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Residential High Rise

The Problems To Be Resolved


  

Insitu concrete high rise building before Structural External Wall Insulation

 Insitu Concrete High Rise Buildings

 

 

 

 

  • Carbonation
  • Chloride ingress
  • Weak Wimpey No-fines concrete infill
  • Structural degradation of primary frame







  Precast Reinforced Concrete (PRC) High Rise BuildingsDeterioration of precast concrete high rise building with signs of previous localised repair patches


 

 

 

 

  • Carbonation
  • Chloride ingress
  • Brick infill wall tie corrosion
  • Corrosion of steel reinforcing rebar
  • Thin precast concrete panels
  • Racking movement of precast units

Featured Project

Wauchope and Greendykes

The City of Edinburgh Council has numerous high rise blocks built in the 1960’s and 70’s, two of these blocks were Wauchope House and Greendykes House. Construction of both blocks was carried out by Cruden Ltd in 1966 and contain 86 flats each over 15 storeys.

News

John McPake – Technical Sales Manager - Scotland

Leading construction specialists Structherm have employed a new Technical Sales Manager for Scotland, who will be travelling across the country to meet new customers.