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How Do Girder-Slab Systems Work?

June 14, 2021 7:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are plenty of ways to metaphorically skin a cat when it comes to erecting a mid- or high-rise building. But one of the most popular ways these days is with a Girder-SlabĀ® system. Girder-Slab systems combine a steel frame with pre-cast concrete to create the framework for a building. The backbone of the system is a large steel beam known as a D-beam girder, which looks like an inverted T. The D-beam is responsible for supporting the concrete slabs and features a large flange at the bottom and a smaller flange on the top. Each beam is cut in... View Article