9. Concrete 101 - The Basics of Concrete

Date: June 2nd 2021
Speaker: Theron Tobolski, Assistant Executive Director, Illinois Ready Mixed Concrete Association


This webinar educates you on everything concrete from all the different materials that go into concrete like cement, fly ash, slag, type 1L cement, admixtures, fibers and aggregates. We also cover what causes different issues that can happen to concrete like cracking and scaling. Best practices for concrete like curing and sealing concrete and not exceeding the designed w/c is also discussed.  What causes low cylinder breaks on a project is highlighted in this webinar. This is a webinar that every engineer who designs concrete should attend.


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PCA Website on Portland Limestone (greener) Cements:






Xypex Bio San C500 Animation - YouTube

PCA information on FDR





Bio San C-500 Data Sheet


NRMCA Pave Ahead Website:




Bio San C-500 Brochure



CarbonCure FAQ for Engineers - https://www.carboncure.com/resources/carboncure-faq-for-engineers/


MB Slab https://mbslab.com/

The Case for Performance Based Specs - https://www.carboncure.com/resources/the-case-for-performance-based-concrete-specs/

MasterX-Seed (for strength and CO2 reduction) Master X-Seed 55 strength-enhancing admixture (master-builders-solutions.com)

How Regional Ready Mix Producers Can Easily Adopt CarbonCure - https://www.carboncure.com/resources/how-regional-ready-mix-producers-can-easily-adopt-carboncure/


MasterLife 300 series , it has a video on it. https://www.master-builders-solutions.com/en-us/products/waterproofing/crystalline-waterproofing/masterlife-300d

Sika US website -  https://usa.sika.com/


Software and Technology for Construction Materials



Control NS data sheet and or video – Overall information, data sheet Sika Control NS or SC download area, Slab solution brochure, or Slab solution video


Visibility into the Drum


New stealth fiber data sheet and or video. Stealth Data sheet, Stealth Video


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Swederski Concrete Construction Inc. 

Description of Services


Service Video: https://bit.ly/2TjSHFn


Website: http://bit.ly/3ttlIyJ

Tuf-Strand SF Fiber Calculator https://www.tufstrand.com  

Service Sheet: https://bit.ly/2NjCH6W



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