At Cor-Tuf, we are always looking for ways to test and maximize the characteristics of our proprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC). We have already shown through previous tests the amazing strength and durability benefits of this new concrete technology. We have also shown the advantages of Cor-Tuf UHPC over other conventional UHPC concrete mixes.
Most of us in the construction industry are very familiar with pilings. Two of the most common types of piles are concrete piles and steel piles. While these two types of piles are very different, each offers certain advantages over the other.
Blast-Resistant Concrete: How Using UHPC in Infrastructure Projects Saves Lives and Increases Security
Disturbing as it may be, security is something we now grapple with on a daily basis. Protection from both intruders and blasts have now become part of the planning and design process in many infrastructure projects, from buildings to bridges and beyond.
At the Capital Grille restaurant, there is a side dish on the menu called Lobster Mac ‘N’ Cheese. For $20, you can get an order to your table delivered in a small cast-iron skillet
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.