Precision Precast Solutions Private Ltd: Casting a spell
Concrete precast industry is in its infancy. With time and space constraint the construction industry will be looking for a quick fix solution. Concrete precast will be the panacea for the construction industry in the future.
Precision Precast Solutions Private Ltd
(PPS), an upcoming consultancy firm, promoted by a team of professionals, has been in the forefront of concrete precast consultancy. Offering a wide range of solutions for the concrete precast industry, PPS is marching ahead. Read on to know more about the various services offered by PPS.
Precision Precast Solutions
Private Ltd (PPS), a Pune-based company, which commenced operations in June 2004, has a team of more than 50 well trained engineers, architects and detailers, today. PPS is promoted by professionals and offers structural design & detailing services using multiple technologies like RCC, precast concrete, structural steel, PT, etc. From 2008, to serve the clients better, PPS added services like project management & MEP consultancy to its repertoire. The company has positioned itself as an one-stop solution for all precast concrete design needs. For its excellence in its field, the company was awarded ISO 9001:2008.
"We aim to be pioneers in offering cutting-edge technology solutions which will help the industry achieve giant leaps in precast concrete. We see the construction Industry shaping towards a hybrid approach where no single technology is used in isolation. Structures would be a blend of precast concrete, RCC and/or steel. Offering services in all technologies is the USP of PPS", says
Mangesh Hardas, Director, PPS
Precast concrete bouquet
The specialised services offered by PPS in precast consultancy include:
1. Structural engineering design
♦ Gravity & lateral load design
♦ Design of precast pre- stressed elements like double tees, hollow core slabs, solid slabs, girders (IT, L, box, rectangular, etc), spandrels, wall panels-solid and insulated, columns
♦ Dead man designs for wall panels
♦ Block out analysis for wall panels
♦ Design of connections
2. Detailing of piece drawings
♦ Double tees
♦ Girders (IT, L, rectangular, box, etc)
♦ Hollow core slabs
♦ Solid slabs
♦ Spandrels (load bearing & non-load bearing)
♦ Wall panels (solid & insulated)
♦ Column covers
♦ Bridge girders (I-girders, box girders, etc.)
♦ Stair risers
3. Detailing of erection drawings
♦ Cover sheet
♦ Anchor bold drawings
♦ Framing plans
♦ Exterior elevations
♦ Interior sectional elevations
♦ Ramp wall elevations
♦ Shear wall elevations
♦ Elevator wall elevations
♦ Section details
♦ Connection details
♦ Stair & elevator plans, elevations & details
4. Checking of piece drawings and erection drawings
5. 3-D modelling
6. Bill of material
♦ Field loose material
♦ Embed plate quantity & drawings
7. Reinforcement schedules
♦ Reinforcement schedule for straight bars
♦ Reinforcement schedule for standard bent bars
♦ Reinforcement schedule for non-standard bent bars
The type of structures handled by PPS include:
♦ Parking garages
♦ Retail stores & warehouses
♦ School building
♦ Office buildings
♦ Auto dealership jobs
♦ Multi storey hotels
♦ Pedestrian bridge
♦ Correction centre
♦ Mixed use development projects
♦ Multi storey apartment buildings, and Bridges
The company cater to clients across the globe. The company's clients include - precasters from east coast to west coast of the USA and Canada, precast concrete engineering consultants from the US and developers in India.
With an in-house dedicated R & D team, the company offers R & D consultancy projects about technology evaluation and assessment with respect to particular client/job. The company has presented papers at various conferences and seminars.
The company works with all the big pre-casters in the US. "We are also working with well known consultants in precast concrete in the US like Dr Ned Cleland of Blue Ridge Design Inc. We are also collaborating with Dr Joe Colaco of CBM Engineers, USA on several precast design jobs in India", said Hardas.
PPS has offered their services to some of the prestigious projects such as MBA College Building, Pune; hotels in Chennai, apartments at Samalkot and 70 villas at Panchagani (Windsor Park). The company has also offered its services to many overseas clients.
A booming future
With time and space constraint, the construction industry will have to depend on precast structures to speed up construction activities. As Hardas rightly pointed out "use of cement prefab structures in India is in its infancy, but this technology promises to become very popular in the coming years". The company with years of experience in consultancy to the precast concrete industry is well placed to leverage on the opportunity, that the industry will offer in the coming years.
"Cement Prefab products have a very good future in India, considering the huge volume of construction needed, but off set by constraints like labour shortages and delivery pressures. Major infrastructure projects like parking structures, warehouses, residential and commercial projects can be the growth drivers" said Mangesh Hardas, director, PPS.