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Concrete Maturity Computer

The concrete maturity degree testing makes early striking at maximum safety possible
To each of the 4 measuring cable inlets, a thermo-electric power measuring cable with a maximum length of ca. 150 m can be connected.
The installation of the computer is easy and the operation is done via logical questions on the screen.
The weather-proof, sturdy box weighs about 4 kg and can be placed outdoors at the jobsite.
The values for temperature, pressure resistance and maturity are not only available as graphs, but also in three tables as measurement data.
The user can be informed via text message as soon as the desired final concrete maturity is reached. The maturing curve can also be monitored and tracked with a graph in the online portal.
Apart from the computer settings, also the measurement data can be seen in different graphs in the online portal. The picture shows the curve of the pressure resistance.

Overview

For the construction progress and the efficiency of a jobsite it is extremely important to know when exactly the concrete has reached a defined strength. For example, the concrete pressure resistance helps to determine when to remove auxiliary supports and formwork elements and when a finished construction part can be prestressed and can carry a load. This means that knowing about the concrete maturing process increases the safety at the jobsite, the quality of the concrete and also saves valuable time and costs.

The maturity computer MC(R)-21 of the company Verboom, which has been dealing with concrete maturing measurements for more than 30 years, determines the maturity degree and thus the pressure resistance of young concrete. It measures the development of the concrete temperature with the help of sensors in the construction part and calculates the according maturity development with the de Vree method.

Simple
Measurements are possible at any point of the structure. The installation of the computer is easy and the operation is done via logical questions on the screen.

Reliable
The maturity degree testing according to DIN 1045-3 and ZTV-ING-3 is a safe method for determining the concrete pressure resistance, and this then helps to exactly determine the moment for striking, prestressing and the application of load.

Convenient
Wireless data transfer is possible and data is available in an online portal in real time. All relevant persons can have access to the data from any PC with an internet connection. The integrated text message service provides information about when the pre-set maturity value has been reached.  

Versatile
Additionally to the maturity degree measurement, the computer can also be used for the automatic control of heat treatment and cooling of the concrete.

Compact
The weather-proof box of the computer is not bigger than a standard shoe box.


Technical Details

Computer

  • Polyester box with lid, 300 mm x 250 mm x 170 mm when closed
  • Weight without cable and adapter ca. 4 kg
  • Permissible ambient temperature of the computer: 0°C to 70°C
  • Languages: German, Dutch, English and French.

Battery

  • Rechargeable NiMH battery (6.0 V / 3050 mAh)
  • Charging time of battery ca. 10 hours
  • Battery life ca. 1 week
  • Battery capacity displayed in percentages, can be called up via display and online
  • Adapter input 230 V / 50 Hz / 21 W, output 12 V / 1000 mA

Data collection

  • Thermo-electric power measuring cable L2KK - Fe/CuNi, maximum length ca. 150 m
  • 4 measuring cable inlets
  • Measurements possible at any point of the structure
  • Measurement range from – 10 °C to + 110 °C
  • Calculation range for the maturity from 1°C to 99°C
  • Measurement accuracy 0.5°C, reading accuracy 1 digit
  • Time span can be set up to a maximum of 1,800 hours with an accuracy of one hour
  • C-value can be set from 1.01 to 2.50 with an accuracy of 0.01 
  • The maturity degree computer works with the de Vree method under the Dutch standard NEN 5970
  • Determination of the pressure resistance according to DIN 1045-3 and ZTV-ING-3 with the help of hardening or maturity degree testing
  • For using MC(R)-21, you need the chart for the maturity-strength ratio of the concrete and the C-value (temperature sensitivity factor) of the cement
  • Final maturity up to 9990°Ch can be set with an accuracy of 10°CH
  • Storage module can be read out with the USB interface and the McMatWin software
  • Data can be read out via GPRS

Control of heating/ cooling

  • 4 control outlets
  • Control signal On/ Off contact max. 24 V/1A
  • Temperature increase after “Heating off“ can be set from 0 to 20°C in 0 to 10 hours each way
  • Subsequent cooling for each way with increments of 0.5°C over 0 to 9.5°C per hour can be set
  • Control maturity per way can be set in increments of 10°Ch between 0 to 9990°Ch
  • Max. values for heating time, concrete temperature as well as heating up speed can be set

Online Portal

The following link takes you to the well-structured online portal with an exemplary project and information about the versatile evaluation options:

Link to the portal: http://www.rijpheidscomputer.nl/klanten

User name: demo
Password: demo


Contact

If you like to learn more about the product, please do not hesitate to contact the general representative of the Verboom maturity computer:

HTK Tegelaar
Agentur für Marktförderung
Dahlienstraße 109
47800 Krefeld
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)2151.543430

info@tegelaar.de
www.reifecomputer.de

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Regional Availability

Concrete Maturity Computer is available in the following countries:

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