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Concrete Cutting One
1257 Worcester Rd, Unit 114
Framingham, MA 01701


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Cutting a Concrete Basement Floor to Add Water Lines and a Waste Pipe Framingham, MA Concrete cutting and core drilling considers that the ratio of the amount of steel in place within the concrete to be cut with the overall amount of concrete. The cost of concrete cutting per square foot is determined by simply adding the amount of linear feet that will be cut and removed. The finished flooring that consists of 1 inch maple boards nailed to 2" X 3" pine sleepers. We have cut windows and doors in Acton and Bellingham, Massachusetts. The sleeper boards are to be placed on the concrete slab and cinder concrete in proportions 1:3:6 that will be filled in between them. The following weights will be taken in pounds per square foot of floor area: wooden floor weighs 5 pounds per square foot, sleepers or wooden nailing strips weight 2 pounds per square foot and the concrete filling weighs 15 pounds per square foot. Plaster weighs approximately 5 pounds per square foot and the wooden ribs at 4 inches wide will be assumed making a 16 inch width of flange for the small T-beams. The concrete topping will be made 2 inches and a 9 inch tile will be assumed. This determines that the total load per linear foot of beam will be 274 pounds and the beams are made up of concrete and wooden ingredients. This equation will be needed when determining which diamond concrete cutting saw blade to use.

Plan on Cutting a Concrete Basement Floor to Add Water Lines and a Waste Pipe.

Now that you have determined the total cost of the small T-beams per unit length, the following expression has been deduced from the preceding equation by the aid of the Calculus and will give the value of d for minimum cost when the value of b is fixed. The term C, in this formula means the cost of concrete per cubic foot. A value of cents will be given to c. Then the effective depth d must be taken into consideration so as to provide for a commercial depth of tile. A 7 inch effective depth will be tried with a 1inch fireproof covering below the center of steel. This assumption would permit for a 7 inch tile to be installed on the cured concrete floor. Proceeding with the design, however, we find that Diagram 8 shows the stress in the concrete to be above 650 pounds per square inch, which cannot be allowed. By trial it is found that a 9 inch effective depth is needed to bring the concrete stress to an allowable value.

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The distance from the support to where rebar is unnecessary is determined by the diagonal tension not taken by the concrete will be provided for by vertical stirrups. In other words, the strengthening action of the bent steel reinforcing rod will not be considered. Round steel stirrups 1 inch in diameter will be employed and bent at the ends. The spacing adopted by the stirrup near the concrete support column is shown in Plate IX. The movement, shear strength and bond considerations given above do not take into account the strengthening action of the flange of the T-shaped girders. Allowance may be made for this when thought necessary. It is quite evident that the concrete is not over-stressed in compression over supports, but the stress at the edge of girder flange should be investigated. For the width of girder flange shown in Plate IX, the bending moment may be taken at (121,000) = 104,000 inch pounds. This concrete value is obtained by considering the point of zero movement at the third point. The load on the floor is 205 pounds per square foot, and the girder therefore carries a load of 4300 pounds per linear foot, to which should also be added the weight of the concrete girder itself. This weight will be assumed at 360 pounds, making a total load, which may be considered uniform, of 4660 pounds per linear foot.

Finding A Concrete Cutting and Sawing Professional in Framingham and Metro West.
Are you a Metro West homeowner that is in need of major basement renovations that require cutting into concrete? Or do you have a commercial property in the Framingham Metro West area that also needs some work that entails concrete cutting? The good news is that Concrete Cutting One specializes in offering cutting, sawing and breaking services to its customers. We offer the practice of state of the art concrete cutting and sawing that utilizes the latest technology in this field.

What Is Concrete Cutting and Core Drilling?
As the name implies, this practice involves cutting concrete using drilling, sawing and removal methods. In the past, cutting into concrete required the use of jack hammers and hand saws. Although reliable, the latter method also leaves a mess behind, not to mention huge amounts of dust. However, the newest approach using concrete cutting highlights the use of diamond impregnated blades, which penetrate deeply into the concrete. In addition to getting the job done effectively, the blades leave little to no mess or dust. Additionally, the finished result is a smooth cut and finish.

What Is A Diamond Blade and A Concrete Saw?
Opting to hire a company with professionals that are experienced with concrete cutting and sawing using the diamond impregnated blades is a great way to effectively renovate a home or commercial property, especially when it comes to adding or expanding a passage. Needless to say, the process of cutting into concrete with this new approach is best left to professionals that have worked with this type of technology before. Do-it-yourself types can save themselves time, money and effort by simply choosing a company that has a proven track record with utilizing the latest methods for concrete cutting and sawing.

I Need To Cut My Concrete Floor to Access Broken Plumbing Pipes. How Do I Cut My Concrete Floor To Add A Plumbing Drain?
Another popular way to manipulate concrete for construction and/or home renovation purposes involves what is known as slab sawing, which is also referred to as flat sawing. Like concrete cutting, this practice also requires utilizing a diamond impregnated blade, which has the ability to cut into flat, horizontal concrete surfaces. The most common types of surfaces that can benefit from slab sawing include pavement, floors and bridge decks. Business owners and homeowners alike can turn to slab sawing for a number of purposes, such as adding and removing new plumbing fixtures, adding a bathroom, repairing broken sewer lines or water pipes and even for demolition purposes.

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When searching for the right company to hire, whether it is for concrete cutting, slab sawing or both, it is best to start by searching locally for businesses that have a good track record. The Better Business Bureau website is a great place to start. Make sure to compile a list of your top three companies in the Boston area and arrange for a meeting/consultation with each. Get estimates, before and after pictures and references from previous customers in order to see what their experiences were.

