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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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“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 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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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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It is always extremely important to follow directions and rules when moving precast concrete applications, for safety reasons as well as the want and need for a perfect end result (no spalling)! We have offer the following tips so that you can experience a “smooth ride” when using an ALP Lifting Pin Lifting Eye in [...]

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ALP Ring Clutch Inspection & Maintenance Requirements Sticking with the safety theme of our previous two articles, this one fits right in! Used to assist in the lifting of precast panels and more, the ALP QUIKLIFT™Ring Clutch should always be inspected before use (just like any other precast accessory)! Here are some things to look [...]

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Over 40 years ago, our Founder, the late A.L. “Patt” Patterson had a goal: he wanted Patterson to be the “single source supplier” of concrete accessories for the manufactures of precast concrete products. Today, our goal has remained the same – we make precast/prestress projects easier by supplying everything you need from one place. But [...]

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Retaining walls can be found almost anywhere. At Patterson, we have plenty of tools and products to help with your precast concrete retaining wall needs. Retaining walls are used on commercial and residential properties. From highways to backyards, they help to retain soil between raises in terrain, hence their name. The walls are always made [...]