Specification Section: 2021 Guide to Concrete Product and Design Software for Buildings, Bridges and Roads
This guide briefly showcases the latest concrete product and design software used by civil and structural engineers throughout the industry. If your company should have been included, let us know at [email protected] or [email protected], and we’ll add it online.
Allplan enables engineers to seamlessly integrate 3D and BIM into existing 2D workflows to generate high-quality drawings, reports and documents from one solution.
Allplan Bridge enables bridge engineers to work with one single solution—from the creation of a parametric 4D model to structural analysis, reinforcement design and detailing.
Allplan’s innovative software maps the complete BIM process for bridge projects, essential for transparent, collaborative and cost-effective project delivery.
As a member of the OpenBIM initiative, ALLPLAN is leading the charge to digitalize the AEC industry, support IFC standards, and enable the holistic design, construction and management of buildings, bridges and other structures.
American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute is the premiere, global community dedicated to the best use of concrete. Earlier in 2021, ACI built and launched its entirely new PLUS platform with an annual subscription option to ACI 318 PLUS. This new platform provides users with convenient digital interactive access to ACI CODE-318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.
In addition to full digital interactive access, ACI 318 PLUS also provides in-document access to related resources, robust digital notetaking and enhanced search functionality. Subscribers also receive digital access to the ACI Detailing Manual and the ACI Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook. Create up to 10 unique sets of notes for sharing with other ACI 318 PLUS users, navigate content by section, chapter and/or provision, and analyze 3D graphics and related references and FAQs.
ACI 318 PLUS is continuously updated, and is optimized for desktop and laptop computers. A free one-year subscription is available to anyone who purchases ACI CODE-318-19 directly from ACI.
For more information on ACI 318 PLUS, visit www.concrete.org/aci318plus.
Bentley Systems- STRUCTURAL
Structural Analysis and Design: Engineers can efficiently model, analyze, and design any structure, from a single foundation to an entire stadium, using Bentley’s structural applications. It’s easy to evaluate multiple design alternatives quickly and early in the design process to arrive at a high-quality and economical design, using various materials, including concrete and steel! Share structural engineering project information among modeling, analysis, design, drafting and detailing software applications with ease. Plus, it’s easier than ever to produce drawings and reports! Featured structural products: Structural WorkSuite | STAAD | RAM
To learn more about Bentley, please visit their website at www.bentley.com/structural.
CivilGEO develops advanced engineering and environmental modeling software for civil engineers worldwide. CivilGEO’s product, GeoHECRAS, automates most of the engineering workflows required to analyze existing concrete bridge and culvert structures as well as design new roadway crossing structures. Users typically save at least 50 percent of their engineering time using the advanced automation that the software provides. The software tightly integrates with Autodesk Civil 3D and Bentley MicroStation as well as Esri’s ArcGIS and ArcMap. A free demonstration version of GeoHECRAS is available for trial.
Contech Engineered Solutions
Contech Engineered Solutions is a leading provider of site solutions for the civil engineering industry. Contech is the only company that can provide bridge, drainage, erosion control, retaining wall, sanitary, soil stabilization and stormwater solutions on a national scale. Our product offering includes corrugated metal and plastic pipe; metal plate, concrete arch bridges and steel truss structures; hard armor and wall systems; and stormwater detention/retention, filtration and treatment systems. Our product portfolio is based on more than a century of research and practical field experience serving the highway, drainage, sewage and site-improvement markets. To contact one of Contech’s 50 offices or 300 sales and product professionals nationwide, visit www.ContechES.com or call 800-338-1122.
Easi-Set Worldwide has been developing industry-leading precast concrete products for engineering applications for more than 40 years. Easi-Set’s engineers innovate, test and continually improve a full lineup of products for precast concrete companies across the globe to license for manufacture. This model allows Easi-Set to concentrate on product advancements while giving customers access to a vast network of highly qualified manufacturers.
Easi-Set’s top engineer-specified products:
1. SlenderWall—a high thermal performance turnkey precast architectural envelope panel with integrated interior wall stud. www.slenderwall.com
2. Easi-Set Buildings—highly resilient all-precast concrete modular buildings. www.easisetbuildings.com
3. Beach Prisms—parabolic coastal erosion control barriers.
4. SoftSound—Superior noise wall technology for highway and commercial use. www.softsoundwall.com
5. J-J Hooks—North America’s most-specified precast highway safety barrier. www.jjhooks.com
Integrity Software, Inc.
