Dr. Kamal Khayat

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TCP supports industry efforts to produce high-quality concrete

On a beautiful May afternoon in Chicago, BASF product manager Joe Daczko had the full attention of 85 concrete aficionados as he compared placing self-consolidating concrete (SCC) to serving an adult beverage. “You’re not pouring a glass of beer,” said Daczko, as the group watched the fluid concrete fill a U-shaped plexiglass form. “SCC is not a cure-all. You still have to pour it correctly according to the form dimensions and mix characteristics, if you want to prevent bugholes.” Read more