Factory Cast Prestressed Concrete THE FIRE FIGHTER by ufv96247

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									Issue 2, Winter 2001/2002
                                         Factory Cast Prestressed Concrete
                                         THE FIRE FIGHTER
                                         F   ire, a gift, can also be a curse.
                                              Despite the benefits to life, it can also
                                         bring sorrow to mankind. Today, by
                                                                                          section 9.3 FIRE RESISTANCE for a
                                                                                          thorough discussion of the subject.
                                                                                          The chapter covers fire resistance and
                                         using proven precast technology, we have         considerations for: standard fire tests
PCI-Central Region                       systems available to us that produce fire        (E-119), fire ratings, fire endurance of
Edward P. Tumulty, P.E., Director        restrictive structures in which to live,         precast assemblies, flexural elements,
7870 Olentangy River Road                work and play. Precast/ Prestressed              walls and columns, floors, ribbed
Columbus, Ohio 43235-1319                structures provide a high degree of safety       panels, sandwich/insulated panels,
                                         to the owner and occupants.                      joint treatments, structural integrity,
Phone: 614-436-3322                                                                       simply supported and continuous
Fax: 614-436-4260                        Concrete is inherently fire resistant. It is
                                                                                          members, restrained and unrestrained
Email: tumulty@netwalk.com               made of minerals that will not burn and
                                                                                          members, beams, hollow core, double
                                         have great heat absorption characteristics.
                                                                                          tees, column covers, and code
                                         The body of the material will always be
INSIDE....                               there throughout the economic life of the
                                                                                          considerations. You may also
                                                                                          reference the PCI Architectural
                                         building. In older construction practices,
OSU - Ohio Stadium ........... 2                                                          precast Design Manual (MNL-122-89)
                                         concrete was frequently cast around
                                                                                          Second Edition, section 5.5 FIRE
Franklin Park Corporate                  structural steel to enhance the fire
                                                                                          RESISTANCE for additional
Office Building .................... 3   resistance of temperature sensitive steel.
                                                                                          information.
                                         Even today, pan and steel joist systems
PCI National Awards ......... 3          require special fire protection techniques       Visit PCI’s national website
                                         including spray on insulation, drop              WWW.PCI.ORG to locate many
PCI Speaker’s Bureau ......... 4
                                         ceilings and sprinkler protection. Why?          documented testimonials and stories
Color Form and Texture ..... I           Life safety requirements and building            as to the benefit of using precast and
                                         codes recognize that unprotected steel           prestressed concrete as the FIRE
Recognize This                           will fail from fire temperature rise. Open       FIGHTER.
New Structure?                           plenums and air movement enhance the
See Page 2                               spread of fire.
                                         Casualty insurance companies and                   ENTER A NEW WORLD
                                         owners are very concerned with the
                                         damage and contents to a building during           Join the PCI Central Region
                                         a fire. Fire containment design must be            PCI welcomes all professionals...
                                         considered as well as fire resistance.             from the student intern... to the
                                         Insurance rates are often substantially            seasoned veteran to join one of
                                         lower for buildings with higher fire               the leading edge technologies of
                                         resistance ratings and planned                     the North American construction
                                         containment design. The design of                  Industry.
                                         precast/ prestressed structural and
                                         architectural buildings utilizing the              Membership is available for:
                                         containment concept provides this                   National PCI Certified Plants
                                         expanded level of protection and owner              Non-Certified PCI Plants
                                         insurance benefit.                                  Vendor/Associate Members
                                         Refer to the PCI Structural Design
                                                                                            For more information contact our
                                         Manual (MNL-120-99) Fifth Edition,
                                                                                            local office at 614-436-3322.
Precast Concrete Design
....Is Only Limited By Imagination
                                             PCI Central Region Presents AIA/CES Seminars
                                             Structural Precast Building Frames and Precast Prison Construction
P   recast concrete provides a number
    of functional and aesthetic needs
for exterior and interior wall systems.
                                             Columbus Convention Center, Thursday, January 31, 2002
                                             Cost to attend: Free Each Session is 1 .0 - AIA/CES Learning Unit
With the ultimate in design flexibility,
precast offers the possibilities of wide
spaces, high ceilings, wide aisles,          T   hese two seminars will provide the “how to” design concepts that will
                                                 enable the Architect and Engineer to benefit from refreshed ideas and
                                             material alternatives. Both structural and architectural design concepts
special staging areas - form liners,
finish types and integration with other      with customized precast elements deliver efficient job site erection
building materials such as brick, steel,     economy, long-term value and owner satisfaction. On some projects,
and glass.                                   Precast/prestressed concrete methods can cut construction time in half
                                             thus opening up sooner and enhancing revenue.
Precast Concrete also offers many
benefits over other methods of               8:30 a.m.    Hospitality and Continenetal Breakfast
construction:                                9:15 a.m.    The Precast Building Frame. A description of the efficient
• Design Flexibility - create any                         systems, computer assisted design, and recent case studies
  shape, size, texture, contour.                          are presented.
  Precast products allow for                 10:30 a.m.   Precast Prison Construction, Modular Cells and Frame Construction.
  unconventional lengths and                              Precast prison modules assure up front quality and reduction
  widths.                                                 in owner start up headaches. Architectural features and
• Fast/All-Season Construction -                          finishes are delivered with the system.
  precast components can be
  fabricated while the site is being
  excavated and then assembled in          The “New” Ohio State University Stadium
  almost any kind of weather.              Renovation and Expansion
• Economical - less expensive on very
  large and very tall structures.          M     ake the new look like the old.
                                                  This was the challenge to one of
                                           the most recognizable structures in
                                                                                         All of the archi-
                                                                                         tectural precast
                                                                                         concrete panels                  &
• Durable and Low Maintenance -
  eliminates the need to paint or          Ohio, the Ohio State University               totally enclose the
  rust-proof.                              Stadium originallky built in 1922.            new perimeter
                                                                                         bay and upper
• Energy Efficient - precast panels        The challenge was met by using just           “C” deck seating. These panels are
                                           the right mixture of concrete ingredi-        curved and follow the original shape
  offer interior insulation.
                                           ents, including aggregates, sands,            of the stadium.
• Safer - safer, more comfortable          cement and form structures.
  environment, high fire ratings,                                                        This project was an engineering
                                           The concrete mix utilized a combina-
  ability to sustain shock, and                                                          challenge that was met with ingenuity
                                           tion of white and gray cements; a very
  withstands impact and abuse.                                                           and innovation.
                                           light colored Ohio limestone aggregate
• Sound Absorbing – precast concrete       and special Ohio limestone
  dilutes sound naturally.                 sand. All of the exterior precast
                                           concrete surfaces were given a
• Exterior Beauty - softer, brighter,      light sandblast finish to make
  more traditional looks and colors.       the panels appear “weathered.”
• Compatible – precast functions with      This look immitated the
  any building material you choose.        original cast in place concrete
  Combines with steel, glass, brick,       that had been exposed for years
  wood, or stone.                          to natural etching by acid rain.

