FedEx Distribution Facility

Rogers, Minnesota

Concrete placement with Helix Steel went smoothly and enabled an excellent finish. 

   – Kinghorn Construction

 

Project Summary

 

Category:                 Commercial
Contractor:             Kinghorn Construction
Location:                 Rogers, MN
Application:           Slab on Ground, Interior and Exterior
Original Design:  Interior SOG 6” w/#3 Bars @ 18“ OCEW
                                   Exterior SOG 8” w/#4 Bars @ 18“ OCEW”

Helix Dosage:       Interior & Exterior slabs; 9 lb/yd3 

 

 

             

 

 

       

ADDED HELIX STEEL VALUE

Increase in Shear Strength:               163 %

Increase in Modulus of Rupture:    4 %

Increase in Durability:                        23 %

Increase in Bending Moment:         44 %

Increased Speed of Construction:   12 Days

 

FedEx is one of the world’s largest tracking & shipping companies.  They have a number of distribution centers all over the United States.  This 460,000 sq. ft., distribution center facility is located in Rogers, MN.   

 

Helix® Micro-Rebar™ reinforcement was used to replace the initial rebar reinforcement design.  At a dosage rate of 9 lb/yd3 of concrete, both the interior and exterior slabs realized increased strength while helping to reduce Carbon Footprint and the overall Construction timeline.

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