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Data Loggers for Concrete Curing

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Concrete Curing

Monitoring the temperature of concrete during the curing process is a critical factor in making sure the product sets to its full strength. If the concrete temperature goes below 50°F, the hydration of water slows, and if it continues to drop below 40°F, the hydration process essentially stops. Without hydration, the concrete can’t set properly and won’t achieve the same strength as it would have under the correct hydration conditions. If concrete is kept too hot, the hydration process speeds up which causes a decrease in strength and even cracking

MadgeTech’s thermocouple temperature data loggers can be used to monitor concrete throughout the curing process. Thermocouples can be embedded within the concrete so that the actual temperature of the mixture is logged, rather than the air temperature. Our concrete curing data loggers are available in single channel, multi-channel, submersible, wireless, and even with displays.

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