Commercial Wall Systems
Litecrete and Commercial Construction
View more info Architects have chosen precast concrete for over 40 years because it offers exceptional versatility, speed of enclosure and durability. No other material gives architects and building owners such an array of exterior options, from economical and functional shapes to surface textures. Litecrete builds on traditional precast concrete advantages by offering a lightweight alternative in the form of load-bearing exterior and interior walls, firewalls, acoustic walls, vertical façade fins, and exterior cladding panels. The precast panels form an integral wall - solid, continuous and airtight. The pumice aggregate and the induced air entrainment in the cement matrix dramatically reduces the weight of the concrete yet achieves 12 MPa strength. Litecrete is manufactured under strict quality-controlled factory conditions.
Litecrete lightweight precast concrete wall panels were used to construct four 2-storey houses in a residential development at Flatbush, South Auckland. There were four differen.. read more »