Gurit Composites Top World’s Secondest Tallest Building
The Makkah clock tower, the central tower of the Abraj-al Bait development in Makkah, KSA, features FRP composite materials and structural engineering from advanced composite specialists Gurit.
Gurit worked closely with the tower top designers, SL-Rasch (Stuttgart, Germany), to carry out the structural engineering of the composite tower top cladding, clock hands, and the 23m diameter crescent, a self-supportive FRP composite structure which is located at the top of the building.
Gurit supplied a range of advanced composite materials, to Premier Composites Technologies (Dubai, UAE), the company that carried out fabrication and installation of the cladding, clock face, clock hands and crescent.
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