When it Comes to Concrete, Just go With the Flow
Control flow concrete bridges the gap between conventional and SCC
Centrifugal or progressive-cavity sludge pump?
Pumping is the second-largest expense, after labor, for most treatment plants, representing in some cases almost half the facility's annual operating costs.
When self-consolidating concrete (SCC), first billed as self-compacting concrete,...
Polycarboxylate Ether and Slabs
Modern concrete technology has uncoupled workability with water content through...
SCC Proves Successful in Repair and Strengthening Projects
One business that is certainly season-driven is skiing. When the owner of an East Coast ski resort realized that a fairly new condominium/hotel facility had construction deficiencies and was in need of repair, finding a quick solution became imperative.
Chances are that when a load of concrete shows up at the jobsite, somebody's going...
Admixtures and SCC
It's always interesting to know what the changes are in the admixture industry...
The New Variety of Polycarboxylate Dispersants
Significant advances in dispersant chemistry have been made in the last decade....
Are Polycarboxylates Worth It?
Is it worth the performance enhancement and peace of mind to go with the more expensive polycarboxylate admixture as opposed to using a naphthalene-, lignin-, or melamine-based admixture?
Questions about the effects on curing of temperature and superplasticizers.