Technical

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world. Precast concrete covers all factory-made concrete products from mass produced blocks, paving and roof tiles, to massive customised bespoke units.

As the trade association representing manufacturers, British Precast conducts technical work in collaboration with and on behalf of our members. Specific technical work on particular product is addressed by Product Associations and overarching issues for all precast production is driven by British Precast.

On the links below, find out more about precast concrete and the work we do.

Loughborough University Research: 3D Concrete Printing

26 Feb 2020

In January 2020, British Precast held discussions with research students and senior staff at Loughborough University’s School of Architecture Building and Civil Engineering and toured their industrial scale research laboratory. Recent research focusing on off-site fabrication of concrete components using 3D Concrete Printing (3DCP) and samples of products and test manufacturing were on show and the University is advancing a number of projects, including work under the 'Transforming Construction’ arm of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Event Reminder: NHBC Building For Tomorrow Roadshows 2020 Start Next Week!

18 Feb 2020

Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.

Event Reminder: NHBC Building For Tomorrow Roadshows 2020 Start Next Week!

18 Feb 2020

Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.

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