Columbus, OH

Concrete Curing Box Columbus, OH

Concrete Curing Box in Columbus, OH. Darwin Chambers has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading concrete curing boxes for over two and a half decades. We take pride in the precision, durability, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the prowess and excellence of our experts and support staff. We offer our world-class rooms and chambers and comprehensive service plans to companies in Columbus, OH and around the globe. If you need dependable temperature and humidity controls and readings for the testing and curing of concrete, asphalt, or other specimens in Columbus, OH, invest in a concrete curing box from Darwin Chambers. Get in touch with us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

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

Darwin Chambers' versatile concrete curing box line contains a portable concrete curing box built to keep your samples at consistent temperature and humidity both on-site and during transport 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 models built for use in a lab and customized concrete curing rooms a more robust storing and curing area is necessary. You can view the standard and options features of each Columbus, OH model by taking a look at the links below:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Advantages to Concrete Curing Testing in Columbus, OH

Based on a a definition offered by ACI Committee 308, curing is "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 storing your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Columbus, OH, you can test to establish that your concrete:

  • Won't have crevices, also referred to as crazing
  • Has the appropriate strength
  • Has the necessary water tightness
  • Is not susceptible to wearing down
  • Has better volume stability
  • Is impervious to freezing and thawing

In order to properly verify the above and have accurate tests, you You need to know the exact temperature and humidity under which the specimens were kept. For that reason, every Darwin Chambers portable concrete curing box has a control resolution of 1°F. Other features include:

  • On job site protected storage of concrete test specimens and reliable heating
  • Comes with comfort grip no-crush handles for easy carrying
  • No need to open to read or set temperature
  • No overheating
  • Digital controls
  • Reading resolution: 0.5°F
  • Control setpoint: 73°F
  • Data retention: Yes
  • Xtreme technology uses an insulated lid and extra insulation on the interior
  • 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
  • Produced in the United States

Correct Procedures for Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Columbus, OH

ASTM and ACI have stringent regulations for how concrete samples are taken and stored in a concrete curing box. To ensure you are adhering to regulations, you must take the following steps:

  • The procedure must be conducted by an ACI-Certified Grade 1 Concrete Field Technician.
  • The concrete cylinder must be a "representative sample," made up of the same concrete as it was poured.
  • The technician must record the temperature of the ambient air and the sample.
  • The worker must conduct a slump test and an air test.
  • The cylinders must be placed in a concrete curing box where they are kept at a fixed temperature range between 60°F and 80°F.

Once you have a concrete sample, you must maintain it in a concrete curing box until you can carry out in-field tests and send samples to a lab in Columbus, OH to test the concrete's compressive strength:

  • In-Field Test: A Schmidt hammer fires a spring-loaded mass at the concrete in order to measure the value of the rebound.
  • Laboratory Test: A compressive strength lab test will apply force to each end of the cylinder until it breaks to see how much pressure the sample can withstand.

Why Get a Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box in Columbus, OH

Our job isn't over once we've shipped and installed your environmental room or reach-in chamber to your Columbus, OH location. We provide consistent support through:

  • Preventive maintenance so your operations keep running smoothly and you can have peace of mind.
  • Calibration so you can can be sure that you and your concrete curing box comply with all regulatory oversight.
  • A three-part validation and qualification process so you have documented proof that your concrete curing box meets guidelines and standards.
  • Comprehensive service plans to fix your concrete curing box or address any of the above.

As our experts are experienced servicing rooms and chambers in a wide variety of industries and different locations, they are all capable in a variety of set-ups. Additionally, all of our Columbus, OH staff are appropriately credentialed and are capable of explaining technical details in a prompt, amiable, and coureous manner.

Take a look at the links below to see other products and services we offer in Columbus, OH:

Columbus, OH Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over 25 years, Darwin Chambers has been innovative and effective solutions for companies in Columbus, OH. We build reach-in-chambers and walk-in rooms for numerous different Columbus, OH industries and offer a wide range of optional and customizable features. For the most efficient and most accurate concrete curing box in Columbus, OH, reach out to Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote through our website.

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