When you use SofTrack, you will automate your control of Bentley application usage. Enforce your licensing control with no option for the user to opt-out. Set idle activity timers to ensure your licenses are being effectively utilized. Support your Bentley ELS to E365/Connection migration.
Since 2014, SofTrack has provided unparalleled support to control Bentley Application usage by product code and feature (pipes, ponds, rails). Additionally, control Bentley Passport/Visa usage.
SofTrack provides seamless operation for local and remote application usage, including Citrix sessions and virtual desktops.
Also included is fully automatic Autodesk named-user and network license tracking and reporting.
SofTrack features include the ability to audit, control and report usage of any application and much more.
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Oldcastle Infrastructure is the leading provider of building materials, products and services for infrastructure projects to several market sectors nationwide, including communications, energy, transportation and water.
Oldcastle Infrastructure is part of CRH’s Building Products division. CRH is the leading diversified building business in the world, employing approximately 77,000 people at 3,100 operating locations in 29 countries worldwide. CRH is the largest building materials business in both North America and Europe.
With all of this on our side, it’s no surprise we’re able to offer the most comprehensive service solutions for engineers, contractors, distributors, utility companies, government agencies and more.
For more information, visit www.oldcastleinfrastructure.com.
Simpson Strong-Tie has software and web applications designed to support our concrete products.
Anchor Designer for ACI 318 will quickly and accurately analyze an existing design or suggest anchorage solutions based upon user-defined design elements in various concrete conditions. This software has been updated to include the latest product launches from Simpson Strong-Tie, providing more anchor products to choose from.
Our Rebar Development Length Calculator web application supports the design of post-installed rebar in concrete applications by calculating the necessary tension and compression development lengths. The calculation methodology is based on ACI 318 requirements for cast-in-place reinforcing-bar development length.
Soil Retention Products
Drivable Grass, manufactured by Soil Retention, is a plantable, flexible and permeable concrete pavement system designed with an engineered polymer grid that allows flexibility and conformity to irregular ground-surface contours along pre-defined linear grooves while providing the intended structural support. This unique product, whether planted or non planted, is a solution for a variety of applications for soil stabilization. Drivable Grass is an ideal solution for erosion control protection when used in bio-swales, road shoulders, roadside swales, infiltration basins, small channels and ditches. Drivable Grass is a permanent hard armor system that provides a simple solution to linear projects.
Williams Form Engineering Corporation has been providing threaded steel bars and accessories for rock, soil and concrete anchors, post-tensioning systems, and concrete-forming hardware systems in the construction industry for more than 95 years.
Our rock and soil anchor product line includes our Spin-Lock mechanical rock anchors, polyester resin anchors, multiple corrosion-protection anchors, soil nails, strand anchors, Manta Ray soil anchors, Geo-Drill Hollow-Bar anchors and micropiles. For concrete anchoring, we offer Spin-Lock anchors, undercut anchors, reusable anchors and cast-in-place anchors. We also have a full line of All-Thread Rebar for tiebacks, micropiles and post-tensioning.
Xypex Chemical Corporation
Xypex Chemical Corporation manufactures a range of concrete waterproofing and repair products used in the construction or restoration of water and sewage infrastructure, foundations, marine structures and tunnels. Our crystalline technology has been tested and proven worldwide in widely varying construction conditions.
Xypex crystalline waterproofing becomes a permanent, integral part of the structure by filling and plugging the pores, capillaries and hairline cracks in concrete with a non-soluble crystalline formation that, unlike membranes, will not lose its adhesion, puncture, tear or come apart at the seams.
Xypex crystalline waterproofing is available as a coating (for positive or negative-side application), an admixture and dry-shake material for new slab construction.
American Concrete Pipe Association
The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) is the spokesperson for the concrete pipe industry in all matters affecting the industry’s welfare.
