Concrete In Practice

NRMCA provides Answers to Frequently Asked Technical Questions

Cape Cod Ready Mix is proud to offer customers information from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA).  The Concrete In Practice (CIP) Series contains popular 1-page discussion sheets on a variety of technical topics written in a “What, Why and How?” format. They are intended to provide information in a non-technical format.  The Concrete In Practice (CIP) series is provided courtesy of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Maryland USA

42 Important Technical Topics            English
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Dusting Concrete Surfaces CIP 1
Scaling Concrete Surfaces CIP 2
Revised – Crazing Concrete Surfaces CIP 3
Cracking Concrete Surfaces CIP 4
Plastic Shrinkage Cracking CIP 5
Joints in Concrete Slabs on Grade CIP 6
Cracks in Concrete Basement Walls CIP 7
Discrepancies in Yield CIP 8
Low Concrete Cylinder Strength CIP 9
Strength of In-Place Concrete CIP 10
Curing In-Place Concrete CIP 11
Hot Weather Concreting CIP 12
Concrete Blisters CIP 13
Finishing Concrete Flatwork CIP 14
Chemical Admixtures for Concrete CIP 15
Flexural Strength of Concrete CIP 16
Flowable Fill Materials CIP 17
Radon Resistant Buildings CIP 18
Curling of Concrete Slabs CIP 19
Delamination of Troweled Concrete Surfaces CIP 20
Loss of Air Content In Pumped Concrete CIP 21
Grout CIP 22
Discoloration CIP 23
Synthetic Fibers for Concrete CIP 24
Corrosion of Steel in Concrete CIP 25
Jobsite Addition of Water CIP 26
Cold Weather Concreting CIP 27
Concrete Slab Moisture CIP 28
Vapor Barriers Under Slabs on Grade CIP 29
Supplementary Cementitious Materials CIP 30
Ordering Ready Mixed Concrete CIP 31
Concrete Pre-Construction Conference CIP 32
High Strength Concrete CIP 33
Making Concrete Cylinders in the Field CIP 34
Testing Compressive Strength of Concrete CIP 35
Structural Lightweight Concrete CIP 36
Self Consolidating Concrete CIP 37
Pervious Concrete CIP 38
Concrete Maturity  CIP 39
 Aggregate Popouts  CIP 40
 Acceptance Testing of Concrete  CIP 41
NEW Thermal Cracking of Concrete  CIP 42