Denver, CO

Concrete Curing Box Denver, CO

Concrete Curing Box in Denver, CO. Darwin Chambers has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading concrete curing boxes for over two decades. We pride ourselves on the quality, durability, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the competency and quality of our engineers and support staff. We offer our cutting-edge units and comprehensive maintenance, calibration, and qualification plans to businesses in Denver, CO and throughout North America. If you need dependable temperature and humidity controls for the testing and storing of concrete, asphalt, or other materials in Denver, CO, inquire about 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 will allow you to comply with ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' all-around concrete curing box line contains a portable concrete curing box for work in the field and transportation big enough to hold five 6″x 12″ concrete test cylinder molds and ten 4″x 8″ concrete test cylinder molds. We also have models designed for use in a lab and custom-built concrete curing rooms a more robust storing and curing area is required. You can view the standard and options features of each Denver, CO model by taking a look at their product pages here:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Why You Need Concrete Curing Testing in Denver, CO

According to a a definition offered by ACI Committee 308, curing is "the process by which hydraulic-cement concrete matures and develops hardened properties over time." You need to be confident that your concrete is curing correctly for the best outcome in your project. By keeping your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Denver, CO, you can test to establish that your concrete:

  • Won't have cracks, technically called crazing
  • Has the appropriate durability
  • Has the needed water tightness
  • Is resistant to erosion
  • Has better volume stability
  • Is resistant to freezing and thawing

While the people who prepare the concrete test cylinders and the Denver, CO lab the test is sent to will be responsible for a substantial percentage of the accuracy of the testing, their reports will mean nothing if the reliability of the sample is endangered because of a poor concrete curing box. You need to know the precisely the temperature and humidity the samples were stored at. For that reason, every Darwin Chambers portable concrete curing box has a control resolution of 1°F. Other specifications include:

  • In-field protected storage of concrete test specimens and dependable heating
  • Comes with comfort grip no-crush handles for easy transport
  • Exterior controls and readings so the box can remain closed
  • The plate is thermally protected from overheating
  • Digital temperature controller
  • Reading resolution: 0.5°F
  • Control setpoint: 73°F
  • Data storage
  • 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 because of reduced carbon emissions
  • Made in the USA

Correct Procedures for Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Denver, CO

ASTM and ACI have stringent instructions for how concrete samples are taken and stored in a concrete curing box. To ensure you are following guidelines, you must follow a specific procedure:

  • The concrete must be made, cured, and tested by an ACI-Certified Grade 1 Concrete Field Technician.
  • The concrete cylinder must be a "representative sample," made up of at least two samples.
  • The technician must take a precise reading of the temperature of the ambient air and the sample.
  • You must perform a slump test and an air test.
  • The cylinders must be kept 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 cylinder, you must keep it well-preserved in a concrete curing box until you can carry out both on-site and laboratory tests in Denver, CO to take a reading of 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 Denver, CO

Darwin Chambers is more than just a manufacturer of environmental rooms and reach-in chambers; we provide top-level assistance and customer support throughout the lifetime of your concrete curing box in Denver, CO with:

  • 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 adhere to all guidelines and standards mandated in your field.
  • A three-part validation and qualification process so you have documented proof that your concrete curing box meets guidelines and standards.
  • Exhaustive service plans to fix your concrete curing box or address any of the above.

As our experts work throughout North America, they are all knowledgeable in a variety of procedures. Additionally, all of our Denver, CO staff are sufficiently credentialed and are capable of recommending custom solutions in a speedy, friendly, and professional manner.

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

Denver, CO Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over 25 years, Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in Denver, CO in the design, manufacture, and installation of concrete curing boxes, chambers, and rooms. We offer our services numerous different Denver, CO fields and offer environmental units for a wide variety of purposes and specifications. To have peace of mind and know that your samples in Denver, CO are secure, get in touch with Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote through our website.

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