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Thanks to our friends at Gainey’s Concrete Products, we’re happy to share this video of Skip Francies’s Lifting Session. Skip reviewed safe working loads and how they are calculated, lifting equipment and transfer of load, placement and use of inserts/hardware as well as the basic dynamics of lifting. We’re happy to answer any questions you [...]

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Once upon a time, the sea lions at the 17th Street Dock in Astoria, Oregon caused a real uproar! In an article published by KOIN 6 news last year, it was reported that the estimated 1,600 sea lions that came to sunbathe at the port continuously break  “water lines, electrical lines [and] dock connections” costing [...]

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We are excited to share Kraft Curing’s commercial on Concrete.Tv! The video reviews Kraft’s custom curing solutions that deal with the typical challenges of precast concrete production, improving product properties while saving cement and speeding up production cycles. You also get a chance to “meet” Michael Kraft, Managing Director of Kraft Curing Systems GmbH in [...]

Precast wall being lifting with A.L. Patterson lifting and handling products.
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“If it is a 4-Ton Lifting Pin Anchor (dog bone) it must lift up 4-tons (8,000 lbs.)” It is a common misconception within the industry that we would like to address in today’s blog. The tonnage in the title of the anchors generally refers to the lifting capability of the anchor itself. However, depending on [...]

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We’re NPCA Compliance Certified! There is a great benefit in getting certified by the National Precast Concrete Association – read on to find out more! To have products NPCA Certified means that the lifting and handling products have been manufactured and tested in accordance with the quality control plan established by the company (A.L. Patterson) [...]

Precast Concrete, Wood-Burning Oven for Pizza
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Just when you thought we had covered all our bases with precast concrete, think again! As I walked into the pizza shop to grab a bite on my lunch break, I noticed the oven from which the delicious smell was coming from. It looked like it was made with some type of precast so I [...]

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We’re excited to show our first customer profile video featuring A.L. Patterson metal high chairs, lift loops, utility anchors, r-anchors, bar wheels, lifting pin anchors, pvc coated wire tie, heavy duty stack chairs and Patterson lift eye lifting pin system being used at Garden State Precast in Wall, NJ. For more information about A.L. Patterson [...]

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With much anticipation, many await the opening of the The Montford Point Marines Memorial. Though the project is not due to be finished until next year, it is intended “to capture the historical impact and resulting positive changes the Montford Point Marines had on our country, North Carolina and the U.S. Marine Corps.”  The memorial [...]

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At the time of its construction, the Bayonne Bridge was the longest bridge in the world. It’s currently the fifth longest steel arch bridge in the world and connects Bayonne, NJ to Staten Island, NY. The Bayonne Bridge was built by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and opened on November 15, [...]

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This video shows a real-world example of the superior abrasion resistance that TUFF-MIX™ offers over regular concrete. In this test we dragged 21 lbs blocks of TUFF-MIX™ and standard 5,000 psi concrete at an average speed of 35 mph for 30 minutes demonstrating the abrasion and impact resistance of TUFF-MIX™. For more information or to [...]