Imko

In-situ determination of the water content in fresh concrete

A new measurement system based on radar waves now makes an important application in the construction industry possible, according to the supplier: quick and precise determination of fresh concrete in situ.

The construction material concrete, when expertly manufactured and processed, can have a durability of more than 100 years. Despite this, it nevertheless happens not infrequently that concrete structures like bridges and architectural-concrete façades have to be comprehensively refurbished or torn down, already a few years after their erection. A correct w/c ratio is the crucial factor for...

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