Posted October 26, 2016

TCA releases second edition of tilt-up guide

New, bilingual volume covers the planning, process and strategies of building with tilt-up concrete. 

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the public availability of the second edition of “The Construction of Tilt-Up.”

“The Construction of Tilt-Up,” is a completely new, bilingual volume of information that contractors (or any professional) can use to become well acquainted with the planning, process and strategies of building with this method.

This new version offers much new content including the important study references that have been included for years to prepare tilt-up professionals to pass the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Certification. Readers will find information pertaining to the basics of the principle materials that comprise tilt-up systems; developing a solid tilt-up construction team; understanding the design aspects of tilt-up panels fully; detailed construction processes and, of course many troubleshooting tips and tricks as well as common areas for concern.

“This latest edition of ‘The Construction of Tilt-Up’ has been specifically authored and edited to serve as the industry’s primary education resource,” says James Baty, manager of technical and regulatory affairs for TCA.

“Expanded content reaches every aspect of the construction process including tilt-up specific content on the nature of the materials, the planning process, the development of communication strategies for both the design and construction teams and quality control and quality assurance. The new manual is from beginning to end, the most complete resource on the conceptual and step-by-step tilt-up construction process.”

Please visit to order “The Construction of Tilt-Up,” along with other resources available from the Tilt-Up Concrete Association.