TXI ES&C News & Upcoming Events
Structural Engineers Association of Texas Annual State Conference: October 24-26, 2013 in El Paso, TX. Come visit us at Booth #24 and learn more on the benefits of using lightweight aggregate for structural lightweight concrete.
Internal Curing: Concrete Game Changer - An Innovative, Cost-Effective Strategy To Improve the Performance and Extend the Service Life of Concrete. Learn More
ASTM International publishes "C1761 / C1761M – 12 Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing of Concrete." This specification covers lightweight aggregate intended to provide water for internal curing of concrete. It includes test methods for determining the absorption and desorption properties of lightweight aggregate.
"Early Age Cracking Tendency and Ultimate Degree of Hydration of Internally Cured Concrete"; get this recently published technical paper on early-age cracking in bridge decks from the ASCE library.
Internal Curing - Constructing More Robust Concrete. What is internal curing of concrete? Find out in this great article published in the January 2012 issue of STRUCTURE. The research presented explains the process very well.
Concrete Committee at Work on Proposed Lightweight Aggregates Standard. While the use of internally cured concrete in construction is not new, there is now a better understanding of the internal curing process and why IC using lightweight aggregate increases durability and sevice life in an economical way. Learn more about this proposed standard from ASTM International
High-tech Concrete Technology has a Famous Past. Approximately 1,900 years ago, the Romans built the Pantheon, the world's largest unreinforced solid concrete dome. The secret, internally cured lightweight concrete. Learn more from this article in PHYSORG.com
Lightweight aggregate producer processes stockpiled product to meet block demands. Read More about us in Pit & Quarry, November 2010
TXI ES&C is always looking for new and relevant industry research and information. If you would like to send us something to review and post on the site, submit a whitepaper.
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