Accession Number:

AD0255373

Title:

CONSTRUCTION OF A COMPLICATED FOUNDATION UNDER A HEAVY PRESS (VOZVEDENIYE SLOZHNOGO FUNDAMENTA POD TYAZHELYY PRESS),

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Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1960-10-18

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The construction of a reinforced concrete foundation for a 25,000-ton press is described. Some 8198 cu m of concrete and 985 tons of steel were used in the foundation which is 17.7-m high and rests on a base 4 x 25 x 40 m. About 80,000 cu m of earth were removed from close proximity to existing building foundations. The entire operation was highly mechanized and carried out n a round-the-clock basis. The work schedule required 400 cu m of concrete to be poured during 24 hr while 600 cu m24 hr was attained.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE