Rochester, NY

Concrete Curing Box Rochester, NY

Concrete Curing Box in Rochester, NY. Darwin Chambers has been a leader in the concrete curing box industry for over two decades. We take pride in the precision, durability, and innovation of our environmental chambers, as well as the prowess and excellence of our customer service team. We offer our cutting-edge units and comprehensive maintenance, calibration, and qualification plans to companies in Rochester, NY and throughout North America. If you need reliable temperature and humidity controls for the testing and storing of concrete, asphalt, or other materials in Rochester, NY, 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 observes ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and CCRL standards.

Darwin Chambers' flexible 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 larger, non-portable models and custom-built concrete curing rooms for larger samples or longer-term testing. You can view the standard and options features of each Rochester, NY model by taking a look at their product pages below:

MC70QT (Portable)

MC030 (Single Door)

MC060 (Double Door)

Advantages to Concrete Curing Testing in Rochester, NY

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." You need to be confident that your concrete is curing properly for the best outcome in your project. By keeping your samples in a Darwin Chambers concrete curing box in Rochester, NY, you can test to make sure that your concrete:

  • Won't develop crevices, also called crazing
  • Has the necessary durability
  • Has the correct water tightness
  • Is resistant to erosion
  • Has better volume stability
  • Is resistant to freezing and thawing

While the workers who prepare the concrete test cylinders and the Rochester, NY lab the test is sent to will be responsible for a considerable percentage of the accuracy of the testing, their work 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 specimens were kept. For that reason, every Darwin Chambers portable concrete curing box has a control resolution of 1°F. Other features include:

  • In-field protected storage of concrete test specimens and reliable heating
  • Comes with comfort grip no-crush handles for easy carrying
  • No need to open to see temperature reading or set point of thermostat
  • The plate is thermally protected from overheating
  • Digital temperature controller
  • 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 through reduced carbon emissions
  • Made in the United States

How to Take Concrete Curing Samples in the Field in Rochester, NY

ASTM and ACI have strict instructions for how concrete samples are taken and stored in a concrete curing box. To make sure you are obeying regulations, you must follow a specific procedure:

  • The procedure must be performed 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 make not of the temperature of the ambient air and the sample.
  • The technician 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.

In addition to the slump and air tests, you must perform in-field tests and send samples to a lab in Rochester, NY to test the concrete's compressive strength:

  • On-site 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 cylinder can hold up against.

The Darwin Chambers Concrete Curing Box Advantage in Rochester, NY

Beyond state-of-the-art technologies and durable environmental rooms and reach-in chambers, Darwin Chambers also offers a variety of services to our concrete curing box clients in Rochester, NY, including:

  • Preventive maintenance to ensure your samples are maintained and there is no disruption in your operations.
  • Calibration so you can know you are in compliance with any standards and regulatory bodies.
  • 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 staff work throughout North America, they are all capable in a variety of set-ups. Additionally, all of our Rochester, NY customer service staff are appropriately certified and are capable of recommending custom solutions in a prompt, affable, and coureous manner.

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

Rochester, NY Concrete Curing Box | Darwin Chambers

For over two and a half decades, Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in Rochester, NY in the design, manufacture, and installation of concrete curing units. We build reach-in-chambers and walk-in rooms for a variety of different Rochester, NY fields and offer environmental units for a wide variety of purposes and specifications. To have peace of mind and know that your samples in Rochester, NY are secure, contact Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or request a free quote through our website.

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