Throughout the 20th century, the concrete pipe industry has experienced tremendous growth. As more and more people moved from farms to cities, it created increased demand for concrete sewer and drainage products. The introduction of the automobile and subsequent highway development extended the uses of concrete pipe storm drains and culverts. There are currently more than 400 plants operated by ACPA members in the United States and Canada. More than 40 countries are represented in the membership of the ACPA.
ACPA members contribute to the improvement of our environment by producing quality concrete pipe, engineered to provide a lasting and economical solution to drainage and pollution problems.
From the greenest buildings to the cleanest cars, complex highway interchanges and beautiful bridges, amazing things are created every day with Autodesk. During four decades, we’ve worked together with our customers to transform how things are made. Today our solutions span countless industries, empowering innovators everywhere to combine technologies in new ways, unleash talent and unlock insights to make the new possible. At the same time, the AEC industry is experiencing unprecedented disruption with new digital trends and technologies, opening the door to better collaboration, profit margins and project outcomes while tackling challenges such as globalization, increased demand, resource constraints, climate change and investment gaps.
The Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection delivers industry-leading BIM and CAD tools so you can conceptualize and optimize your designs, adopt more integrated workflows, and coordinate from design to construction. Make better design decisions, streamline team coordination, and keep constructability top of mind with Autodesk.
Operating coast to coast, Boral Resources is the nation’s leading marketer of coal combustion products. These products—including fly ash, bottom ash and synthetic gypsum—are marketed for numerous applications in the building products industries. Boral specializes in serving concrete producers and has invested in the nation’s most extensive network of distribution terminals and transportation equipment to provide reliable service to fly ash users. Boral also offers proprietary technologies such as RestoreAir and Carbon Burn-Out to ensure consistent, high-quality fly ash for its customers.
Canam Bridges specializes in the design, fabrication and erection of steel bridges. Through the years, we’ve partnered in the construction of multiple highway, railway and industrial structures. The products we fabricate comply with established standards and customer requirements in every respect without compromising on quality, materials, design and fabrication.
Canam Bridges accompanies its customers throughout the course of their project by proposing various construction services adapted to their needs. Our objective is to help customers streamline the construction process by presenting them with a turnkey offer. Our team of experts will make every effort to provide them with optimal solutions that are in line with their needs both during the pre-project phase and in planning, designing, fabricating and erecting the bridge structure.
ChromX | An MMFX Innovation
As the nation’s leading producer of rebar, Commercial Metals Company offers a variety of concrete reinforcement products at a range of corrosion resistance levels. ChromX rebar provides a high-strength, corrosion-resistant concrete reinforcing line of long steel products in various grades and levels of corrosion resistance. Martensitic Microcomposite Formable Steel (MMFX) is the innovation behind all ChromX products. It is this proprietary steel microstructure, along with a patented chemical composition, that creates corrosion resistant and high strength properties within the bar, rather than a coating.
Designers can select the appropriate level of corrosion resistance and strength needed (available in grades 100 and 120) specifically targeted to the service life for the project. High strength and corrosion-resistant properties within the steel result in a reduction in construction costs, shortened build times, reduced congestion issues and improved safety. In addition, building codes and design guides through ACI, ICC and AASHTO, among others, are available in support of high-strength designs using ChromX products.
As the nation’s leading producer of rebar, Commercial Metals Company offers a variety of concrete reinforcement products at a range of corrosion resistance levels. This includes GalvaBar, our continuously galvanized rebar (CGR) with a pure zinc alloy coating. CGR provides the proven protection of zinc in its coating that is applied prior to fabrication and is able to be fully fabricated without specialty equipment or unique processes required. GalvaBar complies with ASTM A1094 requirements for continuous hot-dip galvanized steel bars and concrete reinforcement. It is inventoried and available from our plant in Catoosa, Okla., and can be distributed throughout CMC’s supply chain and logistics network or through your current rebar supply chain.
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Founded in 1924, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is a technical institute and an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that stands as the authoritative resource for information related to steel-reinforced concrete construction. Among the nation’s oldest trade associations, CRSI authors many industry-trusted technical publications, standards documents, design aids, reference materials and educational opportunities to advance and standardize the reinforced concrete construction industry.
CRSI’s members represent more than 80 percent of the U.S. manufacturers, fabricators and placers of steel reinforcing bar and related products. Our professional members (architects, engineers, contractors) are involved in the research, design and construction of steel-reinforced concrete.
