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  • Cold Weather Concreting - Tips for Smaller Projects | For ...

    Jan 18 2021 · While there have been countless articles written about the challenges involving ready-mixed concrete when faced with cold weather this article will focus on cold weather concreting tips

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  • Tips for Concrete Pumping in Cold Weather - All Mix Concrete

    There are a number of measures that must be taken to ensure safe and effective concrete pumping onsite from wearing the correct protective clothing to checking that your mix is suitable for the project. Careful preparation should guarantee a successful job. However any difficulties encountered when carrying out concrete pumping are accentuated further by cold []

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  • Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance and Strategies - The ...

    Reading time: 1 minute Cold weather concreting is the process of placement finishing curing and protection of concrete during cold weather as per ACI 306.1. The cold weather occurs when the average outdoor temperature is below 4.4C (40F) for more than three successive days. If the temperature of fresh concrete is 12.7C (55F) or []

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  • A Wintry Mix: How to Ensure Good Concrete in Cold Weather ...

    Jan 23 2015 · A Wintry Mix: How to Ensure Good Concrete in Cold Weather This concrete producer says that whether you are a commercial contractor building a winter project or a homeowner improving your property outdoors cold weather doesn't have to hold you back from working with concrete.

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  • Tips For Pumping Concrete in Cold Weather Conditions | For ...

    Feb 21 2013 · Cold weather pumping can present a variety of problems as compared to pumping in moderate temperatures. Most obvious of course is if the concrete freezes

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  • All Weather Concrete Pouring Tips - Maple Concrete Pumping

    Sep 03 2015 · Follow these tips for successful concrete installation in all weather. Lets Starts From Spring Season (April to May) In this season weather remains cool and best for concrete pumping. Concrete freezing ratios remains ideal but rain is considerable. Concrete Mix Designs: Use standard concrete mix design so that concrete can dictate both ...

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  • Cold Weather Concreting - Winter Concrete Mix - The ...

    Many of the problems with cold weather can be overcome by the ready mix producer. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Hot waterYour ready mixed concrete producer will usually have and use hot water in the concrete when the weather turns cold. Most producers will try to have the concrete be at least 65°F when it leaves the plant which is generally good enough depending on air ...

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  • Cold Weather Concrete Pouring Tips | Handyman tips

    Jun 26 2019 · Other ways to protect a concrete pour in cold weather is to use hot water in the concrete mix. This can raise the temperature of the concrete to at least 65 degrees F. Other contractors use accelerators. This is usually the addition of 2 percent calcium chloride though theres a risk of this accelerator corroding rebar and other steel ...

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  • Cold Weather Concrete Pumping Tips : Concrete Facts

    Feb 21 2013 · Cold weather pumping can present a variety of problems as compared to pumping in moderate temperatures. Most obvious of course is if the concrete freezes in the boom or other parts of the unit such as the hopper thus stopping the flow of concrete through the pipeline.

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