Concrete pressure calculator as mobile phone app

Harsco Infrastructure has developed an app for the calculation of the concrete pressure being suitable for iOS and Android. This application allows calculating the appropriate climbing rate of concrete as well as the maximum fresh concrete pressure directly at the construction site by means of a smartphone - in both cases according to the current standard DIN 18218.

After entering only a few number of data the computer calculates how fast the concrete may be poured for a specific application without exceeding the concrete pressure and whether the formwork used is approved for the respective...

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