CRSI also has a broad Region Manager network that supports both members and industry professionals, and creates awareness among the design/construction community through outreach activities.
Concrete Sealants, Inc.
Since ConSeal’s founding in 1970, we’ve proudly served concrete producers and end-users with a full line of top-quality products. Today, ConSeal manufactures sealants, extruded sealing tapes, primers, wraps, waterstops, coatings, mastics, hot-melts, lubricants, densifying coatings and specialty admixtures. ConSeal products are used to assemble and seal precast concrete pipes, manholes, box culverts, septic tanks, burial vaults, structures, buildings and components of all types. Additionally, ConSeal products are used with poured-in-place construction joints, concrete bridge spans and decking, roadway surfaces, and more. ConSeal manufactures products for HVAC, electrical, petroleum pipe and other applications.
CONTROLS Inc. is the American subsidiary for the CONTROLS company founded in Liscate, Italy. With more than 50 years’ industry experience, we understand construction materials testing equipment. We are the industry leader in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced testing equipment for asphalt, concrete and soil in construction and civil engineering.
Our comprehensive range of compression testing machines satisfies all EN, ASTM and other national standards. A wide selection of accessories and upgrading options makes our concrete testing solutions flexible and modular, allowing each user to expand their testing capabilities easily and as required, from basic quality control to advanced testing. Our products are complemented by a wide range of equipment for fresh and hardened concrete testing plus Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).
CTS Cement manufactures Rapid Set fast-setting hydraulic cement and Komponent Type K shrinkage compensating cement.
Rapid Set is a full line of professional-grade cement products engineered for high performance, rapid strength gain, versatility, low shrinkage and durability. Rapid Set gains structural strength in one to two hours. You can quickly put the structure into full service, save time and money, and achieve durable, long-lasting results.
Komponent is a line of shrinkage-compensating concrete products made with Type K cement technology. Use Komponent to minimize or eliminate control joints, alleviate curling and shrinkage cracking, and reduce repair and maintenance costs. Komponent protects the integrity and durability of the concrete, extends the service life of the installation, and reduces lifecycle costs.
For more than 70 years, Curecrete has focused solely on developing products to enhance concrete floors.
Ashford Formula was the first product to densify concrete, producing a dense, hard, stable surface. Water-based, non-toxic and simple to apply, it is widely specified in manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers.
The RetroPlate Concrete Polishing System is a combination of diamond grinding, polishing and the RetroPlate densifier. This allows for the creation of limitless designs, polished to a marble-like sheen, along with the permanent qualities of a densified concrete floor: density, strength, abrasion resistance and dustproofing.
Curecrete products can be found on concrete floors across the globe. As the originator of the concrete densification and polishing industries, Curecrete’s track record is proven and unmatched.
Dlubal offers powerful programs for structural and dynamic analysis for multiple materials, including steel, concrete, timber, cross-laminated timber (CLT), aluminum, glass, and fabric/form-finding per the American, Canadian and other international standards.
RFEM is a nonlinear FEA program for analyzing member, plate, wall, shell and solid elements. It is one of the most highly sophisticated yet user-friendly programs, especially suitable for new users with its intuitive modeling workflow.
Due to a wide range of interfaces, RFEM also provides seamless integration between CAD and structural-analysis programs in Building Information Modeling (BIM). Bidirectional data exchange between RFEM and programs such as Tekla Structures, Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD are possible.
See why more than 5,000 engineering offices, construction companies and universities across the world trust in Dlubal Software.
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The Euclid Chemical Company, based in Cleveland, is a leading manufacturer of products for the concrete and masonry construction industry. For more than a century, Euclid Chemical has developed strong relationships with engineers, contractors, specifiers, owners, building materials suppliers and concrete producers by offering quality products and industry-leading technical support. Euclid Chemical provides concrete admixtures, grouts, concrete repair systems, architectural and waterproofing coatings, concrete flooring products, fiber reinforcement for concrete, and more. TUF-STRAND SF is a patented macro-synthetic fiber used for replacement of limited structural steel in precast, slabs on ground, pavement and shotcrete applications. The FiberCalc app is a TUF-STRAND SF fiber dosage calculator available in app stores or by visiting www.tufstrand.com.
