This test represents the horizontal portion of our piling testing. In the press is one of our 18”x18”x30’ Cor-Tuf UHPC pilings equipped with a full
Concrete is prone to a variety of issues that may arise from poor construction or standard weathering. Many defects can be avoided by proper mixing and placement, but others remain likely to occur within a typical service life. Regular inspections are therefore recommended to detect and document conditions over time.
Concrete spalling is symptomatic of processes going on inside the concrete which are very damaging. Spalling is very often the result of pressure building up inside the concrete because of chemical reactions taking place with the concrete itself.
Cor-Tuf UHPC chairman Douglas Darling is adamant that the Miami condo collapse didn’t have to happen. “People didn’t need to die,” says Darling. “New, available concrete technology is impervious to water and chemicals, and can be used to repair failing, traditional concrete, and to build new structures that will not fail.”
Cor-Tuf®️ UHPC, the exclusive licensed producer of Cor-Tuf Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) in the United States and the world, is the ideal material to use in the Federal Government’s proposed $2 trillion plan to rehabilitate and upgrade the American infrastructure. And, thanks to our latest innovation—our UHPC mobile batch plant—Cor-Tuf UHPC can now be used anywhere and everywhere, without any special considerations or accommodations.