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WE123 - Proven Techniques for Quality Concrete Placement & Consolidation

Wednesday, January 22 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM | Room N259, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center « Back

In this seminar, attendees will learn how to properly place and consolidate freshly mixed concrete for slabs on ground, foundations, columns and walls.  You’ll hear about:  pre-concrete placement inspection, how to deposit concrete on ground and in formwork, characteristics and application of internal and external vibrators, and proper techniques to vibrate slabs on ground, foundations, columns and walls.  Also, covered will be the consequences of improper vibration that includes honeycomb, bugholes, subsidence cracking, lift lines and cold joints.

  1. Inspect subgrade or subbase and formwork prior to placing concrete
  2. Properly deposit freshly mixed concrete on ground and in foundation, column and wall forms
  3. Consolidate concrete using internal vibration and a vibratory strikeoff screed
  4. Identify and understand the effects of improper vibration

Credits: 1.5 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA, DBPR/CILB

Education Tracks: Concrete 101

Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session


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