FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) is pleased to announce the publication of its new document translated into Spanish, “Manual de Construcción y Mantenimiento para Losas de Cimentaciones Postensadas / Construction and Maintenance Manual for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations” (DC10.2S-17).
Published in October 2018, this document is translated into Spanish and provides guidance for owners, licensed design professionals, builders, contractors, and field personnel involved in the installation, stressing, and finishing of unbonded single-strand tendons used in the construction of light commercial and residential ground-supported foundation slabs. In addition, the manual provides information for the inspection of this type of construction method and for jobsite troubleshooting.
“Proper maintenance procedures during and after construction are essential to the long-term performance of any slab-on-ground foundation,” offered PTI Technical Committee DC-10: Slab-on-Ground Committee. “This manual is integral to those who want to understand necessary procedures and develop a proper maintenance program to ensure the successful performance of a foundation.”
“Manual de Construcción y Mantenimiento para Losas de Cimentaciones Postensadas / Construction and Maintenance Manual for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations” is 88 pages long and is available in printed and digital license (PDF) formats. Members of PTI will receive the discounted price of $31.50 (non-member price: $45.00), and the document can be purchased by visiting the PTI Store at www.post-tensioning.org.
The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) is recognized as the worldwide authority on post-tensioning. PTI is dedicated to expanding post-tensioning applications through marketing, education, research, teamwork, and code development while advancing the quality, safety, efficiency, profitability, and use of post-tensioning systems. For additional information, visit www.post-tensioning.org.
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