Axim Concrete Technologies and Essroc Cement Corp. unveiled a 52-ft. tractor and gooseneck trailer, the Axsis Mobile Tech Unit or Technology at Work,
Axim Concrete Technologies and Essroc Cement Corp. unveiled a 52-ft. tractor and gooseneck trailer, the Axsis Mobile Tech Unit or Technology at Work, last month at World of Concrete 2007 in Las Vegas. Engineered to provide customers and agencies onsite technical assistance, it was jointly developed by the companies, who note that Axsis is unique among North American admixture and cement players.
The Mobile Tech Unit embodies commitment to delivering expert service in a reduced timeframe. Best practices are brought directly to the customer in a move that will provide an unprecedented delivery of service, troubleshooting and technical support, explains Axim Director of Marketing Jim Wamelink. Having the lab on our customers’ job sites will increase their service efforts [and] product quality. The lab will anchor comprehensive education programs for concrete producers, contractors, and design and engineering professionals, he adds.
Axsis is equipped to test chemical and mineral admixtures, cements, aggregates, plus concrete and masonry specimens. Specific offerings include Concrete Equivalent Mortar Testing to Determine Cement/Admixture Performance and Rheology; Compressive Strength of Concrete and Masonry Elements; Vibratory Table for Dry Cast & RCC Pavement Applications; Sieve Shaker for Aggregate Gradations; Aggregate Packing Density; Concrete Maturity; Thermal Analysis; Specific Gravity; Masonry Cement Board Life; Microwave Assessment of W/CM; Entrained Air; and, Abrams Cone for Slump.