Precast Concrete Columns and Beams

Croom Concrete designs, manufactures and erects a variety of standard Precast Concrete Columns and Beams, that combined with cattle slats, suspended passage ways and precast cubicle beds offers farmers and contractors a total precast solution.

Precast Concrete Columns are placed on a prepared floor of the concrete tank. The concrete columns support the beam, which in turn transfers the load of the slats to the walls and floor.  The height of the column can vary from project and the location inside tank.

The concrete columns by Croom Concrete are rounded to ease the flow of slurry making agitating and emptying faster. Tanks can be emptied from one point making the job faster and safer.

See below for some of the benefits of concrete columns by Croom Concrete.

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Benefits of Precast Concrete Columns and Beams

  • 10-15% more capacity with removed walls
  • Cost savings due to speed of construction. Reduced on-site time verses casting concrete on site.
    • 75% less time than shuttering
    • 75% to 90% less need for scaffolding
    • 90% less concrete required
  • Greater control in project planning and cost due to the majority of work taking place off site.
  • Increased accuracy and quality of finish due to Factory production and decreased weather dependency.
  • Site labour reduced. Compared with cast in situ structures, site labour is reduced by between 50% and 80% using precast
  • Higher strength achieved from factory produced columns and beams. Resulting in larger clear spans
  • Less Wastage – Precast Concrete Columns and beams are a more efficient use of steel and concrete.

Precast Columns and Beams

Pre-Cast Concrete Columns in Agricultural Buildings

Croom Concrete’s pre-cast columns and beams are proving their worth in the construction and agricultural sector, offering a saving in space and time, as well as in expenditure.  Doing away with shuttering and internal walls in large slurry storage facilities…

Remedial Works to West Wharf in Dunmore East

Croom Concrete were delighted to be part of this project where we were selected to supply all the precast carrier beams and wide slab units on Remedial Works to West Wharf in picturesque Dunmore East.

Precast Beams for Covanta Power Plant, Dublin

Croom Concrete were contracted by BAM Construction for the supply of 3 no. Precast Support Beams. The beams, which measure from 6.5 to 9 meters in length and weigh in excess of 21 metric tonnes, will support inlet water pipes…

New Slurry Store

Job Complete in Sept 2015 Precast Products Supplied for new Slurry Store:

Croom Solves Slurry Problem with a Double-Depth Concrete Tank

Long wet winters had been causing problems for Stephen James, the new Welsh NFU president, at his 500 acre dairy farm in Pembrokeshire. He needed extra storage capacity in his slurry tank, and was also keen to improve comfort for…

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