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Flat Work

Cure Moderator

Cool-Crete chemically controls and eliminates heat of hydration and associated problems.

Flat Work

Heat Production in Standard Concrete

Accelerator

Slab curl due to Phase 1 Heat of Hydration in Standard Concrete

Slab Curl

Changes in slab dimensions that lead to curling are most often related to moisture and temperature gradients in the slab. The largest change comes from phase 1 heat of hydration.

 

Cool-Crete cures at ambient temperatures. The image below is a 33 yard, 8" slab with no saw cuts, and no cracks.

33 Yard Pour

Day of 33 yard pour

33 Yard Day of Pour

Day 2 of 33 yard pour

33 Yard Pour Day 2

Day 3 of 33 yard pour, still no saw cuts or cracks!

33 Yard Pour No Cuts or Cracks

73 yard pour with no cold joints.

73 Yard Pour no Cold Joints

Using a steel trowel 24 hours after pouring

Steel Trowel

73 yard pour with no cold joints or cracking after 3 days.

73 Yard pour 3 days

Return to service in 4 days. 7 day 6,700 PSI - Beam 715 PSI

Return to service 4 days

Cool-Crete eliminates moisture transfer.

No Moisture Transfer

Lose the Expense No saw cutting
Lose the Expense No heat no curl

 

Standard Concrete Cool-Crete

bleed water

Bleed water & heat are the cause of crazing

no crazing

No crazing

 

Slab Curl on Standard Concrete Cool-Crete

slab curl

Caused by temperature

no heat no curl

No heat - No curl

 

3 Calcium Hydroxides = High Heat - Standard Concrete 1 Calcium Hydroxide = No Heat - Cool-Crete

High Heat

Direct result of internal high heat reaction

No Heat

No heat, no saw cuts, no cracking