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You will need to provide a 3-inch mudslab (which serves to both contain the underslab heating and provide a substrate for the underfloor insulation), a layer of underfloor insulation (6-inch minimum I would guess for 0 to 10 degrees) and an unreinforced wearslab for support of the pallets and racks.


I have some standard details I can send you if you would like.


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-----Original Message-----
From: John Whitty [mailto:jwhitty(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 11:52 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Freezer slabs


Can anyone provide or point me in the right direction to find some standard practice and or details with regard to the various options for freezer slabs on grade? 


Continuous service exposure of 0-10 degrees F.


Any help would be appreciated.




John T. Whitty, P.E.
ITAC Engineers and Constructors
(804) 414-1132 Direct

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