FAQ: Concrete


Concrete Safety

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

WARNING:  Freshly mixed concrete may cause skin irritation or injury to skin and eyes. Avoid contact with skin where possible and use eye protection to avoid contact with eyes. Wash exposed areas promptly with water. If any mixture gets into the eye, rinse immediately with water and get prompt medical attention. Keep out of reach of children. 

For more information on working safely with concrete, please call our Company Safety Director at (260) 203-9806.

Choose a topic to learn the WHAT, WHY and HOW of common concrete topics.

Concrete in Practice is a series of 43 one-page information sheets on important topics, written in a non-technical "What, Why and How?" format. Visit NRMCA's website for available options on obtaining this printed information: www.nrmca.org. "Courtesy of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), Silver Springs, Maryland, USA"


Dusting Concrete Surfaces

Scaling Concrete Surfaces

Crazing Concrete Surfaces

Cracking Concrete Surfaces

Plastic Shrinkage Cracking

Concrete Blisters

Curling of Concrete Slabs

Delamination of Troweled Concrete Surfaces


Aggregate Popouts


Hot Weather Concreting

Cold Weather Concreting

Thermal Cracking of Concrete


Finishing Concrete Flatwork

Jobsite Addition of Water

Curing In-Place Concrete

Joints in Concrete Slabs on Grade

  • Misc.

Vapor Retarders Under Slabs on Grade

Concrete Slab Moisture Issues

Flowable Fill Materials

Synthetic Fibers for Concrete

Cracks in Residential Basement Walls

Making Cylinders In the Field

Structural Lightweight Concrete

Self Consolidating Concrete (SCS)

Pervious Concrete