• Future Expansion - the ability to        In addition to the sand blast
  replicate an existing panel allows       finish on the majority of the
  for future expansion of the              precast concrete panel surfaces,
  structure.                               the precast panels surrounding
                                           the entry portals are a bush
There are infinite possibilities when      hammered” finish to match the                      Ohio State University, Ohio Stadium
working with precast/prestressed           same finish on the “old” part of                               Columbus, Ohio
concrete products. The possibilities of                                                     Rinker Materials and Concrete Technology
                                           the stadium.                                           Architects: Osborn Engineering
which are only limited by the                                                       Contractors: Turner Construction and Kokosing Construction
imagination.
Project Profile                                                                            I'm Glad
Franklin Park Corporate Office Building                                                          I Used
T   he Precast is in place and the final
    touches on the exterior shell of the
Franklin Park Corporate Center II
                                           column. Seth
                                           Wilson of Sidley’s
                                           Engineering
                                                                                                 PRECAST
                                                                                            because...
Office Building are near completion.       Department produced erection
Sidley Precast worked closely with         drawings and detailed shop drawings.            “The need for an exterior building
Sandy Hughes, Project Manager for                                                          cladding system (for the project at
                                           Sidley Precast also performed erection
Landau Building Company, located in
                                           of the precast components under the             left) which offered durability, low
Wexford, PA and Indovina Associates
of Pittsburgh, the Architect on the
                                           direction of Alex Rychlik, Sidley’s             maintenance, a distinctive
                                           Superintendent.                                 appearance, and speed and
project. The Office Building is located
in Wexford, PA, approximately one                                                          economy in construction led us to
(1) mile south of PA 910 on Brandt                                                         specify precast panels for this
School Road and is owned by the                                                            project. We at Indovina
Local Partnership Brandt School                                                            Associates Architects are very
Associates.                                                                                pleased with the quality of
The color of the precast needed to                                                         product and service provided by
blend in with surrounding offices and                                                      Sidley Precast. Sidley worked
other materials used on the exterior                                                       with us to achieve a custom color
shell of the building. The desired                                                         and finish texture for the project
Architectural finish was achieved by                                                       so that this new building would
using white cement, a blend of silica                                                      match the surrounding buildings
and mason sand and a buff colored                                                          which were completed several
limestone aggregate with a medium                                                          years earlier. Erection went
Architectural sandblast finish.              Franklin Park Corporate Office Building       smoothly and was done in a
                                                              Wexford, PA
The project consisted of architectural                       Sidley Precast                minimal amount of time which
precast spandrels and soffit spandrels         Architect of Record: Indovina Associates    really helped us meet our
which spanned from column to                 General Contractor: Landau Building Company   construction schedule. ”
                                                                                                              Brian Roth, AIA
                                           First Place National and First place Zone:                          Project Architect
The Big Beam Contest                       University of Cincinnati, Team # 1                     Indovina Associates Architects
Regional Universities Win National         with Concrete Technology, Inc.
PCI Student Competition
                                           Second Place Zone:                                    Upcoming Events
T    he big beam contest is promoted
     as an interactive learning
competition. A student team selects a
                                           University of Concinnati, Team #2
                                           with Prestressed Services, Inc.
                                                                                           January 9-12, 2002
regional Precast/Prestressed               Third Place Zone:                                 World of Concrete, New Orleans, LA
certified producer member of               Ohio University, Team #1 with
National PCI to complete the team.         Flexicore Systems, Inc.                         January 31, 2002
The students design a prestressed
beam within the limits of the              Fourth Place Zone:                                BX Construction Expo, Columbus, OH
                                           University of Illinois with Illinois              PCI Sponsored Seminars
competition (15 foot long x variable
                                           Concrete Company                                  AIA/CES Learning Units
cross section), and work with the
fabricator to produce the test             Honorable Mention:                                1. The Precast Building Frame
specimen. The student’s prediction         University of Dayton, 2 teams with                2. Precast Prison Construction
data is compared to the actual beam        Flexicore Systems, Inc. and 2 teams
test data and points are awarded in        with Concrete Technology, Inc.                  March 1, 2002
various categories for predicting the
elastic and load performance of the
                                                                                             University Big Beam Contest
test beam. This interaction allows                                                           Applications Due Results Due June 1
students to achieve a better                   The new National PCI
understanding of the capacities and               Architectural                            May 1, 2002
use of precast/prestressed building                                                          PCI Zone 4 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN
members. $15,000 in cash was                   Student Competition
distributed nationally to the               Look for the announcement and                  October 6-9, 2002
participants. The program is                 mailing in the coming months.                   PCI Convention
underwritten by SIKA Corporation.                                                            Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN
                                                                                                         Columbus, Ohio 43235-1319
                                                                                                         7870 Olentangy River Road
                                                                                                         Edward P. Tumulty, P.E., Director
                                                                                                                    PCI-Central Region
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PCI Speakers Bureau

