Baltimore, MD

Concrete Curing Box Baltimore, MD

Concrete Curing Box in Baltimore, MD. Darwin Chambers has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading concrete curing boxes for over two decades. We take pride in the precision, longevity, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the prowess and quality of our experts and support staff. We offer our cutting-edge rooms and chambers and impeccable maintenance, calibration, and qualification plans to companies in Baltimore, MD and all over the world. If you need precise temperature and humidity controls and readings for the testing and storing of concrete, asphalt, or other materials in Baltimore, MD, invest in a concrete curing box from Darwin Chambers. Discuss your needs with us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

Every concrete curing box from Darwin Chambers observes ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' all-around concrete curing box line contains a portable concrete curing box designed to keep your samples at consistent temperature and humidity both on-site and while they're being transported to a lab that can fit five 6″x 12″ concrete test cylinder molds and ten 4″x 8″ concrete test cylinder molds. We also have larger, non-portable models and customized concrete curing rooms a more robust storing and curing area is necessary. You can view the specifications of each Baltimore, MD model by checking out the buttons below:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Advantages to Concrete Curing Testing in Baltimore, MD

According to a guidelines set out by ACI Committee 308, curing refers to "the process by which hydraulic-cement concrete matures and develops hardened properties over time." How the concrete cures and the accuracy of the tests will go a long way in the success of your project. By keeping your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Baltimore, MD, you can test to demonstrate that your concrete:

  • Won't fall victim to cracks, technically known as crazing
  • Has the needed strength
  • Has the needed water tightness
  • Is not susceptible to abrasion
  • Has better volume stability
  • Is not susceptible to freezing and thawing

While the people who prepare the concrete test cylinders and the Baltimore, MD lab the test is sent to will be accountable for a substantial percentage of the accuracy of the testing, their reports will mean nothing if the reliability of the sample is put at risk because the concrete was kept at a temperature and humidity that did not adhere to regulations. You need to know the precisely the conditions the specimens were stored at. For that reason, every Darwin Chambers portable concrete curing box has a control resolution of 1°F. Other specifications are:

  • In-field protected storage of concrete test specimens and dependable heating
  • Comes with comfort grip no-crush handles for easy carrying
  • No need to open to see temperature reading or set point of thermostat
  • The plate is thermally protected from overheating
  • Digital controls
  • Measuring resolution: 0.5°F
  • Control setpoint: 73°F
  • Ability to retain data
  • Xtreme technology uses an insulated lid and extra insulation in the walls
  • EZ-Clean top wipes clean and the lead-resistant channel drain makes it easy to empty any excess water without tilting the cooler
  • Eco-friendly manufacturing through reduced carbon emissions
  • Manufactured in the United States

How to Take Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Baltimore, MD

ASTM and ACI have strict regulations for how to produce samples and what conditions to store them under. To ensure you are complying with regulations, you must take the following steps:

  • The procedure must be carried out by an ACI-Certified Grade 1 Concrete Field Technician.
  • The concrete cylinder must be a "representative sample," made up of two different samples from the middle of the concrete load.
  • The technician must record the temperature of the ambient air and the sample.
  • The technician must perform a slump test and an air test.
  • The specimens must be kept in a concrete curing box where they are kept at a fixed temperature range between 60°F and 80°F.

After the slump and air tests, you must carry out both on-site and laboratory tests in Baltimore, MD to take a reading of the concrete's compressive strength:

  • In-Field Test: A small device, known as a Schmidt hammer, fires a spring-loaded mass with a defined energy against the surface and reads how elastic or strong the concrete is.
  • Laboratory Test: In a lab, the concrete will be placed in a machine that places increasing amounts of pressure on each end of the sample until it cracks or breaks.

Why Get a Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box in Baltimore, MD

Beyond industry-leading technologies and reliable environmental rooms and reach-in chambers, Darwin Chambers goes above and beyond by also offering a variety of services to our concrete curing box clients in Baltimore, MD, including:

  • Preventive maintenance to ensure your samples are maintained and there is no disruption in your operations.
  • Calibration so you can know you and your concrete curing box act in accordance with all regulatory oversight.
  • A three-part validation and qualification process so you know your concrete curing box is meeting the specifications you need it to.
  • Comprehensive service plans to take care of any repairs, or assist you in any other way we can.

As our staff are experienced maintaining, calibrating, qualifying, and repairing rooms and chambers in a wide variety of industries and different locations, they are all well-versed in a variety of industrial environments. Additionally, all of our Baltimore, MD technicians are properly credentialed and are capable of offering personalized troubleshooting in a swift, amiable, and coureous manner.

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Baltimore, MD Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over two and a half decades, Darwin Chambers has been innovative and effective solutions for companies in Baltimore, MD. We offer our services a variety of different Baltimore, MD industries and offer environmental units for a wide variety of purposes and specifications. For the best concrete curing box in Baltimore, MD, call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote through our website.

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