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Mix, matrix temperature sensor

100 Smarti 400A ruggedized wireless device for monitoring concrete temperature from fresh to hardened state, SmartRock can be placed on rebar prior to a pour, affording continuous measurement data accessible on a smartphone or tablet via mobile application. Continuous temperature monitoring can be used as a quality control/quality assurance process as well as maturity-based strength estimation method. The field monitoring of concrete temperature can also help with optimizing formwork removal time; application of load on the structure; and, curing equipment or method adjustment. — Giatec Scientific Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, 613/240-7451; www.giatec.ca