Dokadek 30 combines the advantages of a panel floor formwork system with those of Dokaflex floor-slab formwork

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‘New but Old’ Maturity Method of Measuring Concrete Strength (and Part 2)

The procedure for estimating the in-place strength requires measuring the in-place maturity.  This is achieved by installing sensors at locations in the structure that are critical in terms of exposure conditions and structural requirements.  The importance of this step cannot be over emphasised when the strength estimates are being used for the timing the start of critical construction operations. The October 5th Doka UK published the second part of this analysis: Maturity Method of Measuring Concrete Strength

The first part of this analysis published here on 27 September. We invite you to read it first.

Author: Ashley Simons, Doka UK Formwork Technologies Ltd, ashley.simons@doka.com

UK, 5 october, 2016.-  The procedure for estimating the in-place strength requires measuring the in-place maturity.  This is achieved by installing sensors at locations in the structure that are critical in terms of exposure conditions and structural requirements.  The importance of this step cannot be over emphasised when the strength estimates are being used for the timing the start of critical construction operations.

Doka’s Concremote product and data driven service conforms to all of these International Standards and the Concremote sensors measure simultaneously the in-place concrete and ambient temperatures and time and compares this real-time data against a known calibrated concrete mix results and raises real time alerts when the required in-place target concrete strength is reached. Facilitating the optimization of on-site production activities. Typical data feeds from the Concremote monitoring service are:

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