Oakland, CA

Concrete Curing Box Oakland, CA

Concrete Curing Box in Oakland, CA. Darwin Chambers has been a leading concrete curing box manufacturer for over two and a half decades. We pride ourselves on the quality, longevity, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the proficiency and excellence of our technicians and support staff. We offer our cutting-edge rooms and chambers and comprehensive maintenance, calibration, and qualification plans to companies in Oakland, CA and all over the world. If you need reliable temperature and humidity controls for the testing and storing of concrete, asphalt, or other specimens in Oakland, CA, inquire about 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 adheres to ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' flexible concrete curing box line includes a portable concrete curing box for work in the field and transportation capable of holding five 6″x 12″ concrete test cylinder molds and ten 4″x 8″ concrete test cylinder molds. We also have stationary models and custom concrete curing rooms for larger samples or longer-term testing. You can view the specifications of each Oakland, CA model by clicking the links here:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Advantages to Concrete Curing Testing in Oakland, CA

Based on a guidelines set out by 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 keeping your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Oakland, CA, you can test to make sure that your concrete:

  • Won't have crevices, technically called crazing
  • Has the correct durability
  • Has the correct water tightness
  • Is not susceptible to erosion
  • Is not susceptible to shrinkage, which causes cracks
  • Is impervious to freezing and thawing

In order to properly verify the above and have accurate readings, you 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 features include:

  • On job site 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

How to Take Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Oakland, CA

ASTM and ACI have stringent standards for how concrete samples are taken and stored in a concrete curing box. To ensure compliance, 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 representative of the concrete put in the slab, made up of two different samples from the middle of the concrete load.
  • The technician must make not of the temperature of the ambient air and the specimen.
  • You must carry out a slump test and an air test.
  • The samples must be stored 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 maintain it in a concrete curing box until you can carry out both on-site and laboratory tests in Oakland, CA to test the concrete's compressive strength:

  • On-site Test: A small device, known as a Schmidt hammer, measures the rebound of a spring-loaded mass that is shot against the surface of the concrete.
  • 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 Choose a Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box in Oakland, CA

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 Oakland, CA with:

  • Preventive maintenance so your operations keep running smoothly and you can have peace of mind.
  • Calibration so you can can be sure that you are in compliance with any standards and regulatory bodies.
  • Three-step validation and qualification so you have documented proof that your concrete curing box meets guidelines and standards.
  • A to Z service plans to take care of any repairs, or see if there is anything else our technicians can do for you.

As our technicians work throughout North America, they are all well-versed in a long list of procedures. Better yet, all of our Oakland, CA technicians are sufficiently certified and are capable of recommending custom solutions in a prompt, cordial, and polite manner.

Check out the links below to see other products and services we offer in Oakland, CA:

Oakland, CA Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over 25 years, Darwin Chambers has been innovative and effective solutions for companies in Oakland, CA. We offer our services a variety of different Oakland, CA fields and offer a wide range of optional and customizable features. To have peace of mind and know that your samples in Oakland, CA are secure, contact Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote online.

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