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BASF Admixture Systems’ latest electronic tool models potential dollar savings producers can achieve with improved concrete mix consistency, a metric reflected in the need for little or no on-site adjustment of a load or changes to the casting, consolidating and finishing processes on a batch-to-batch or day-to-day basis.

With an eye to sustainable construction, BASF Admixture Systems has formulated a new water-reducing admixture, Pozzolith 700N, for use in ready mixed concrete designed with SCM. It provides faster setting time in the face of supplementary binders, which typically challenge contractors by extending a mixture’s set window.

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