Kansas City, MO

Concrete Curing Box Kansas City, MO

Concrete Curing Box in Kansas City, MO. Darwin Chambers has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading concrete curing boxes for over 25 years. We take pride in the quality, longevity, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the proficiency and quality of our customer service team. We offer our high tech rooms and chambers and A to Z maintenance, calibration, and qualification plans to businesses in Kansas City, MO and throughout North America. If you need reliable temperature and humidity controls for the testing and curing of concrete, asphalt, or other specimens in Kansas City, MO, trust 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 complies with ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' flexible concrete curing box line contains a portable concrete curing box designed to maintain the integrity of your samples on-site and while they're being transported to a lab capable of holding 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 concrete curing rooms a more robust storing and curing area is called for. You can view the details of each Kansas City, MO model by checking out the links below:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Why You Need Concrete Curing Testing in Kansas City, MO

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." The success of your project will partially be dependent on how the concrete cures and your ability to accurately test it. By keeping your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Kansas City, MO, you can test to demonstrate that your concrete:

  • Won't have crevices, technically referred to as crazing
  • Has the correct durability
  • Has the needed water tightness
  • Is resistant to erosion
  • Is resistant to shrinkage, which causes cracks
  • Is impervious to freezing and thawing

In order to properly verify the above and have accurate tests, you You need to know the exact conditions under which the specimens were kept. That's why we design and manufacture every concrete curing box to have a control resolution of 1°F. Other features include:

  • 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
  • No overheating
  • Digital controls
  • Reading resolution: 0.5°F
  • Control setpoint: 73°F
  • Ability to preserve 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 because of reduced carbon emissions
  • Produced in the USA

Correct Procedures for Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Kansas City, MO

ASTM and ACI have stringent regulations for how concrete samples are taken and stored in a concrete curing box. To make sure you are obeying guidelines, you must take the following steps:

  • The procedure must be performed by an ACI-Certified Grade 1 Concrete Field Technician.
  • The concrete cylinder must be characteristic of the concrete poured on-site, made up of two different samples from the middle of the concrete load.
  • The technician must take an accurate reading of the temperature of the ambient air and the specimen.
  • The technician must carry out a slump test and an air test.
  • The specimens must be kept in a concrete curing box where they will not be disturbed and are kept within 60°F and 80°F at all times.

Once you have a concrete cylinder, you must maintain it in a concrete curing box until you can carry out in-field tests and send samples to a lab in Kansas City, MO 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: In a lab, the concrete will be placed in a machine that places increasing amounts of pressure on each end of the cylinder until it cracks or breaks.

Why Get a Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box in Kansas City, MO

Beyond industry-leading technologies and precise 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 Kansas City, MO, 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 adhere to all regulatory oversight.
  • A three-part validation and qualification process so you have documented proof that your concrete curing box meets guidelines and standards.
  • A to Z service plans to repair your concrete curing box or address any of the above.

As our experts are experienced maintaining, calibrating, qualifying, and repairing units in a wide variety of industries and different locations, they are all knowledgeable in a long list of set-ups. Additionally, all of our Kansas City, MO technicians are properly certified and are capable of offering personalized troubleshooting in a swift, affable, and polite manner.

Take a look at the links below to see other products and services we offer in Kansas City, MO:

Kansas City, MO Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over two and a half decades, Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in Kansas City, MO in the design, manufacture, and installation of concrete curing boxes, chambers, and rooms. We serve numerous different Kansas City, MO industries and offer a wide range of optional and customizable features. To have peace of mind and know that your samples in Kansas City, MO are secure, reach out to Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote through our website.

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