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A business is as strong as its employees Ever wonder… “Who is on the other side of the phone when calling ALP Supply?” There is an extraordinary team and we want you to know us. Get to know our employees who: • answer your call • conduct quality testing of the products ordered by your [...]

Big Precast Concrete Water Bottle
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The next time you’re in Las Vegas, NV and you start to feel parched – fear not – The Water Bottle is there to save the day! Created from a two-piece precast form, The Water Bottle stands tall at 15’ 1” and offers visitors a chance to fill up their water jugs for a small [...]

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) [...]

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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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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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When we came across this video of Superior Walls being installed, we knew we had to share! Superior Walls of America supplies precast concrete foundations that help builders accurately and quickly install wall panels to efficiently complete new home construction. They are an excellent example of precast concrete coming to the rescue by saving time [...]

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The QUIKLIFT™ 2-Hole Anchor is an economical option for achieving high-tension loads in thin panels or low compressive strength concrete. The 2-Hole Anchor has a secondary hole and requires a tension bar provided by the precaster to achieve its loads in concrete. These anchors are commonly used in the top edge of a wall panel [...]

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Sling Angle Load Factors For Face Lifting: Oblique sling angles that are less than 90° will increase loads to the anchor. This factor MUST be considered when determining the proper anchor capacity, length and type. The load increases by a factor of two at a 30° sling angle. Angles that are less than 30° are [...]

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Did you know that when using coil inserts for lifting and handling, only 4-strut inserts should be in used in 3/4″ or larger diameters? The above image shows 2 strut inserts for illustration purposes only. You should also know that when bolts are too short, they will only engage part of the coil threads, often [...]