FedEx Distribution Facility
Concrete placement with Helix Steel went smoothly and enabled an excellent finish.
– Kinghorn Construction
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.