60 Reasons to Celebrate Concrete (11-20)
Photocatalytic concrete, self-consolidating concrete , and Concrete Cares.
Building an architectural concrete elevator core took comprehensive planning.
Crushed Concrete Aggregate
Made from demolished concrete or fresh concrete returned to the batch plant,...
Fog Spraying and Concrete Strength
If we fog spray flatwork to help prevent shrinkage cracking, is there any danger of increasing the water-cement ratio at the surface and reducing the strength of the concrete?
Durable, Decorative Concrete
High durability concrete has both positive and negative consequences for...
That Pesky Moisture Gradient, Part 1
Water plays a crucial rule in hydrating cement, but also can cause big problems.
Adding Water to Concrete on the Jobsite
Under what conditions are we allowed to retemper ready-mixed concrete at the jobsite? If we receive a batch that has too low a slump, can we add water to make the concrete more workable?
Archimedes' Principal, Part I
Because my degree is in naval architecture and marine engineering, things that...
Self-Curing Warehouse Floors?
In February of 2009, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and Scurto Cement, Gilberts, Ill.,...