If you’re seeking the most durable, advanced post option in post-frame construction, explore the new advanced technique which combines the Perma-Column® with the Integrity Post Disc.
Here’s how it works:
Exclusively available from Integrity Post Structures in Canada, Perma-Columns® are precast concrete columns that allow for a concrete foundation on your post-frame building. These 5’ precast concrete columns keep wood out of the ground, ensuring your building’s foundation will last. The Perma-Column® is the first product to combine the economy of post-frame construction with the durability of a concrete foundation.
Perma-Columns® use the latest in self-compacting concrete precasting technology to provide three times the strength of standard concrete using microfibers for added shock resistance and durability. A corrosion inhibitor protects the rebar reinforcement from rusting, and a final admixture is added to give freeze/thaw protection. The technology incorporated in our special mix guarantees a lifetime of durability. The wood column is attached to a “U” shaped steel bracket made of 1/4” steel with 1/2” thru-bolts and 1/4” lags. This bracket is robotically welded to steel reinforcement that runs the entire length of the column. All the steel we use is a premium high strength alloy purchased domestically.
Combine the Perma-Column® with the new Integrity Post Disc technology for the most advanced post-frame system in Canada. The injection-molded plastic disc supports the Perma-Column® concrete post. The disc, which sits under the Perma-Column® concrete post, helps limit settlements thanks to its extended surface areas by evenly distributing the column loading to the surrounding sub-grade. The innovative honeycomb design ensures the disc stays in position under the post.
“The combination of these two extraordinary products helps extend the life of post-frame buildings,” says Al Williams, Integrity Post Structures partner. “These products work hand-in-hand to withstand wet conditions and minimize frost heave. Customers need not worry that their posts will rot or breakdown in wet conditions with the combination of the Perma-Column® concrete post and Integrity Post Disc.”
“The advanced Integrity Post Frame building technology is taking the post frame industry in Canada forward by leaps and bounds,” said Williams.
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