Breathe Easy

By Karen S. Hand, P.E., Needham and Associates Inc. Successful Tilt-Up construction requires special attention to design and specialized care in construction to accommodate thermal expansion and contraction. In other words, the panels need to breathe. However, many Tilt-Up professionals fail to realize the importance of this principle. This lack of understanding can be explained in […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Forms Seismic Design Task Group

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) formed of a seismic design task group in 2005. According to Jim Baty, Technical Director of the TCA, the task group was formed as a proactive measure to involve the experts in the Tilt-Up industry. Responding to concerns regarding the performance of Tilt-Up structures during earthquakes in high seismic regions, […]

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TILT-UP TODAY, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is THE source for Tilt-Up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the Tilt-Up industry. A subscription to TILT-UP TODAY is included in a TCA membership. Subscriptions for potential TCA members are also available. If you would like to receive a complimentary subscription to the publication, please contact the TCA.