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Mass Pours

Mass Pour Simulation, 10 yard, 6' Deep, 6'x7' Wide.

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Intellirock puck placed 6" from bottom. Starting temp of concrete 41F. Ambient temp 13F.

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Intellirock puck placed at center of mass (3 ft), temp of concrete 41F. Ambient temp 13F.

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Intellirock puck placed 6" from top of mass. Temp of concrete 41F. Ambient temp 13F.

7 day

Lab No. Type Age (Days) Test Date Diam Diam Height Load Strength Failure
Mass 6"x12" 10 2/17/2014 6" 6" 12" 154300 5460 2
Mass 6"x12" 10 2/17/2014 6" 6" 12" 151030 5340 2
Mass 6"x12" 10 2/17/2014 6" 6" 12" 157980 5390 2
Mass 6"x12" 14 2/21/2014 6" 6" 12" 173560 6140 2
Mass 6"x12" 14 2/21/2014 6" 6" 12" 167850 5940 2
Mass 6"x12" 14 2/21/2014 6" 6" 12" 176080 6230 2
Mass 6"x12" 28 3/7/2014 6" 6" 12" 192320 6800 2
Mass 6"x12" 28 3/7/2014 6" 6" 12" 205140 7260 2
Mass 6"x12" 28 3/7/2014 6" 6" 12" 198730 7000 2

 

 

Cool-Crete 6 Sack

Cool-Crete Large Pour Chart

Image of Thermal Damage in Standard Concrete

Thermal Image

Heat is the cause of internal stresses and cracking

Mechanical processes simply put a band-aid on thermal management. Mechanical processes cost: