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Precast concrete box culverts are essentially the Legos of the construction world. You have a set number of pieces, and if they’re gasketed on arrival, there is no extra work except simply putting them together. They slide into place one-by-one and you’re good to go.

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Precast concrete box culverts are essentially the Legos of the construction world. You have a set number of pieces, and if they’re gasketed on arrival, there is no extra work except simply putting them together. They slide into place one-by-one and you’re good to go.

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Operating injection molding machines that are capable of applying pressure between 600 and 800 tons at 350 degrees F is a job with a lot of risks – if you aren’t taking the correct precautions. That’s why receiving the Silver Achievement Safety Award from the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) is a pretty big deal for Hamilton Kent.

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Deciding on precast box culverts for your next project is just the first step in the decision-making process. Here’s a breakdown of the different choices in joints and sealants, fastening devices, and testing procedures, among other considerations for your application.

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Working closely with our clients has been a great way to continue to engineer our innovative gaskets and sealing products. We recently spoke with Benoit Tanguay, vice president of Engineering at Decast. The company regularly deploys Hamilton Kent products and services with its reinforced concrete pipe, manholes and box sections, as well as concrete pressure pipe.

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ASTM Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe has presented Roman J. Selig III with The Frank J. Heger Memorial Award. Selig is the former national accounts manager for concrete products and now a consultant for Hamilton Kent LLC. The Heger Award recognizes distinguished services and dedication to Committee C13. The committee has a portfolio of standards that play an important role in the standardization of concrete pipes.

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Large, high-profile upgrades to sanitary systems often focus on the pipe-to-pipe connections while sometimes neglecting the connections between a pipe and a manhole (maintenance hole). Pipe-to-manhole connections, while absolutely vital in a sanitary sewer system, are quite important in a stormwater system.

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We were pleased to learn recently that Hamilton Kent has been awarded the Highly Protected Risk (HPR) rating from our property insurer, FM Global. The HPR is given to organizations for their ongoing commitment to safety and prevention of property loss.

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ASTM has honored Hamilton Kent’s Pardeep Sharma with a recognition award for his longtime contributions to the C13 Committee. Since becoming a member of ASTM International in 2000, Pardeep has been actively involved with the committee and with several C13 subcommittees. Currently, he is in the midst of four years of service as vice chairman for subcommittee C13.04. In addition to his service to ASTM Committee C13, Pardeep is also a member of ASTM Committees C27, F17 and F36, and is actively involved with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA International), the American Concrete Pipe Association, and the National Precast Concrete Association.

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