Post tensioning is a method of reinforcing (strengthening) concrete or other materials with high-strength steel strands or bars, typically refer to as tendons. Post-tensioning applications include ofifce and apartment buildings, parking structures, slabs-on-ground, bridges, sports stadiums, rock and soil anchors, and water-tanks.
Advantages Of Post-Tensioning:
Thinner concrete sections.
Longer spans between supports.
Stiffer walls to resist lateral loads.
Stiffer foundations to resist the effects of shrinking and swelling soils.
Less visible cracks.
Cost saving and time saving.