The floor consists of steel beams and polystyrene filler blocks – easy to lift, and also easy to install in difficult places. Our HSAWA flooring system involves more results with fewer hours. Construction workers have reacted favorably. Cranes are no longer needed. Floors are completed in half a day, leaving just the concrete topping and the reinforced layer to be laid.
"Our galvanized steel beams weigh just 6.5 kilo per meter," says Harald Free Ricks, account manager at KS profiel. "That’s about a fifth of the weight of concrete beams. We produce the beams in four standard sizes, from three to five meters long. They’re easy to shorten with an angle grinder. And fewer beams are required as they have a center-to-center distance of 90 centimeters rather than the usual 63.."