Piling Snow on Parking Structure Roofs

Author: webfx
August 12, 2021

A question posed to us at Nitterhouse Concrete Products, Inc. (NCP) with increasing frequency regarding the design of parking structures is whether it is advisable to store snow on the roof level until it naturally melts during the spring thaw. Loading from temporary snow storage is unpredictable by its very nature and is cause for […]

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NiCore™ Plank Sound Attenuation

Author: webfx
June 22, 2021

Precast, prestressed hollow-core slabs have been reliable and frequently chosen construction components for over fifty years. Designers, contractors, and owners appreciate their high-performance benefits such as year-round construction, fast-track site erection, low maintenance, and long-term durability, making them a preferred choice for floor and roof construction in hotels, apartments, schools, dormitories, and condominiums. Machine casting […]

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Insulated Precast Wall Panel Thermal & Shrinkage Bowing

Author: webfx
May 11, 2021

Nitterhouse Concrete Products, Inc. (NCP) has been producing insulated precast concrete wall panels for over four decades and historically was as a franchise pioneer in casting Corewall® panels in the United States. Insulated precast concrete wall panels, often called sandwich wall panels, are comprised of an inner wythe and outer wythe of concrete surrounding an […]

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Filling Cells in NiCore™ Planks

Author: webfx

Precast, prestressed hollow-core slabs have been reliable and frequently chosen construction components for over fifty years. Designers, contractors, and owners appreciate its high-performance benefits such as year-round construction, fast-track site erection, low maintenance, and long-term durability, making it a preferred choice for floor and roof construction in hotels, apartments, schools, prisons, and a multitude of […]

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Guide to Precast Concrete

Author: nitterhouseconcreteproducts
March 24, 2021

What is Precast Concrete? To answer this question, we’ve gathered information on everything you need to know about precast concrete — what precast concrete is, how the precast concrete industry began, the benefits of precast concrete construction and the products and structures precast concrete components work best to create. Precast Concrete Industry Many suspect the […]

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