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An AET chemist applies a white-pigmented concrete curing compound to an ASTM C156 Water is a big deal when it comes to concrete. If water escapes prematurely from freshl…
Only a few labs in the country are capable of performance testing of concrete curing compounds and “cure and seals” ... https://www.amengtest.com/news/2014/10/articles/2019/08/specialized-testing-measures-effectiveness-concrete-curing-products/


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When cementitious materials hydrate, they generate heat. This isn’t a problem when working with thin concrete elements such as pavements, as the heat quickly dissipates. Howev…
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AET’s Concrete Laboratory Services engineers and materials scientists provide prompt response and value added evaluation and interpretation of materials performance of construction…
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Whether you are measuring the compressive strength of a concrete cylinder or conducting long-term creep and shrinkage tests, we can evaluate and pre-qualify construction materials …
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In part one of this series, we discussed the critical role proper concrete curing practices play in the longevity and performance of exterior concrete. In part two, we focused on …
Curing is the final step in the nearly 70-step, highly complex process of concrete production and placement. As in any process, missing or poorly performing any step can negatively impact the outcome (i.e., finished concrete) in terms of appearance and su… https://www.amengtest.com/news/2014/10/articles/2015/08/consider-cure-part-three-mother-nature-has-control/


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Category: Concrete

In part one of this article, we discussed the critical role proper concrete curing practices play in the longevity and performance of exterior concrete. Now, as the Upper Midwest …
Curing is the final step in the nearly 70-step, highly complex process of concrete production and placement. As in any process, missing or poorly performing any step can negatively impact the outcome (i.e., finished concrete) in terms of appearance and su… https://www.amengtest.com/news/2014/10/articles/2015/04/consider-cure-part-two/


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Category: Concrete

Thanks to the brutal winter of 2013, many people noticed scaling or mortar flaking in new exterior concrete flatwork such as sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, and curbs and gutt…
Curing is the final step in the nearly 70-step, highly complex process of concrete production and placement. As in any process, missing or poorly performing any step can negatively impact the outcome (i.e., finished concrete) in terms of appearance and su… https://www.amengtest.com/news/2014/10/articles/2014/11/consider-cure/


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