AASHTO accreditation

Beton’s laboratory has received AASHTO accreditation for concrete testing and for quality management in accordance with ASTM C1077 and AASHTO R18. AASHTO’s website has a copy of our certificate and lists […]

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Cold weather concrete

Those of us who live in northern latitudes would do well to review the basics of cold weather concreting every fall. The American Concrete Institute’s “Guide to Cold Weather Concreting” (ACI […]

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Concrete cube tests

In previous blogs we’ve discussed various aspects of acceptance testing of concrete. The standard concrete compressive strength specimen in North America is a cylinder, either 6 x 12 inches or 4 x 8 inches. In most […]

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