T    he Producer Members of the
     PCI - Central Region are available
for in-office programs, association
                                           To arrange for an AIA/CES presentation,
                                           call Ed Tumulty, Director of the PCI-Central
                                           Region at 614-436-3322. Or, contact a
                                                                                            Ohio Valley Precast. .............. 513-587-0253
                                                                                                Hollowcore Floors and Walls
                                                                                            Prestress Services Inc. ........ 859-299-0461
meetings, classroom presentations, and     producer member to arrange a                         Parking Structures... The PC/PS
production plant tours.                    presentation.                                        Concrete Option
Many of our presentations are              Concrete Technology ............ 800-788-2370         Virtual Plant Tour
registered for AIA/CES Learning               Architectural Precast Concrete
Units. Non-registered presentations                                                         Rinker Materials .....................765-474-1411
                                               The “new” COSI (Center of Science and            Architectural Precast Concrete
will be provided with documentation
                                               Industry), Columbus, Ohio
to assist in self reporting program                                                              Parking Structures... The PC/PS
completion for LU credit.                      Architectural Precast Concrete Short              Concrete Option
                                               Stories
AIA/CES is a continuing education                                                                Precast Modular Cells
system developed by AIA that                   Architectural Precast Concrete: A
                                               Comprehensive Overview                       Sidley Precast ........................ 440-298-3232
emphasizes learning and records
                                                                                                Parking Structures... The PC/PS
professional learning as a requirement     Flexicore Systems, Inc. ......... 800-225-3539       Concrete Option
for architect membership. It enables            Hollowcore Floors and Walls
architects to keep current, master new                                                           Architectural Precast Concrete
knowledge and skills, plan for the             Dyna-Frame II Structural System
                                                                                            Strescore Inc. ......................... 219-233-1117
future, and responsibly meet the role          Hollowcore System Design Issues                  Hollowcore Floors and Walls
society entrusts to a professional. In
                                           Marietta Structures Corp. .... 740-373-2400
doing so, it has the potential to be one
                                               Parking Structures... The PC/PS
of the primary forces in the
                                               Concrete Option
improvement and revitalization of the
architectural profession.                      Architectural Precast Concrete
                           Edward P. Tumulty