Forterra is a leading manufacturer of pipe and precast products throughout the United States and Eastern Canada. Forterra builds resilient and sustainable infrastructure through strategically located facilities in the United States as well as in Mexico and Eastern Canada. Since setting our foundation in 1899, we have evolved dramatically in the areas of distribution, technology and product development—not only to move water, but to employ its benefits for sustainable communities.
IES – Easy Structural Software
For fast and accurate design of reinforced concrete structures, try the IES Building Suite. These tools will help you analyze and design frames, lateral systems and foundations. Engineers are more successful when they use tools they enjoy. IES structural software provides results to lift your practice to the next level. Download your free trial in 2 minutes. Get complete functionality, email support and video-based training during the trial! Solve your next problem in minutes, on IES.
Lehigh Hanson, Inc. is a leading supplier of construction materials in North America. Our core activities include the production of cement and aggregates, and we also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other downstream products. With our innovative approach and extensive network of facilities, our customers trust us to provide the products, service and experience it takes to get the job done. At Lehigh Hanson, that’s a trust we earn every day. For more information, visit us at lehighhanson.com.
For expertise you can count on, download i.check, Lehigh Hanson’s free app that turns your smartphone into a technical resource, providing solutions for common concrete challenges.
MAPEI is a leading manufacturer of installation materials for concrete restoration solutions (CRS), including the maintenance of cast-in-place concrete. Our Admixtures division delivers innovative technologies and advanced solutions for concrete manufacturing. MAPEI also produces systems for moisture mitigation, including self-adhering sheet and cold fluid-applied waterproofing, in addition to surface-preparation products. Products include, but are not limited to, moisture barriers, concrete additives, structural strengthening and concrete repair products. The company has 18 manufacturing facilities employing more than 1,700 people throughout North America and the Caribbean. We are a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. MAPEI is certified to the stringent standards of ISO 9001 for quality management and ISO 14001 for environmental management. Visit www.mapei.us or call 800-426-2734 (800-42-MAPEI) for more information.
National Precast Concrete Association
The National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) is the trade association representing manufacturers of industrial plant-produced precast concrete products and suppliers to the industry. NPCA’s more than 900 member companies manufacture products that create and rebuild infrastructure, protect the environment and offer modularity, customization and infinite creative design possibilities across all sectors of the construction industry. NPCA produces The Precast Show annually, and provides members with the latest technical and industry information through precast.org, a suite of publications, educational seminars, product committees and conferences. A cornerstone of the association is the NPCA Plant Certification program, which is recognized in 38 states and accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board.
Portland Cement Association
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, is the premier policy research, education and market intelligence organization serving America’s cement manufacturers. PCA members represent the majority of U.S. cement production capacity and have facilities in all 50 states. The association promotes safety, sustainability and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and distribution, and generally promotes economic growth and sound infrastructure investment.
The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) is a nonprofit organization for the advancement of post-tensioned, prestressed concrete design and construction. PTI represents a community of businesses and professionals dedicated to expanding quality post-tensioning applications. PTI advocates the quality use of post-tensioning by providing education, certification, and codes and standards as well as promoting the industry and supporting research. Members of the Institute include major post-tensioning material fabricators in the United States, Canada and Mexico as well as manufacturers of prestressing materials in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe; and companies supplying materials, services and equipment used in post-tensioned construction. In addition, PTI has more than 500 professional engineers, architects and contractors.
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
Founded in 1954, The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is a technical institute for the precast concrete structures and systems industry. PCI develops, maintains and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for the design, fabrication, and construction of precast concrete structures and systems. PCI develops consensus base standards, industry handbooks, quality-assurance programs, certification, research and development projects, design manuals, continuing education, and periodical publications. PCI members include precast concrete producers, erectors, suppliers, professional engineers and architects, educators, students, and industry consultants who complement the wide range of knowledge of precast concrete. For additional information, visit pci.org/howprecastbuilds.
Based in Southern California, Pre-Con Products provides concrete precast for a number of uses including wet and dry utilities, manholes, reinforced concrete pipe, precast foundations, stormwater treatment, and custom precast pieces. Our specialty is StormPrism, a proprietary underground stormwater storage system that offers benefits that no other precast system offers. In addition, Pre-Con is a licensed general engineering contractor with a unique ability to combine construction and manufacturing within a single operation.
