The base specification is a
very important document in which the client can outline what they want from the
slab and the conditions under which the slab will be built and used. It is an
important document as it can be used as evidence if any disputes arise over
whether the designer or contractor have properly fulfilled the brief laid out
by the client.
The following information is
useful to include in the base specification for an industrial floor slab:
- Expected loading on
- The expected
- Whether a mezzanine
is to be installed and its location.
- The slab’s required flatness
- The type of usage the
slab will undergo.
- The anticipated
location of areas of heavy trafficking.
- The location of dock
- The location of
structural elements such as columns.
- The type of concrete available for construction.