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Concrete Maturity

 

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Maturity

Introduction

  • The maturity method is an non-destructive procedure used to estimate the strength of in-place concrete based on temperature history of the concrete.

Uses

  • Predicting opening times to traffic, striping forms, terminating cold weather protection are several uses for the maturity method.

Procedures

Forms

Maturity curve development - beams (revised 1/2017)

Maturity curve development - cylinders (revised 1/2017)

Maturity curve verification - beams(revised 5/2017)

Maturity curve verification - cylinders (revised 5/2017)

Maturity field data (revised 1/2017)