Concrete Industry Resources

A list of Concrete Industry Resources and links to technical information available on their websites.

Concrete Composition

The composition and main ingredients of this ancient building material are covered: water, cement, aggregates, and admixtures.

Steel Reinforcing in Concrete

Steel reinforcement helps make concrete stronger and more durable. This article covers steel reinforcing bars, welded wire reinforcement and the nomenclature used in describing reinforcing.

Concrete Chemical Admixtures

Concrete admixtures allow architects and engineers to alter the concrete recipe for various circumstances. This article covers a number of common concrete additives including superplasticizers, fly ash, corrosion inhibitors, and many others.

Concrete Finishing Techniques

There are many ways to finish concrete to provide a desired aesthetic. This article covers many options for finishing concrete.

Concrete Testing

Concrete tests are critical to the safety of buildings and other structures. This article covers field and laboratory tests including slump tests and compressive tests.
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