial construction is balancing quality with cost and schedule. While this is always a challenge, external forces like local building codes often make the balance even…

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