One of the most interesting events at the World of Concrete in 2016 was the Slabs Showcase which included six different demonstrations. Although each was sponsored by a manufacturer, all went well beyond promoting a product to showing how to perform a specific task on a concrete slab. Each of these six demonstrations was documented with a video recording which you can access by clicking on the boxes below. Let’s look at the six techniques....

Using a Screed Support System

A simple way to support a pipe screed is the Mako system, as described by Mike Telford. The pipes are held firmly in place to result in a high-tolerance flat floor over a subbase or a vapor barrier. Simply pounding in a piece of rebar and positioning the pipe from that allows little elevation adjustment, but this system overcomes that limitation.

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