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Client Safety is Priority 1

Zinsco electrical equipment is considered obsolete, due to a design flaw in which the circuit breaker’s connection to the bus bar becomes loose, causing arcing and subsequent overheating. Long term exposure to this heat can cause the breaker to fuse to the bus bar, making it impossible to remove.

Post Tension Cable – Up Close (Video)

First, holes are bored specifically spaced apart according to an engineer’s drawings. On one side of the slab’s frame the cable extends through a hole. Notice the grease. The cable runs through a plastic sleeve that, after (post) concrete is poured into the form and has had time to harden, the cable is hydraulically pulled tight (tension), ie: post tension, meaning the concrete is stressed post pour.