Build High-Performing Concrete ‘Power’ Roads and Pavements
With the flexibility of articulating permeable pavers and the strength of hard-armored concrete slabs, GEOWEB Geocell Reinforced Concrete (GRC) creates stronger roads and pavements with less concrete cross-section—and less overall construction time and cost—resulting in 15-25-percent cost savings.
The integral 3D GEOWEB confinement structure offers additional benefits—eliminates the need for formwork and reinforcement, assures uniform concrete depth, controls pavement cracking, and helps manage surface water runoff.
Presto offers free project evaluations, fast and easy specification tools, and free engineering consultations. Contact us today.
RISA has been developing leading-edge structural design and optimization software for more than 30 years. Our products are used around the world for buildings, stadiums, bridges and everything in between. For concrete floors, including beams and two-way slabs, nothing beats RISAFloor ES for ease of use and versatility. The design of columns and shear walls with RISA-3D offers total flexibility. RISAFoundation is the ultimate tool for analysis and design of a variety of different foundation types, including retaining wall, spread footings, mat slab or piles. If you need to design post-tensioned structures, both ADAPT-Builder and ADAPT-PT/RC offer industry-best design for even the most complex projects. Overall, RISA has the tools to help tackle your next concrete design challenge. To learn more about RISA, please visit risa.com/products.
Concrete Foundation Design Software
Foundation Design software for footings, piles, combined footings and more, as per ACI 318, AS 3600.
Powerful analysis and design features:
• Powerful soil analysis for isolated and pile foundations
• Available in ACI 318 and AS 3600
• Full calculation reports with custom logo
• Easy input and output
• And more
Start a 14-day free trial to access the full functionality of SkyCiv Structural Analysis Software today.
SpecChem manufactures premium concrete construction building materials for distribution throughout the United States and internationally. We manufacture a full line of liquid chemical technologies, including form release agents, paving and curing compounds, evaporation retarders, cures and hardeners, bond breakers, sealers, bonding agents, surface retarders, water and damp proofing coating, and an array of cleaning and stripping products.
Additionally, we manufacture a line of specialty epoxy products that includes adhesive bonding agents, epoxy sealers and coatings, high-strength epoxy mortars and grouts, and epoxy and polyurea control joint fillers.
Finally, our comprehensive line of cementitious grouts, repair mortars, underlayments and overlayments, and asphalt patch round out a line-up designed to provide quality, innovation, and value to distributors, specifiers and contractors.
We are members of CSI and listed in MasterSpec and BSD SpecLink.
Sprayroq is a global industry leader in spray-applied resin technology for structural rehabilitation and corrosion protection of water, wastewater and other industrial infrastructure assets. With its plural-component spray technology, it is the only fast-curing structural and chemical-resistant formula that can be used for the rehabilitation and protection of underground infrastructure.
Our trenchless technology solutions extend asset life through corrosion control, abrasion resistance and structural reinforcement. For three decades, Sprayroq has provided structural rehabilitation and corrosion protection for water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure worldwide.
Our core technology, SprayWall, is a self-priming polyurethane lining that reinstates structural integrity, superior corrosion resistance, and provides infiltration control and chemical resistance. It provides the quickest return-to-service times in the industry, saving you time, energy and money. With its 50-year design protocol, SprayWall outlasts top competitor products reporting 22-percent greater strength at the 50-year point. Contact Sprayroq today and see the long-term solutions for yourself!
Steelike, Inc. develops, produces and supplies Steelike Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC). Steelike UHPC meets or exceeds the performance specifications of federal and state agencies for UHPC in transportation infrastructure projects, where UHPC is increasingly specified to connect precast bridge elements for accelerated bridge construction (ABC) and rehabilitate bridge decks. UHPC can also be used to fabricate precast structural and architectural members. Steelike UHPC is all-white mixable in a ready-mix truck, and saves the user time, labor and money. The company recently developed groundbreaking innovations including eliminating the need for expensive specialized mixers by enabling the use of ready-mix trucks to mix Steelike UHPC; and eliminating the need to overfill and grind UHPC connections. For more information, please visit steelike.com.
