#ndt Since its initial development, the use of post-tensioned reinforcement has been used to construct concrete structures so that concrete slabs can result in thinner sections and/or longer spans between supports. Modern bridges would not be able to be what they are without post tension tendons being utilized. The prestressed tendons are critical in the load bearing ability of the concrete and the reason the concrete doesn’t crack under its own weight. Post tensioning technique allows you to build almost any
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