This review seminar is an overview of the seven ASTM field tests for ready-mixed concrete included in the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I certification program. Participants will review testing procedures that are critical in providing accurate and reliable testing results. To certify as a Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I, candidates must pass a written exam (WEFTW, Wed Jan 22, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm) and two-hour hands-on performance exam (THFTP, Thurs Jan 23, 9 am - 1 pm).
The official workbook for the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I Certification CP-1(13) is included with THFTP performance exam registration. NOTE: Seminar Only attendees should purchase the workbook at the WOC bookstore to serve as handout for this seminar.
1. Outline R\requirements of ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I program
2. Conduct field tests on freshly mixed concrete
3. Seven ASTM test methods and best practices:
-C1064/C1064M Freshly Mixed Hydraulic-Cement Concrete Temperature
-C172 Sampling Freshly Mixed Concrete
-C143/C143M Hydraulic-Cement Concrete Slump
-C138/C138M Density, Yield and Air Content
-C231 Freshly Mixed Concrete Air Content by the Pressure Method
-C173/C173M Freshly Mixed Concrete Air Content by Volumetric Method
-C31/C31M Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
NOTE: Separate registration and fees required for 4-hour review TU404 ($185; $215 after 12/2/13), written exam WEFTW ($155) and performance exam THFTP ($340).
Presented by the Las Vegas Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. For questions contact Las Vegas ACI at 702.656.8827.
Credits: 4.0 hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA
Education Tracks: All Other WOC Education Sessions
Event Type: WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars > Session
Co-Owner at Concrete & Material Investigative Services
Las Vegas, NV , United States
J. Mitchell Englestead is the co-owner of Concrete & Material Investigative Services (CMI) in Las Vegas, Nevada. He started in the ready mixed industry in 1984 and has been in technical services since 1989. He is a member of the ACI Certification Program …