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HPC, GFRC admixtures

96 Fishi 150Company has added three high performance formulations to a product line encompassing concrete admixtures, sealers and molds. Super-SIX-Admix is a proprietary blend designed to achieve a pinhole free, dense and strong concrete mix that will free flow in precast molds or shape to a superior finish and crisp detail. The formulation suits ultra high performance concrete mixes of self-flowing consistency or with shapeable, clay-like properties for molding, carving or rolling.

 

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Curing compound

96 Chem 150EZ Strip Cure DR is a water-based, low-VOC, low-odor formulation that cures concrete to ASTM C309 and AASHTO M 148 standards. Unlike other dissipating cure products, product developers contend, it does not require UV exposure—making it suited to either indoor or outdoor use. It is easily removed with light mechanical or hand abrasion after curing is complete. Low pressure water spray can be used for removal in outdoor conditions.

 

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Speed limit, safety functions underpin Hyundai Forklift instrument cluster

42 Hyundaiii 150Available as standard equipment, a new 5.6-in. wide LCD monitor informs Hyundai Forklift 9 Series operators of changing conditions, including speed, travel direction and battery discharge. An industry-exclusive truck inclination warning system monitors and indicates forward/backward and right/left degree of the forklift, and sounds an alarm when the driver is outside the degree of ISO safe driving regulations.

 

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Structural thermal blocks

96 Schocki 150A 15-story South Side development designed by Studio Gang Architects scheduled for completion this year, City Hyde Park is the first major Chicago project to incorporate Schöck Isokorb structural thermal breaks. The devices will be used in four concrete balconies, where they minimize thermal outflow and energy loss—contributing to energy savings, while providing occupants added thermal comfort for the residents. Schock engineers note that they effective thermal insulation methods reduces the risk of high levels of condensation, mold formation and associated damage caused along the ceiling slabs interior of the balconies.

 

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Martin Engineering winds new class of robust, precast form vibrators

40 Cougariii 150Cougar Concrete Form Vibrators utilize Class H windings and a rigid alloy frame to withstand maximum force output levels for longer sustained periods. The units’ external bolt patterns are compatible with conventional form brackets, creating a secure fit that allows the concrete to settle quickly for even distribution without air pockets.

 

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