Madison, WI

Concrete Curing Box Madison, WI

Concrete Curing Box in Madison, WI. Darwin Chambers has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading concrete curing boxes for over two and a half decades. We pride ourselves on the accuracy, durability, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the proficiency and excellence of our customer service team. We offer our cutting-edge units and A to Z service plans to a wide variety of industries in Madison, WI and around the globe. If you need reliable temperature and humidity controls for the testing and curing of concrete, ceramics, or other specimens in Madison, WI, 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 abides by ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' flexible concrete curing box line contains a portable concrete curing box built 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 models built for use in a lab and custom concrete curing rooms for larger samples or longer-term testing. You can view the specifications of each Madison, WI model by checking out the links here:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Benefits of Concrete Curing Testing in Madison, WI

Based on a report from ACI Committee 308, curing is "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 using a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Madison, WI, you can test to demonstrate that your concrete:

  • Won't have fissures, also called crazing
  • Has the correct durability
  • Has the appropriate water tightness
  • Is resistant to erosion
  • Is not susceptible to shrinkage, which causes cracks
  • Is not susceptible to freezing and thawing

While the experts who prepare the concrete test cylinders and the Madison, WI lab the test is sent to will be accountable for a large portion of the accuracy of the testing, their reports will mean nothing if the reliability of the sample is put at risk because of a poor concrete curing box. You need to know the exact conditions under which the samples were kept. That's why we design and manufacture every concrete curing box to have a control resolution of 1°F. Other aspects are:

  • In-field protected storage of concrete test specimens and dependable heating
  • Comes with comfort grip no-crush handles for easy transport
  • No need to open to read or set temperature
  • No overheating
  • Digital controls
  • Measuring resolution: 0.5°F
  • Control setpoint: 73°F
  • Data retention: Yes
  • Xtreme technology uses an insulated lid and extra insulation on the siding
  • EZ-Clean top wipes clean and the lead-resistant channel drain makes it easy to empty any excess water without tilting the cooler
  • Low CO2 insulation for reduced carbon emissions from foam manufacturing
  • Manufactured in the United States

Correct Procedures for Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Madison, WI

ASTM and ACI have stringent instructions for how to make samples and what humidity and temperature to store them at. To ensure compliance, you must follow a certain procedure:

  • The procedure must be carried out by an ACI-Certified Grade 1 Concrete Field Technician.
  • The concrete cylinder must be characteristic of the concrete poured on-site, made up of at least two samples.
  • The technician must note a precise reading of the temperature of the ambient air and the specimen.
  • The worker must run a slump test and an air test.
  • The samples must be kept in a concrete curing box where they will not be perturbed and are kept within 60°F and 80°F at all times.

After the slump and air tests, you must conduct both in-field and laboratory tests in Madison, WI to measure the concrete's compressive strength:

  • On-site 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: A compressive strength lab test will apply force to each end of the cylinder until it breaks to see how much pressure the concrete can withstand.

Why Get a Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box in Madison, WI

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 Madison, WI with:

  • Preventive maintenance so your operations aren't stalled by surprises.
  • Calibration so you can know you are in compliance 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.
  • Exhaustive service plans to fix your concrete curing box or address any of the above.

As our staff work throughout North America, they are all accomplished in a long list of industrial environments. Better yet, all of our Madison, WI staff are adequately certified and are capable of explaining technical details in a swift, amiable, and coureous manner.

Click on the links below to see other products and services we offer in Madison, WI:

Madison, WI Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over 25 years, Darwin Chambers has been innovative and effective solutions for companies in Madison, WI. We build reach-in-chambers and walk-in rooms for numerous different Madison, WI fields and offer a wide range of optional and customizable features. For the best concrete curing box in Madison, WI, get in touch with Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote online.

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