STANDARDS

CONSTRUCTION AND

DESIGN STANDARDS

  • NEC-SE-GM: Geotechnical and Foundation Design. Subsoil investigation, structural characteristics, design recommendations for future foundations, reinforcement of existing structures.
  • NEC-SE-HM: Reinforced Concrete Structures. Analysis and dimensioning of concrete structural elements for buildings, in compliance with technical specifications.
  • NEC-SE-MP: Masonry Structures. Design and construction of structural masonry, under permanent or transient vertical load conditions, lateral forces and under atypical force states.

WELDING STANDARDS

According to the Ecuadorian Technical Regulation in procedures and processes for welding we take into consideration the phases of:

  • AWS D1.1. establishes the requirements for welding of steel structures.
  • AWS D1.3. establishes the requirements for welding of steel sheet structures.
  • AWS D1.4. establishes requirements for welding of reinforcing steel.
  • AWS D1.6. establishes requirements for welding of stainless steel structures.
  • AWS D1.8. establishes requirements for welding of steel structures with seismic-resistant design criteria.

 

PAINTING STANDARDS

The paints used must comply with the quality requirements given in the Ecuadorian Technical Standards NTE INEN, according to the classification according to the corresponding type of paint.

  • Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 1544 Architectural paints, Emulsion type water-based paints (latex).
  • Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 997 Paints and related products.
  • Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 1021 Paints, Classification.
  • Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 1045 Anticorrosive paint, glossy enamel.
  • Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 1044 Anticorrosive coatings for high temperatures.