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Latest Testing Shows Promise of Cor-Tuf UHPC H-Pilings

Get More for Less: Latest Testing Shows Promise of Cor-Tuf UHPC H-Pilings

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.

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Contractors space for the storage of finished concrete pilings.(concrete stake)

A New Era? UHPC Concrete Piles Versus Steel Piles

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.

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New Standards for UHPC Concrete Strength and Performance

is the world’s preeminent authority on concrete research and industry standards. Based in Michigan and founded in 1904, ACI develops technical standards and certification criteria for the production, installation, and maintenance of concrete. Building and design codes at the local, state, federal, and international levels increasingly rely on ACI publications to establish specifications for concrete construction.

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Questions You Should Be Asking Your UHPC Supplier

The use of ultra-high-performance concrete is becoming more common, thanks in no small part to the fact that it can now be mixed, transported, and poured using standard ready-mix trucks. The cost is also coming down, because you don’t need to buy a concrete manufacturer’s sand or cement; you can use your own. More on that in a bit.

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Cutting the Cost of UHPC

The cost of construction materials can be just as important as the quality. Ultra High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) checks all the boxes for quality, but many still worry that the price is too high. The question on everyone’s mind seems to be: “When will the cost of UHPC come down?” 

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All UHPC Products Are Not the Same

More than 30 years of research and recent commercial success have proven the promise of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC). Its strength and durability have brought UHPC into the spotlight for public agencies and private firms seeking superior alternatives for concrete construction.

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Stronger Concrete the Easy Way: UHPC Ready-Mix

Conventional concrete is all around us for a reason. Its workability and performance have been honed by construction crews for generations, used for everything from bridges to building columns to airport runways to two-seater park benches. The success of concrete is built on industry know-how and methods that work.

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