CMC Construction Services is a leading supplier of tilt-up construction products and engineering services. We have one of the largest inventories of tilt-up braces and accessories along with ACI certified employees we are here ready to provide the education and resources that will enhance the quality and performance of each and every individual project.
What is Tilt-Up?
Tilt-up construction widespread use is a relatively new trend to the construction of commercial and industrial buildings. Due to the ease of the jobs and its requirements tilt-wall construction is fast becoming the method of choice for constructing modern warehouses, call centers, distribution centers, retail stores, office and storage buildings and other types of industrial and commercial facilities.
The idea behind tilt-up construction is a simple one. The walls are built horizontally on the ground and then lifting the slabs into place with a crane. Each slab is poured into a custom wooden form usually built on location with footing and roofing supports in place.
After soldifying; the slabs are than lifted by a crane into place and secured in place with braces while the footing cures. Once completed the new walls are ready for the exterior to be finished with a varety of paints, textures, and stains.
Advantages and Benefits
The many advantages for using tilt-up construction are its cost saving methods, fast construction times, the safety for the crews, and the countless option of its visual appeal. Some of the many benefits of tilt-up consist of long term durability, the superior performance in fire safety, reduced insurance premiums, and easy maintenance and repair for the building thus reducing operating costs.
Insulated Concrete Panels
Concrete insulated panels have been proved to realize 20-30% cost savings to contractors. This new and fast growing technology combines the strength of concrete with the benefits of foam insulation. Not only is this of benefit to the contractor but also the owner by reducing heating and cooling costs to the business. For any questions regarding this system please call 1-844-66-4560.
Is Lift & Brace Engineering required?
Can i just purchase lift and brace inserts and place them where i think they need to go in a tilt-up panel? The answer is no. Tilt-up is an engineered system with safe working loads established by OSHA and the Tilt-up Concrete Association. CMC Construction Services has an in-house engineering staff that designs the lift and brace systems for panels using a proprietary tilt-up design program. We also have registered professional engineers on staff which meets the requirements on projects that specify the tilt-up design be performed under the supervision of a registered P.E.
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How We Can Help
CMC Construction Services is the exclusive supplier of Shepler’s Performance Products tilt-up accessories, as well as, lifting inserts and panel chairs.
CMC Construction Services also offers a complete line of braces for tilt-up construction, used on projects throughout the United States. The Dayton Superior Wall Braces are all-steel, heavy-duty wall braces designed to align and brace tilt-up wall panels that range from 7’6” to 52’6” adjustment in length.
- Fixed braces
- Adjustable braces
- Heavy duty braces
- SWL provides a minimum Safety Factor 1.5:1
For more information about how we at CMC Construction Services can help you with your tilt-up construction needs click a link below:
9103 E. Almeda Rd.
Houston, TX 77054
2323 Irving Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75207.
777 N. Eldridge Parkway
Houston, Texas 77079
4911 Whirlwind Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78217
TCA Achievement Projects
CMC Construction Services is an active participant in the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. Each year, the TCA honors organizations, people and projects that have successfully illustrated the variety, beauty and flexibility of Tilt-Up construction. CMC Construction Services has been a part of TCA winning projects, supplying the lifting and bracing inserts, bondbreaker, braces and engineering services.