Stone Strong Systems
What is it that makes Stone Strong the best block in precast? In a word: everything. Everyone knows we’re the biggest block in the industry. But what they may not know is that we’re the industry’s most efficient, complete retaining wall system as well. Or that our big block system is the first to be fully engineered both structurally and geotechnically. So no matter what you’re looking for—size, speed or strength—Stone Strong can meet your project requirements.
Strong Products, Inc.
Biodegradable release specialists; unique water clear form, mixer and spatter releases; all contain zero water, zero evaporative solvents, zero vegetable oils; all are environmentally/worker friendly and low VOC compliant.
Strata’s focus on innovation and technology has allowed us to become a leader in the soil reinforcement industry. Our team includes a full research and development department that works to develop products to push the boundaries of what is possible to solve even the toughest challenges.
StrataGrid is a high-performance soil reinforcement product. It is made with polyester yarns that have a high molecular weight and extraordinary tensile strength. These yarns are then knitted into a dimensionally stable network of apertures to form the geometric grid shape that offers tensile reinforcement to the soil in both vertical and horizontal directions. StrataGrid is coated with a black saturation coating to provide further chemical and mechanical benefits that preserve its durability in any environment.
Formerly the software development team of the Portland Cement Association (PCA), StructurePoint recently developed our new spLearn Education & Training Service and spConsult Specialty Engineering Service. Designed to provide continued PDH accredited education and personalized support to complement your existing StructurePoint software subscription or as a one-time service. These services include personalized webinars, onsite training and pre-scheduled webinars, along with our vast library of technical articles, design examples, case studies, and video tutorials. Our core offering remains the suite of concrete analysis and design software programs: spColumn, spSlab, spMats, spWall and spBeam. We continue to upgrade the SP software as the only tool entirely dedicated to concrete design methods, standards and code provisions relevant for every infrastructure project today.
Titan Environmental Containment – Titan Environmental USA
As an industry-leading supplier of high-quality geosynthetics, Titan is proud to offer Concrete Canvas, a revolutionary new class of construction material used as an alternative to conventional concrete. Coined as “Concrete on a Roll,” Concrete Canvas allows for concrete construction without the need for plant or mixing equipment—simply unroll and hydrate for quick and easy installation. This flexible concrete-filled geosynthetic mat hardens on hydration to form a thin waterproof layer for effective scour and erosion protection, weed suppression, waterflow redirection, concrete remediation and more. Common applications include slope, ditch, channel and outfall lining in a range of sectors from civil and municipal infrastructure to mining, transportation and more.
Trimble Solutions USA
Uncertainty and risk are major concerns for concrete contractors, but with the right tools you can manage these and improve your business. Tekla software allows contractors who plan and pour concrete onsite to improve productivity and quality with coordinated and timely information. With Tekla, you can make your projects predictable thanks to better planning and management. Regardless of the structure or project type, and from preconstruction to pour, concrete construction can become more productive in the office and onsite by utilizing reliable information from constructible models. Tekla’s unique ability to accurately handle pours, and its intuitive information management tools help you improve project coordination and control, manage risks and plan for success.
Trinic is a unique company. We manufacture additives, powdered admixes and premixes used for production of architectural and decorative concrete. We serve customers in more than 72 countries.
In 2010, we began with a desire to make better concrete. By listening to our customers, our dedicated team members continue to improve existing products and develop new products to better serve the industry. With a caring approach to technical/customer support, hands-on workshops and our state-of-the-art batch plant, we continue to grow.
In every interaction, we aim to leave customers, employees and vendors feeling listened to, validated, confident and so well taken care of that their heart is well settled. We hope to assist each customer in making their businesses exceed expectations and their lives exceed their dreams.
U.S. CAD is the leading provider of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) technology and consulting services. Founded in 1999, U.S. CAD is an Autodesk and Bluebeam Platinum Partner delivering BIM and AEC software, training, support, production and scanning services as well as virtual and augmented reality solutions designed for organizations of all sizes for better project outcomes from conception through construction. Our mission is to help clients win more, produce more and achieve more. Our products and services are ideal for those who design, engineer and build the world around us. Visit www.uscad.com.