Petra slab hanger

Trimmer beam for hollow-core slabs

Peikko Group is one of the European leaders in providing structural connections for precast concrete elements. It has over 40 years of tradition in manufacturing and innovative R&D. Among others, Peikko Group focuses on the development of supporting systems for precast hollow-core slabs, including steel beams for slim-floor systems [1] and smaller hangers used to support slabs around floor openings. Some of these systems, which were originally developed for the Scandinavian market, are now being offered to customers across Europe.

Some of these systems, which were originally developed for the Scandinavian market, are now being offered to customers across Europe. The slab hangers for hollow-core slabs have been produced in Finland for about 15 years under the name POK. During this time, some 20,000 POK hangers have been used in hundreds of projects (Fig. 1) mainly in Scandinavian countries where they became almost a standard and replaced other types of solutions. The product became popular with designers as well as assemblers mainly because the manufacturer (Peikko Group) was able to guarantee the quality of the product...

Related articles:

Issue 2010-03 Fire test Deltabeam/Hollow-core slab

Fire resistance of hollow-core slabs supported on non-fire protected Deltabeams

Test panel The test panels for the fire test consisted of a main Deltabeam with a span width of 3,915 mm.The span width of the slabs was 2,350 mm between the main beam and the two edge beams as shown...

more
Issue 2021-01 PEIKKO

Bolted connections for a huge warehouse in Spain

Booming online business requires investments in the logistics infrastructure. Amazon meets the growing demand with a 100,000 m2 warehouse. A soon-to-be logistics hub to serve in the Madrid area, the...

more
Issue 2015-10 Betonimestarit/Peikko

3,000 m² of hollow core floor slabs per week from Nastola

Plant manager, Juha Pulkkanen, states the production figures rather matter-of-factly, although they definitely sound quite impressing: 3,000 m² of just hollow core floor slabs are manufactured on...

more
Issue 2019-11 VOLLERT ANLAGENBAU

New manufacturing method for prestressed hollow-core slabs

Hollow-core slabs weigh up to 40% less than solid floor slabs, thus requiring less concrete in manufacturing. Therefore, they are widely used all over the world; however, the width of the slab is...

more
Issue 2016-04 Spiroll

Next Generation of Hollow Core Slab Extruder presented

Since 1962, Spiroll has been at the forefront of hollowcore slab production technology. The new Vortex extruder is the culmination of over 50 years of manufacturing experience, and ushers in a new...

more