Hot Weather Concreting: Why Monitoring Concrete

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20/08/2019  Why is temperature monitoring used in hot weather concreting? As previously mentioned, temperature monitoring can aid the user in keeping fresh and early-age concrete below project-specified maximum temperatures during curing. Regulating the internal temperature of fresh concrete is crucial in hot weather

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25/06/2020  Why Use Temperature Monitoring Hot Weather Concreting? Temperature monitoring can aid the user in keeping fresh and early-age concrete below

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Temperature monitoring of hot weather concrete is required in most hot-weather concreting applications and is essential to preventing delayed ettringite formation and drying shrinkage, maximizing long-term durability, and minimizing repair costs. The COMMAND Center system provides a user-friendly, affordable option for this purpose. By continuously collecting temperature data, users can ...

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Hot Weather Concreting - Maturix Smart Monitoring of ...

When designing a concrete mix for hot weather concreting it is recommended to reduce the use of cement, within a reasonable margin, while still satisfying the strength and durability requirements. This will reduce the heat emission and slow down the rate of cement hydration as well as minimize the thermal expansion and the risk of cracks. An additional benefit of reducing the cement content is ...

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Monitor Concrete Temperatures in Hot Weather With COMMAND ...

Hot Weather Concreting. Internal concrete temperatures must be tracked during hot weather placements, because hot weather can severely compromise overall concrete strength, performance, and durability. Construction teams embed COMMAND Center sensors within large concrete elements to monitor in-place concrete’s curing temperatures and ensure it stays within safe temperature thresholds. Hot ...

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Hot Weather Concreting: Why Monitoring Concrete ...

Temperature monitoring of hot weather concrete is required in most hot-weather concreting applications and is essential to preventing delayed ettringite formation and drying shrinkage, maximizing long-term durability, and minimizing repair costs. The

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Hot Weather Concreting - Maturix Smart Monitoring of ...

When designing a concrete mix for hot weather concreting it is recommended to reduce the use of cement, within a reasonable margin, while still satisfying the strength and durability requirements. This will reduce the heat emission and slow down the rate of cement hydration as well as minimize the thermal expansion and the risk of cracks. An additional benefit of reducing the cement content is ...

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ForConstructionPros: Hot Weather Concreting - Why ...

04/08/2020  ForConstructionPros: Hot Weather Concreting – Why Monitoring Concrete Temperatures is Essential. August 4, 2020 Press. Published on ForConstructionPros in June 2020. Placing concrete in hot weather necessitates extra precautions to ensure that the concrete sets properly and gains strength at a stable rate. Hot weather accelerates early-age strength gain, which

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Hot Weather Concreting. Internal concrete temperatures must be tracked during hot weather placements, because hot weather can severely compromise overall concrete strength, performance, and durability. Construction teams embed COMMAND Center sensors within large concrete elements to monitor in-place concrete’s curing temperatures and ensure it stays within safe temperature thresholds. Hot ...

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Hot Weather Concrete Construction

Things to Consider about Hot Weather Concreting. When the temperature of freshly mixed concrete approaches approximately 77 degrees Fahrenheit adverse site conditions can impact the quality of concrete. Ambient temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the lack of a protected environment for concrete placement and finishing (enclosed ...

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Concreting in Hot Weather CEMEX UK

Concreting in Hot Weather. Find out more about the properties of concrete that may be affected during spells of hot weather in the UK. Product Support . Get a Quote. Locate Us. The properties of concrete that may be affected by hot weather include: Consistence – The slump/flow/slump flow of concrete reduces more rapidly. Adding water to improve the consistence shall decrease the concretes ...

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What is Hot Weather Concreting? Specify Concrete

12/07/2018  In general, hot weather concreting precautions become relevant when the temperature of freshly mixed concrete rises above 77 degrees F. Although concreting in hot weather is even more of a challenge in the Southern states, Pennsylvania is no stranger to weather extremes.

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Hot Weather Concreting Problems, Effects and Precautions ...

18/03/2017  ACI 305 “Hot Weather Concreting” defines hot weathers as any combination of the following conditions that tends to impair the quality of the freshly mixed or hardened concrete: The success of many hot-weather concreting operations depends on the steps taken to slow the cement hydration reactions within the concrete and to minimize the rate of evaporation of

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Monitoring Concrete Temperature with Wireless Sensors Giatec

29/10/2020  Hot Weather Concreting. During hot weather temperature and thermal conditions need to be constantly monitored to ensure proper concrete placement. Project specifications outline the maximum allowable delivery and curing temperatures of your element. The purpose of limiting the maximum temperature is to ensure that the concrete has enough moisture for the hydration process.

