Assurance That Your Materials Won't Turn in to "Concrete Soup"

July 5, 2018 Karli Langner

Be A Quality Control Hero

Adding excess mixing water to premixed concrete at the job site or in transit is one of the most common ways building materials can be ruined. 

Too much water can reduce the strength of the concrete, make repairs to a concrete construction necessary, and damage a contractor's reputation for efficiency and reliability.
All it takes is one impulse decision to generate so much waste. If the necessary data to make better decisions is available, why not use it? Technology is available to help set your business apart and deliver A+ experiences to your customers.

Real-time visibility in to the material science of your materials can help you avoid the embarrassment of delivering "concrete soup" to a job site that has to be thrown out.

Information on the properties of a load is available to both the driver and dispatch personnel throughout the delivery cycles. These insights can be extremely advantageous because they can help reduce the time that's spent making load adjustments, testing the load, and washing out and dumping drum contents. Not to mention (and especially in the midst of a driver shortage), when there is more time to spare, you're able to do more with the fleet that's available, improving overall delivery costs.

Knowing a delivered material’s slump, temperature, volume, and other properties, and sending this data back to production personnel, enables proactive adjustments to future loads to reduce mix overdesign, eliminate rejected loads, and ensure quality. Historical data on material science of concrete properties can be used by quality control personnel to further optimize mix designs in the future.

Have a question? Don't hesitate to contact us. We would love to help you be a QC hero with your customers!

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