Concrete is solid. That much is clear. But even the most reliable material reaches its limits if it is not made according to predefined specifications. The thermally-induced formation of cracks in the concrete can be avoided with continuous temperature monitoring. You even have the option of automatically operating the heating and cooling equipment.
But where are the smart sensors actually hidden? Slab sensors and cable sensors as well as measuring cables and wall sensing elements all supply data to the system providing information on the temperature gradients in the mass concrete. In this way you can not only adhere to and monitor the limit values – compliance with the limit values also increases the service life of mass concrete structures.
The realisation of the multi-function building complex Kavel 1N2 in Amsterdam shows just how well this approach works. With Concremote, not only personnel costs were saved through the use of wireless measuring - the building costs were also reduced due to a notably earlier stripping time. Why are these data not only highly valuable for future projects, but also for the future as such? It's quite simple: a reduced CO2 footprint in combination with green concrete is essential precisely when constructing sustainable buildings. Concremote is a tried and true method that provides a reliable basis for determining the right type of concrete for a project.
Digitalisation helps organise the working day on the construction site more efficiently. In the case of Concremote, not only is the technology built on a solid foundation, the sensors and calibration boxes are also long-lasting and high-precision devices that supply all essential data – without wires and in real-time – to exactly where they are needed.
By the way, wireless measurements and data transfers save personnel costs as well: While comprehensive and often manual recordings were necessary in the past, Concremote’s digital sensors now supply all data directly to the web portal, app or smartwatch easily and without complications. It's also reassuring to know that everything has been securely recorded and documented.
Post-tensioning, stripping and climbing: who does what – and most importantly – when. You need to have comprehensive knowledge about the individual processes to ensure that the interplay of the different working stages on the construction site runs smoothly.
Concremote supplies just this knowledge: Through collaborative access to the web portal, everyone can not only see when the earliest stripping time is reached – everyone will also be able to clearly see how to plan the time frame of the work stages before and after the formwork has been erected. Though, of course, you cannot just lean back drinking tea in the meantime, but you can already look forward to reduced construction times and increased cost efficiency.
Even in cases where, next to the quality of the concrete, its appearance is becoming more and more important, Concremote can fully demonstrate its advantages.
The comprehensive data on temperature and strength development also provides the base for a perfect surface. Improved concrete quality also increases the probability of achieving similar colour quality on fair-faced concrete surfaces and high-quality edges.