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Hot Weather Concreting - National Precast Concrete Association

22/05/2010  While water seems to cause most of the problems in hot-weather concreting, controlling the water temperature is easier to execute and has the greatest effect per unit weight on the temperature of concrete. This is because water has a specific gravity that is four to five times that of aggregates or cement. In general, adding cool water to the mix will reduce the overall concrete temperature ...

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Why You Should Be Monitoring Your Concrete’s Curing ...

19/04/2021  Hot-Weather Concreting Tips. To cool concrete, use ice or liquid nitrogen as part of the concrete water mix. Avoid placing concrete at noon as temperatures tend to be highest during that time of day. Use cool water to dampen side forms for slabs or walls. Keep an evaporative retarder ready on-site in case the temperature rises, and water starts evaporating rapidly. If hot weather

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Hot Weather Concreting: Why Monitoring Concrete ...

09/06/2020  Hot Weather Concreting: Why Monitoring Concrete Temperatures is Essential Hot weather accelerates early-age strength gain, which can be an advantage in construction, but temperatures that are too high could cause concrete durability

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Monitoring Concrete Temperature in Extreme Weather Conditions

23/03/2018  In addition to high concrete temperature, hot weather concreting is greatly affected by the ambient condition such as low humidity, wind, and high environment temperatures. It is always important to have a good plan, monitor the concrete

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Tips for Hot Weather Concreting Giatec Scientific Inc.

15/06/2021  Monitoring the temperature of your in-situ concrete during hot weather is very important, as it directly affects strength development. ACI defines hot weather concreting as “one or a combination of the following conditions that tends to impair the quality of freshly mixed or hardened concrete by accelerating the rate of moisture loss and rate ...

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Monitoring Concrete Temperature with Wireless Sensors Giatec

29/10/2020  Hot Weather Concreting. During hot weather temperature and thermal conditions need to be constantly monitored to ensure proper concrete placement. Project specifications outline the maximum allowable delivery and curing temperatures of your element. The purpose of limiting the maximum temperature is to ensure that the concrete has enough moisture for the hydration process.

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Hot Weather Concreting - National Precast Concrete Association

22/05/2010  While water seems to cause most of the problems in hot-weather concreting, controlling the water temperature is easier to execute and has the greatest effect per unit weight on the temperature of concrete. This is because water has a specific gravity that is four to five times that of aggregates or cement. In general, adding cool water to the mix will reduce the overall concrete temperature ...

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Hot Weather Concreting - Effect of Hot Weather on Concrete ...

Placing Concrete in Hot Weather. At some point, usually between 75ºF and 100ºF, hot weather problems for concrete may begin. The combination usually causing the most problems is low relative humidity and high wind velocity. These conditions, when added to the harsh sun and high temperature, create a very high potential for problems. There are several methods for cooling concrete. The most ...

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Pouring Concrete in Hot Weather - What Temperature is Too ...

The Committee Report ACI 305R-99, Hot Weather Concreting, says that hot is "any combination of the following conditions that tends to impair the quality of freshly mixed or hardened concrete by accelerating the rate of moisture loss and rate of cement hydration, or otherwise causing detrimental results: High ambient temperature

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How to Pour Concrete in Hot Weather

22/07/2019  When placing concrete in hot weather, control joints should be spaced at smaller intervals than cold weather concrete joints. Use sunshades or windbreaks to reduce possible harsh conditions. Plan to have indoor slabs poured after all walls and roofs are built. Keep an evaporative retarder ready on-site in case the temperature gets hotter and water is rapidly evaporating. Use ice as part of the ...

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Maximum temperature limits for hot-weather concreting

A. ACI 301-20 “Specifications for Concrete Construction” and ACI 305.1-14 “Specification for Hot Weather Concreting” limit the maximum concrete temperature to 95 °F (35 ºC) at the time of discharge. This limit is for general types of hot weather construction such as pavements, bridges, and buildings, not mass concrete. According to ACI 305.1-14, qualification of a concrete mixture ...

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