Concrete Products

APR 2018

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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H A M I L T O N F O R M M E E T S F U N C T I O N C A S E S T U D Y S E L F - S T R E S S I N G A R C H I T E C T U R A L T A B L E W e l l s C o n c r e t e P r o d u c t s C o m p a n y 7 Custom forms. Custom equipment. Practical solutions. The Challenge: To meet growing customer demand for the high quality architectural panels and structural components that Wells Concrete is known for. The Solution: Wells called on Hamilton Form to design several unique architectural casting tables to help them achieve their goals. The tables have a self-stressing sub-frame, which allow the casting surface to move independently of the frame. This guards against stress cracks and checking while maintaining a smooth, durable surface pour after pour. Hydraulically operated side rails make set-up and stripping more efficient. The Result: The design and overall functionality of the casting tables are in keeping with Wells' lean manufacturing philosophy and have helped shorten casting cycles, improve productivity and deliver the durable, beautiful, architectural panels customers have come to expect from Wells Concrete. When your precast/prestressed applications call for innovative formwork and equipment solutions, call on Hamilton Form to deliver. 817-590-2111. Hamilton Form Company, Ltd. 7009 Midway Road • Fort Worth, Texas 76118 "The casting tables went together quickly and easily. The hydraulically operated side rails are attached on both sides of the casting tables and drop down to allow edge picking of the panels. This smooth, more efficient process facilitates stripping while greatly reducing daily set-up and casting cycles." Gregg Jacobson, General Manager Wells Concrete Products Company

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