Applications of Precast Concrete Panels

Author: Laura Martin
October 20, 2022

Precast concrete architectural panels come in various sizes, shapes, colors and thicknesses and often have a decorative role along with the normal structural functions. Architectural panels provide designers with enhanced flexibility and creativity by offering more sizes and shape profiles along with many color and texture combinations. On top of their versatility and design flexibility, architectural panels still […]

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Applications of Precast Concrete Slabs

Author: Laura Martin

A primary benefit of precast concrete is that it saves significant time on a project because it arrives on-site already cast, cured and ready to install. Production of precast concrete involves pouring the concrete into a pre-made mold with pre-stress strands or rebar or both as the primary reinforcement and then allowing it to cure. Once it cures or hardens to a specified […]

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Waterfront Apartments Constructed with Ease Using Precast Concrete

Author: Laura Martin
August 15, 2022

Nitterhouse Concrete was recently highlighted in Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s August magazine. Read PCI’s project spotlight of our recent apartment build in Jersey City, NJ. The Beach, a new, three-tower complex of residential apartments, is ideally situated in the Newport residential community on the Gold Coast in Jersey City, N.J. The Newport community is designed from […]

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Applications of Hollow Core Plank

Author: Laura Martin
March 31, 2022

The NiCore™ hollow core concrete plank by Nitterhouse Concrete Products (Nitterhouse) are precast plank made from high-strength concrete with voids in the middle. These precision-manufactured plank are a very popular floor and roof system specified by contractors, builders, architects and engineers for building projects. Explore how hollow core plank are used and their various applications. Why Use Hollow […]

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Why & How is Precast Concrete Prestressed?

Author: Laura Martin
March 8, 2022

What is the purpose of prestressing concrete if it is already subject to significant stress when supporting a load? Imagine building a concrete beam but not including any reinforcing bars or stirrups. It would have a very limited capacity for supporting any load. Before too long as the loading is increased the plain concrete beam […]

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