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Blog posts tagged with 'Concrete'

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Concrete Cylinder Testing - From the Field to the Lab

In this month's blog post we will focus on standard-cure cylinders made for compressive strength acceptance testing. Including the importance of cylinder testing, a quick guide on the procedure, and the equipment needed in the field and lab.

Why Complete Testing of Fresh Concrete Matters

It's important to run a complete set of tests, including air content and unit weight, on all fresh concrete batches, whatever the mix design. This is the best method to secure accurate and complete data that is very difficult to obtain later, and assures adherence to QC/QA requirements.

Compressive Strength Testing: Sulfur Capping or Neoprene Pads?
Compressive Strength Testing: Sulfur Capping or Neoprene Pads

Comparing the differences between sulfur mortar capping and the use of neoprene pads with metal retainer rings will help you select the ideal procedure for your application.

Curing Concrete Strength Samples: A Guide for Methods & Equipment
Choosing you ideal concrete curing system

Evaluating the differences between moisture rooms and curing tanks for concrete test specimen curing procedures will help you select the best option for your lab.

4 Important Steps to Reliable Concrete Test Cylinder Samples

Understand the basic methods used to ensure your concrete samples live up to their full potential.