Precast Framework Solutions

Whole of Structure
Columns and Beams

Austral Precast offers a range of standard structural framework solutions with precast columns and beams. The Austral Precast Framework solution is an efficient and economical replacement to the cast in situ concrete or a steel structure frame.

Precast concrete columns and beams form the framework on and into which walls, oors, balconies and stairs can be attached to create the overall project envelope and create a whole of structure solution. Supplied in off form nishor using PermaTech nishing solutions for a unique effect, columns and beams act as the buildings structure.

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Double height column “upper part” pre installed
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Double height column “minimum prepping”

Features and Benefits

Austral Precast offers a range of standard structural solutions with precast columns and beams.

The Austral Precast Framework solution is an efficient and economical replacement to the cast in situ concrete or steel structure frame.

DESIGN INNOVATIONS

  • The precast Framework is designed to be installed with the entire range Austral precast range offering a complete precast building solution.
  • Create an ideal framework for supporting precast structural, facade and cladding wall panels and setting for installation of Austral Deck.
  • The standard range offered by Austral precast are comprehensive and simultaneously eases the design process for engineers while offering architects limitless creativity

Economic and fast to install

  • The simplicity of the design combined with using mechanical connection contributes to speed of erection.
  • Minimal propping is achievable using precast columns and beams.
  • Precast Beams and Columns provide a clean, finished look for the structural component of the building. A variety of finishes can be applied if required.
  • Precast structural elements can be manufactured to maximum lengths (column height for up to three levels, beams spaning up to 12m). Construction of multiple levels can commence at the same time, reducing construction time.

Applications

The comprehensive range of Austral Precast framework solutions are designed to aid the
construction of all building functions, single or multi level structures, various spans and to cater
for a variety of applied loads. These include:

  • Multi level residential and commercial complexes
  • Education institutes: schools, universities, and libraries
  • Industrial warehouses
  • Accommodation facilities: hotels, health, aged care, and correctional centres
  • Health care institutions
  • Recreation centres: cinemas, theatres, community centres, and clubs
  • Transport sector: pedestrian crossing, car parks, railways, and airports

Standard Mechanical Connections

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Comprehensive Range

The Austral Precast range of square and rectangular precast columns and beams are designed to accommodate a wide variety of building functions, occupations load capacities and to suit various construction methods.

The use of standardised elements accelerates the manufacturing and construction processes, thus reducing project cost.

Components

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