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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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2022: Everything You Need to Know About Concrete Strength

Concrete is the foundation of modern construction. Its strength and durability enables it to support heavy structures over long periods of time.  Compressive strength is the prominent concrete specification, but tensile, flexural, and other properties can play a significant role in modern designs.

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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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