Concrete Technology

  • Platform for Easy Account Retrieval

    No more limits to where and when your customers can request orders or retrieve account information.

     
  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

     
  • The Need for Resilient Construction

    There is strong market segment growth for concrete home building as resilient construction gets more attention.

     
  • Remote-Monitoring Security Camera

    Eye Trax’s remote-monitoring security cameras incorporate solar technology with cellular communication, enabling customers to monitor remote construction sites or equipment yards anywhere cellular service is available without the costly expense of trying to provide power and an internet connection...

     
  • Concrete Pumping at 2014 World of Concrete

    Innovators continue to improve concrete pumping operations. In the 2014 Most Innovative Product Award program, three World of Concrete exhibitors have nominated products that will continue to increase pumpers' efficiency, safety, and productivity.

     
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    Power WOC Breakfasts

    Las Vegas never sleeps. So for those World of Concrete attendees who arrive early at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we’ve launched “Breakfast with the Experts”.

     
  • Showcasing SCC at World of Concrete

    This special event features contractors who will showcase how they've benefited from using self-consolidating concrete (SCC). It takes place 1-4 p.m., Jan. 20, at the show in Las Vegas.

     
  • Jason Weiss, Ph.D., teaches civil engineering at Purdue University and leads research to prevent one of concretes greatest plaguescracking. Photo: Purdue University

    Influencer: Jason Weiss

    Jason Weiss' internal curing research reveals small changes that result in big improvements. For more than a decade, Weiss and his Purdue University students have worked to improve concrete with internal curing.

     
  • David Biggs, P.E., S.E. of Biggs Consulting Engineering invites masonry product producers to join the National Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative, to be sure they have a place at the table, when this industry-changing technology goes into effect.

    Influencer: David Biggs

    David Biggs is a leader in securing a spot for masonry in the expanding world of Building Information Modeling (BIM). He is the coordinator of the Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative, known as BIM-M.

     
  • Devices Improve Drivers' Visibility

    Industry has developed devices to either improve vision or to alert drivers to objects in blind spots.

     
  • Point Level Sensors

    Model AP line of RF Admittance point level sensors has a simple two-step calibration function.

     
  • Test device for surface electrical resistivity of concrete

    Giatec Surf is a laboratory test device for rapid, easy and accurate measurement of the surface electrical resistivity of concrete based on the four-probe (Wenner-Array) technique.

     
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    ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video

    ACI has developed the ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video as a resource for new testers and a refresher for experienced testers. The video is presented in chapters based on test methods so each one can be reviewed individually. The following tests are included: ASTM C109 – Compressive...

     
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    Wireless Weighing Technology

    Intercomp’s new Tension Link Scales now feature Fully Integrated RFX Wireless Weighing Technology. These Tension Link Scales are a load monitoring device used for controlling overhead loads and line tension applications while remaining a cost-effective solution. RFX Wireless Weighing Technology...

     
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    Wireless Weighing Technology

    Intercomp’s new Tension Link Scales now feature Fully Integrated RFX Wireless Weighing Technology. These Tension Link Scales are a load monitoring device used for controlling overhead loads and line tension applications while remaining a cost-effective solution. RFX Wireless Weighing Technology...

     
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    Lafarge and Solidia Technologies Enter Precast Production Agreement

    Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia Technologies to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete. The technology allows lower CO2 emissions in the cement production process, and involves the capture of...

     
  • Should Superplaticizers be added at the Plant or the Jobsite?

    Adding water reducers, including superplasticizers, at the ready-mix plant doesn't limit the ability to measure and control slump. What factors determine where they are added?

     
  • Cardinal Scale Mfg. Co. 205 and 210 STORM weight indicators

    USA-made 205 and 210 STORM weight indicators now offer four bi-directional serial ports, USB connectivity, 8-channel inputs/outputs, digital fill control, 25 IDs, and alphanumeric keypads.

     
  • Juno T41 handheld computers

    Juno T41 handheld computers are built to withstand water and dust, as well as meet military-grade ruggedness standards for drops, temperature, altitude, humidity extremes, vibration, and chemical exposure.

     
  • SICK Inc. Dx35 mid-range distance measurement sensors

    Cost-effective Dx35 mid-range distance measurement sensors ensure reliable detection of fast-moving objects or objects that are difficult to detect at longer ranges.

     
 
 
 

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