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The bending movement is assumed that the total depth of the concrete girder is to be limited to 36 inches effectively. An arbitrary value of 24 inches will be adopted for b, which makes 81. Diagram 8 shows the neutral axis which to lie on the flange. Table 3 or Diagram 1 shows p = 4.4 square inches. Eight 1 inch round steel reinforcing rods will be selected, with a total area of 4.81 square inches. It is easy to cut a basement door for a bulkhead in Berlin, Bolton and Boxborough MA. The width of stem will be made to 14 inches to provide for proper shear. The remaining computations for stresses in the steel reinforcement and concrete at the support, and for shear and bond, are similar in every way to those given under cross-beam design in two-intermediate beam construction. In Plate IX an 18 inch steel reinforced concrete column is assumed for convenience. As in cutting and removing solid concrete floors, the proper depth for girders in hollow tile construction depends upon the use to which the building is to be put, and the cost of all columns and walls in the building per unit increase in height. Cutting emergency egress windows in concrete foundations in Foxboro, Franklin and Harvard is as easy as picking up the phone. The cost of concrete cutting and form work should also receive attention and planning in Harvard MA. Of course, as regards the materials in the girder itself, cost decreases with depth. The problem resolves itself into finding the limiting depth of the girder in view of the many conditions which must be considered.

Concrete Cutting and core drilling is accomplished easily in Massachusetts. Very often a perfectly flat concrete ceiling with a 4" core hole in it is desired, and very wide girders must then result. The following table has been prepared to simplify the computations in the design of the small T beams of a hollow ceramic tile floor. The table shows at a glance, for any given thickness of concrete topping, the minimum depth of ceramic tile needed for any given bending moment, and the corresponding steel area required. Greater depths of tile may sometimes prove more economical. It is quite evident from a study of the table that different thicknesses of concrete topping should be considered in order to determine the most economical design. When the rib width does not change in the economical considerations, the economy of the various designs may be based on the cost per foot length of concrete floor having a width, the distance center to center of ribs; but when the steel area is such that the width of rib varies, the economy of the designs should be based on the cost per square foot of floor. For practice, the concrete contractor should work through similar computations to the foregoing using 3 inch and 4 inch concrete toppings.

Cutting A Concrete Wall For Emergency Egress Windows and Doors in Hudson Massachusetts.
How Do I Add Concrete Stairs and A Bulkhead to My Basement in Hopedale MA?
A load of 120 pounds per square foot with the girders spaced 19 foot on center. Use same unit stresses and same floor construction as in the design given in the text. Make the concrete topping 21 inches thick and use 4 inch ribs for the small T-beams. Employ an economical stem for the T-girders and choose an arbitrary value of 36 inch for the breadth of flange. A Cantilever Flat-slab Construction is similar to cutting and removing a standard concrete slab but must be supported by staging. The cantilever flat slab type of floor construction was originally introduced by Mr. C. A. P. Turner of Hopkinton, Massachusetts. The construction consists of columns and a floor slab, without beams or girders. The loads are transmitted from the floor slab directly to the columns, mushroom system. The head of the column being curved out at the top to increase the circumference and diameter of the core hole at the line of maximum stress in the slab. The floor is usually of uniform thickness throughout. The reinforcement of the concrete slab consists of bars running in four directions radically from the column as shown in Figs. 67 and 68. The vertical reinforcing steel in the column is sometimes bent and carried into the slab to form what is known as a spider, which aids in preventing shear and adds to the rigidity of the connection.

How Do I Use Concrete Cutting For Home Improvement and Building In Wrentham Massachusetts?
This is the arrangement found in the original mushroom type invented in Millis MA, as certain features of flat-slab reinforcement are cut, demolished and disposed of at a concrete recycling plant in Weston or Wellesley MA. The following extracts cover the subject matter of these patents: Turner patent 985,119, granted Feb. 21, 1911: "A flat-slab and column construction of concrete, including a cantilever head formed of elbow rods having portions thereof embedded in the slab, and other FLOORS 113 portions thereof extending into the columns foot distance less than the height of the columns." An arrangement of reinforcement for a column-supported flat plate floor of concrete, comprising a plurality of circumferential cantilever members, respectively situated in the upper part of the slab at the columns and projecting there from, and reinforcing means extending from member to member in multiple directions through the space between said members, and filling, or substantially filling, such space. "An arrangement of reinforcement for a column-supported flat-plate floor of concrete, comprising a plurality of circumferential cantilever frames, each composed of crossed rods situated in the upper part of the slab at the columns, respectively, and extending across and outward.

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There from, and belts of rods extending from frame to frame in multiple directions, and filling or substantially filling the space between them," The advantages claimed for the flat-slab floor, as stated by Mr. Turner in Milford and Millis MA which is located in Norfolk County MA, are as follows: By my construction, wherein a capital or enlargement is formed on the column, or in one piece therewith, and by the employment of my reinforcement, I am able to dispense with the use of beams on the underside of the floor slab. This is an immense advantage in every way. It is economical in the use of concrete; it is also economical in that it renders unnecessary the expensive forms for making the beams, and it means greater rapidity of work. As far as the finished structure is concerned, the absence of beams on the underside of the floor slab enables partitions to be placed anywhere that it may be found desirable to place them. It results in better illumination from the windows, and there are no dirt-collecting corners, which exist where beams or girders are employed.