By using Helix Steel, the contractor realized a time savings of 10 man days.
Contractor: Barnes & Sweeney
Location: Troy, Michigan
Application: Slab on Grade, Slab on Metal Deck
Original Design: 4" SOG with 6x6, W2.1/W2.1 mesh
4" SOMD with 6x6, W2.1/W2.1 mesh
Helix Dosage: SOG and SOMD with 9 lb/yd3
ADDED HELIX STEEL VALUE
Increase in Shear Strength: 194%
Increase in Modulus of Rupture: 9%
Increase in Durability: 22%
Increased Speed of Construction: 10 Days
Mahle/Behr Automotive is a renowned specialist in automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems. This facility was built to encompass an Office Building, accompanied with a Research and
The original design called for both the Slab on Grade and the Slab on Metal Deck to be reinforced with a 6x6, W2.1/W2.1 wire mesh. The Helix Steel design methodology enabled total replacement of the wire mesh in both of the slab applications. This was accomplished by adding 9 lb/yd3 of Helix® Micro Rebar™ reinforcement to the concrete.