Please note, the order volume has been updated. This is due to package and minimum order quantities.
Please note the order volume has been updated to. This is due to package and minimum order quantities.
This was a large construction project, redeveloping the Foro Boario area next to the west gate of Verona’s Exhibition Centre.
It included two new buildings, a 11,300m2 office tower and a four star business hotel of 8,000 m2. Designed by Architect Mario Bellini, the project uses inventive design and technological features throughout to reduce its energy consumption.
Structurally, the office tower and the hotel have a central core made of concrete to accommodate service stairs, technical compartments and elevators. The material used for the floors consists of a steel-concrete solution with steel beam framework, made with commercial profiles and a concrete slab.
Hilti shear connectors were chosen to fasten composite beams in the decking and flooring.
These are designed to prevent sliding between the steel and concrete, and are an effective alternative to welding.
Hilti X-HVB shear connectors in various sizes were installed using our powder-actuated tools, which are powerful enough to penetrate the steel beam.
The advantages of our system were:
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