Concrete Setting Time

Set Time

Concrete setting time testing is beneficial to identify various stages of the concrete's hardening process. Measuring the concrete with set time tools determines various effects such as: temperature, mixture proportions, hardening of concrete and additions to the settings. more »

Set Time, continued

Knowing the set time will help to determine when the concrete has fully hardened. The term “initial set” is the semi-hardened, partially hydrated condition of the concrete beyond which it can no longer be worked.

Humboldt provides products to help measure the setting time of the concrete. Shop Humboldt's selection of Pocket Penetrometers, Penetration Resistance Apparatus and Acme Penetrometer for accurate and simple tracking of concrete set times. If you have questions or need help selecting equipment, please call us at 1.800.544.7220 or use our Quick Response form.

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