Post Tension concrete construction. Stressing a post-tension tendon, a video safety first, I’ve seen these cables snap!

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Post Tension Concrete Construction

For you contractors and engineers’ tech jargon: Stressing an unbonded post-tensioning tendon with a hydraulic jack (8-inch stroke). This tendon was roughly 130 feet long so it required two strokes. The elongation for a 100-foot-long tendon is roughly 8 inches.

 

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