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Sika Corporation presents 'Innovations in Concrete Crack Reduction & 3D Printing of Construction Materials' designed for engineers, consultants, owners, concrete producers and contractors who are interested in learning about crack and shrinkage mitigation in concrete.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Shrinkage and cracking phenomena of concrete
  • Traditional and innovative crack & shrinkage mitigation techniques
  • New test method for measuring length change of concrete
  • Benefits of utilizing fibers to replace conventional steel reinforcement and extend/eliminate joint spacing
  • 3D printing of construction materials

During this session, the industrialization of the 3D printing process for construction materials will be presented and discussed. Some case study project examples will also be presented where shrinkage reducing / compensating admixtures were successfully utilized. Presentations will contain technical content and focus on idea exchange, providing attendees a unique opportunity to share concerns and opportunities related to innovations in concrete crack reduction.

MOCCR Fee: $115; $135 after 12/4/17 and onsite

Questions about this session should be directed to Jeremy Chilton, [email protected] or 201-508-6660.

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