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Marvin F. Hartsfield, President
Dennis L. Nemenz, VP-Sales
95 Mound Park Drive, Springboro, OH 45066-1498
(937) 748-2412
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Fax: (937) 748-9748
Email: dnemenz@ctiprecast.com

Flexicore Systems, Inc., Lisa Eisele
7941 New Carlisle Pike, Huber Heights, Ohio 45424
(937) 879-5775 ext. 251
Fax: (937) 879-0826
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Web: www.flexicore.com
Email: lisa@flexicore.net

Marietta Structures Corporation, Dennis A. Blauser
P.O. Box 653, Marietta, Ohio 45750
(740) 373-2400
Fax: (740) 373-5678
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Web: www.mariettastructures.com
Email: info@mariettastructures.com

Ohio Valley Precast, Scott Hadder
4408 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Ohio 45377
(513) 829-1005
Fax: (513) 829-1007                                                                                                                                X X                                      X X                                                  X
Web: www.ohiovalleyprecast.com
Email: shadder@ohiovalleyprecast.com

Precast Specialties, Inc., Bill Kriesel
111 Utility Drive, P.O. Box 452, Monroeville, IN 46773
(219) 623-6131
Fax: (219) 623-3019                                      X                                    X X
Web: www.precastspec.com
Email: sales@precastspec.com

Prestress Services, Inc., Tom Hailey
PO Box 55436, Lexington, KY 40555-5436
(859) 299-0461 Ext. 310
Fax: (859) 299-0147                                      X                                                             X X X X X                                                                                            X X X X X X X                                                                                                                     X
Web: www.prestressservices.com
Email: trhailey@prestressservices.com

Rinker Materials, Inc., Gary Oakes
2149 Wabash Avenue., Lafayette, IN 47902
(765) 474-1411
Fax: (765) 477-6050                                      X                                                             X X X X X                                                                                            X X X X X X X
Web: www.rinker.com
Email: MSorenson@rinker.com

