Beam & Block offers simple and robust detailing, the main details being illustrated below.
For construction purposes please refer to site specific layout drawings provided by Bison Precast.
1. Edge detail
paralled to span
Section showing edge block laid on a split course block and built into the perimeter wall.
2. Staggered bearing
Section showing beams sharing
a minimum 100mm bearing on internal wall.
3. Load supported
Section showing multiple beams concreted together to support wall over. Number of beams and centres required are dependent on the weight of the wall.
4. Edge detail perpendicular to span
Beam ends laid onto a DPC and spaced out using the block infill, with a minimum of 100mm bearing. Blocks are bedded onto split course blocks and built into the wall.
5. Change of span direction
Section showing the change in direction of beam span and the maximum cantilever allowing for run-out purposes.