Design Information

Precast Horizontal Panels - Maximum Push Wall Heights

The table below shows the maximum push wall height for each precast panel type for a variety of waste materials. The span between support columns, the density of the stored material and the anticipated storage level will determine the type of panel that is most suitable for the application.

Horizontal 145mm 

Horizontal 145mm 

Horizontal 180mm 

Horizontal 180mm 

Material 
Density 
Profile 
5.0m Span
6.0m Span
5.0m Span
6.0m Span 

General Waste 

1000kg/m3 

Level Fill 

8.8m 

6.1m 

10.0m 

8.3m 

1000kg/m3 

Surcharged 

3.9m 

2.7m 

5.3m 

3.6m 

Top Soil 

1340kg/m3 

Level Fill 

8.0m 

5.6m 

10.0m 

7.6m 

1340kg/m3 

Surcharged 

3.2m 

2.2m 

4.4m 

3.0m 

Broken Brick 

1570kg/m3 

Level Fill 

6.8m 

4.7m 

9.3m 

6.4m 

1570kg/m3 

Surcharged 

2.7m 

1.9m 

3.7m 

2.6m 

Compacted Paper 

420kg/m3 

Level Fill 

10.0m 

10.0m 

10.0m 

10.0m 

420kg/m3 

Surcharged 

9.3m 

6.4m 

10.0m 

8.7m 

Organic Waste 

500kg/m3 

Level Fill 

10.0m 

10.0m 

10.0m 

10.0m 

500kg/m3 

Surcharged 

7.1m 

4.9m 

9.6m 

6.7m 

Broken Tarmac 

2260kg/m3 

Level Fill 

3.8m 

2.7m 

5.2m 

3.6m 

2260kg/m3 

Surcharged 

1.7m 

1.2m 

2.3m 

1.m 

 


 

Precast Concrete Freestanding Panels - Maximum Push Wall Height

 

The table below shows the maximum push wall height for each precast panel type for a variety of waste materials. The density of the stored material/product and the anticipated storage profile will determine the type of panel that is most suitable for the application.

Material 

Density 

Profile 

 Vertical 145mm 

Vertical 180mm 

Vertical 280mm 

Arrow Panels 

General Waste 

1000kg/m3 

Level Fill 

3.8m 

4.2m 

5.6m 

4.0m 

1000kg/m3 

Surcharged 

2.9m 

3.2m 

4.2m 

4.0m 

Top Soil 

1340kg/m3 

Level Fill 

3.7m 

4.1m 

5.4m 

4.0m 

1340kg/m3 

Surcharged 

2.7m 

3.0m 

4.0m 

3.6m 

Broken Brick 

1570kg/m3 

Level Fill 

3.5m 

3.9m 

5.1m 

3.6m 

1570kg/m3 

Surcharged 

2.6m 

2.9m 

3.8m 

3.0m 

Compacted Paper 

420kg/m3 

Level Fill 

5.1m 

5.7m 

7.4m 

4.0m 

420kg/m3 

Surcharged 

3.8m 

4.3m 

5.7m 

4.0m 

Organic Waste 

500kg/m3 

Level Fill 

4.5m 

5.0m 

6.6m 

4.0m 

500kg/m3 

Surcharged 

3.5m 

3.9m 

5.2m 

4.0m 

Broken Tarmac 

2260kg/m3 

Level Fill 

2.9m 

3.2m 

4.2m 

3.3m 

2260kg/m3 

Surcharged 

2.2m 

2.4m 

3.2m 

2.7m 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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