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Concrete Mix Design Just Got Easier

A concrete mix is a combination of five major elements in various proportions: cement, water, coarse aggregates, fine aggregates (i.e. sand), and air. Additional elements…

Half-Cell Potential Test for Concrete Corrosion

What Is the Half-Cell Potential Test?

Corrosion is a natural process that occurs when a structure is exposed to elements like CO2 or chloride, which can penetrate the concrete all the…

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SmartRock® Pro vs. SmartRock: What Are the Differences?

Giatec has announced the release of its newest product, the SmartRock® Pro. This new sensor provides a superior solution for general contractors and producers to cut costs and save time. But, hows does it differ from the well-known SmartRock® wireless sensor? In this blog, let’s delve into the differences and similarities between these two innovative testing technologies.

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5 Concrete Blogs You Should Check Out in 2023

As the concrete industry keeps growing, so does the number of sites that offer quality and educational content. The topics range from tips and techniques to sustainability in the industry. So, let’s check a compilation of the best five concrete blogs you should be on the lookout for this year.

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Back to Basics: Cement vs Concrete

How many times have you heard people use the words cement and concrete interchangeably? Probably enough for you to wonder if there is a difference at all. While there are some ways in which the terms are related, the answer is simple: concrete and cement are fundamentally different. In this blog we will discuss all you need to know to answer the question: cement vs concrete, are they different?

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