Sidley Precast Group, Martin Gruhalla
6900 Madison Road, Thompson, Ohio 44086
(800) 536-3232
Fax: (440) 951-1921
Web: www.rwsidley.com
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Strescore, John Reihl
24445 State Route 23, South Bend, Indiana 46614
(219) 233-1117
Fax: 219-288-0050
Web: www.strescore.com
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Email: sales@strescore.com
Producer Members                                                 Associate Members - 2001
Concrete Technology, Inc.                                        Ambassador Steel ..................................................... 765.453.2100
95 Mound Park Drive, Springboro, OH 45066-1498                   American Spring Wire Corp. ...................................... 216.292.4620
(937) 748-2412 • Fax: (937) 748-9748                             Axim Concrete Technologies ..................................... 800.899.8795
                                                                 Budai Engineering, Inc. ............................................. 216.531.5922
(Sales) 8302 Breckenridge Way, Columbus, OH 43235                Capital City Crane Rental .......................................... 614.278.2120
(614) 847-7720 • Fax: (614) 847-7721                             Capital Field Service, LLC ......................................... 614.278.2120
                                                                 Cemex – Kosmos Cement ........................................ 513.878.8651
(Sales) 9465 Counselors Row, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46240   Consulting Engineers Group, Inc. .............................. 847.255.5200
(317) 805-2342 • Fax: (317) 805-4737                             Dayton / Richmond Conc. Accessories ..................... 937.866.0711
(Sales) 4401 North Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640          Essroc Materials, Inc. (Cement) ................................ 812.246.5472
(773) 784-4636 • Fax: (773) 784-4663                             Federal White Cement .............................................. 440.238.5328
                                                                 Fister Quarries Group................................................ 630.424.6200
100 Technology Lane, Paxton, IL 60957                            W.R. Grace and Company ........................................ 708.924.4711
(217) 379-9792 • Fax: (217) 379-9795                             Hamilton Form Company, Inc. ................................... 817.590.2111
                                                                 Helser Industries ....................................................... 503.692.6909
Flexicore Systems, Inc.                                          Holnam, Inc. (Cement) .............................................. 734.821.7067
7941 New Carlisle Pike, Huber Heights, OH 45424                  Hydraulic Press Brick Co. .......................................... 317.831.0710
(937) 879-5775 ext. 251 • Fax: (937) 879-0826                    Insteel Wire Products ................................................ 800.334.9504
                                                                 Iowa Steel & Wire Co. ............................................... 641.437.5412
Marietta Structures Corporation                                  Ivy Steel & Wire ......................................................... 419.698.8037
P.O. Box 653, Marietta, OH 45750                                 Janssen and Spaans Engr., Inc. ................................ 317.254.9686
(740) 373-2400 • Fax: (740) 373-5678                             J V I, Inc. ................................................................... 800.742.8127
Ohio Valley Precast                                              Korda / Nemeth Engineering, Inc. ............................. 614.487.1650
4408 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, OH 45014                          Lafarge Corp.-Cement Group .................................... 419.879.7656
(513) 829-1005 • Fax: (513) 829-1007                             Leap Associates International.................................... 813.988.6870
                                                                 Leap Software, Inc. ................................................... 800.451.5327
Precast Specialties, Inc.                                        Lehigh Portland Cement Co. ..................................... 317.468.4660
111 Utility Drive, P.O. Box 452, Monroeville, IN 46773           Lone Star Industries (Cement) .................................. 317.706.3300
(219) 623-6131 • Fax: (219) 623-3019                             Master Builders, Inc................................................... 216.831.5500
                                                                 McNutt Engineering, Inc. ........................................... 937.434.6101
Prestress Services, Inc.                                         Mixer Systems, Inc. ................................................... 262.691.3100
PO Box 55436, Lexington, KY 40555-5436                           Municipal & Contractor Sealing Products, Inc. .......... 513.482.3300
(859) 299-0461 Ext. 310 • Fax: (859) 299-0147                    Palmer Engineering ................................................... 859.744.1218
                                                                 Precast Services, Inc. ................................................ 330.425.2880
P.O. Box 211, State Route 8, Melbourne, KY 41059                 Prestress Supply, Inc. ................................................ 863.683.4492
(859) 441-0068 • (859) 441-7986                                  Sika corporation ........................................................ 714.375.5065
7855 N.W. Winchester Rd, P.O. Box 111, Decatur, IN 46733         Spillman Company .................................................... 614.444.2184
                                                                 St. Marys Cement Inc. (U.S.) .................................... 216.579.1911
(219) 724-7117 • Fax: (219) 724-3349
                                                                 Splice Sleeve North America, Inc. ............................. 941.948.1771
Rinker Materials, Inc.                                           Strand-Tech Martin, Inc. ............................................ 877.783.3305
2149 Wabash Avenue., Lafayette, IN 47902                         Sumiden Wire Products Corp. / Sumitomo Corp. ...... 615.662.4811
(765) 474-1411 • Fax: (765) 477-6050                             Triden Construction Supply, Inc. ................................ 317.543.4485
                                                                 Voss Engineering, Inc ................................................ 847.673.8900
1030 S. Kitley Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 353-2118 • Fax: (317) 357-6012                             Please tell us...
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92 E. Hillis Street, Youngwood, PA 15697                         Pass It On...
(800) 745-6546 • Fax: (412) 755-0207                             ❏      _____________________________________
Carr Concrete Corporation (Subsidiary of Sidley Precast)
P.O. Box 265, Waverly, WV 26184-0265                             ❏      _____________________________________
(800) 837-8918 • Fax: (304) 464-4013
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24445 State Route 23, South Bend, IN 46614                       ❏      _____________________________________
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