Presenter: Paul Ramsburg, Sika Corp.
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Even the most well-designed concrete mix can occasionally have issues. There are so many influencers that can impact the performance of mix designs, including environment, equipment, materials and placement. During this course, join Paul Ramsburg, the Master Concrete Mixologist, as he explores some potential issues that can affect precast concrete mixtures and how to trace back to the cause. He will discuss solutions that may involve adjusting mix designs using real-life scenarios he has encountered. This course will be pertinent for all types of concrete including dry cast, conventional concrete and SCC.
At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify what causes some of the more common problems with precast concrete mixes.
- Explain several potential solutions involving adjustments to both mix design and production practice.
- Accurately adjust concrete mix designs so they maintain proper yield and performance.