Indian realty majors are adopting precast technology in building their latest projects. The main advantages of precast technology are quality, speed of construction, and a value-for-money product
To avoid labour shortage, time delays and with an aim to deliver quality products, developers and builders are now adopting precast technology. The main advantages of precast technology are quality, speed of construction, and a value-for-money product. The use of such technology helps in saving up to 64% of the time taken for similar projects using normal construction methods and technology. In other words, if normal brick-and-mortar method takes one year to complete a project, the precast method takes about four months.
Supertech Ltd claims to be the first company in the realty market to use precast technology. Supertech Precast Technology Private Limited, a precast construction works, has been set up in Greater Noida West (Noida Extension). It has a productioncapacity of 5 million sq ft area per annum. The company has set up two separate units - one for hollow slabs and another for precast wall panels. All machines and units are imported from Germany. Currently, the technology is only being used abroad. The use of this technology can bring down the construction cost by 10-15% and it could be deployed to bridge the demandsupply gap in the affordable housing segment....Read more
Source web page: Economic Times