Concrete International Cover Story Focuses on Curing of Cylinders
This month's Concrete International cover story, "Who is Watching Out for the Cylinders?", is available for free to you for use as a resource in training classes and in your technical bulletins or newsletters. The article is authored by NRMCA’s Karthik Obla, Bud Werner (CTL Thompson), John Hausfeld (Baker Concrete), Gregory Moody (Cemex USA), and Nicholas Carino (formerly with NIST). The article lists codes and standards requirements that govern initial curing of concrete cylinders and summarizes benefits that better initial curing offers to the various stakeholders. The article provides suggestions for improving initial curing, including actions on the part of the engineer and the concrete producer.