(10) US 2014/0298749 A1
(22) Mar. 23, 2012
(43) Oct. 9, 2014
(73) Entek Pty Ltd, New South Wales (AU)
(57) A beam for reinforcing a concrete slab, the beam including a channel for receiving concrete mix therein, and the beam adapted to receive at least one anchoring element such that the at least one anchoring element protrudes into the channel, wherein the at least one anchoring element is for engaging the concrete mix, such that once the concrete mix hardens, the at least one element contributes to engagement between the beam and concrete slab.