Quality in Concrete Slabs Luncheon & Forum
The Nuisance and Necessity of Placing Concrete Directly on a Plastic Vapor Retarder.
Curing From the Inside Out: How much LWA do I need?
Saturated lightweight aggregate is typically added as fine aggregate, since that...
Using Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing
Using lightweight aggregate to cure the concrete inside the slab helps resolve...
World of Concrete 2015 Preview
World of Concrete 2015 is right around the corner. Register early to save and sign...
Performance or Prescription?
NRMCA has defined the ready-mix producer's most onerous prescriptive requirements for a concrete mix--things like maximum water-cement ratio, minimum cement content, and aggregate grading. Pat Harrison and Jerry Holland with Structural Services Inc. object, asking that mix designs for exposed slabs-on-ground be excluded from this conversation until viable performance testing is identified. Where do you stand?
Curing: Blankets or Curing Compound?
On the CC LinkedIn group page, this question on curing was posed and, boy, did we get some answers!
Concrete Additive for Ready-Mix Concrete
A ready-mix concrete booster that makes concrete stronger, harder and waterproof...
Identifying Cracks in Slabs
Cracks in concrete slabs have different causes and different repair requirements.
Slabs of all Sorts
Boasting installation of more than 40 million square feet of concrete floors, D.J....
Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete
Joints in industrial floors are the single most common reason for failure. At the...