Helix Steel fully replaced 2 layers of #5 rebar at 14" with a 25 lb/yd3 dosage rate.
Contractor: Ryan Companies
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Application: Industrial Slab on Grade,
Original Design: 2 layers of #5 rebar @ 14”
Helix Dosage: 25 lb/yd3
ADDED HELIX STEEL VALUE
Increase in Shear Strength: 264 %
Increase in Modulus of Rupture: 16 %
Increase in Durability: 51 %
Increased Speed of Construction: 6 Days
Reduction in Carbon Footprint: 30 Tons
Alstom Energy Manufacturing plant that assembles wind turbine nacelles for Alstom Wind, North America in Amarillo, Texas. The 115,000 sq. ft. building was constructed on a 19 acre site and serves as the company’s manufacturing, energy development and sales divisions. Alstom Wind is a subsidiary of ALSTOM Power, Inc., an international power and transportation company.
The Contractor, Ryan Companies, chose Helix Steel to provide structural reinforcement for the Industrial Slab on Grade and Foundation Applications. This increased the overall strength and durability of the concrete, while reducing both construction time and carbon footprint.