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Curing of Concrete | Purpose of Curing | Curing Methods

Curing of Concrete Curing of Concrete is a method by which the concrete is protected against loss of moisture required for hydration and kept within the recommended temperature range. Curing will increase the strength and decrease the permeability of hardened concrete. Curing is also helps in mitigating thermal and plastic cracks, which can severely impact durability of structures. A curing practice involves keeping the concrete damp or moist until the hydration of concrete is… Read More »

Curing of Concrete and General Methods of Curing

Curing of Concrete and General Methods of Curing Concrete that has been specified, batched, mixed, placed, and finished “letter-perfect” can still be a failure if improperly or inadequately cured. Curing is usually the last step in a concrete project and, unfortunately, is often neglected even by professionals. Curing has a major influence on the properties… Read More »