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Post-Tensioned CMU

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] Has anybody tried using post-tensioning strands instead of mild reinforcement for CMU vertical reinforcement? Are there any proprietary systems out there which use this approach? Is it necessary to grout the cells if post-tensioning is used?

I'm trying to determine whether this is a viable option for CMU reinforcement.



Mark D. Webster
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
297 Broadway
Arlington, MA  02474

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