HydRocks is agriculturally sterile and environmentally inert. It’s not a chemical. It’s a nontoxic, absorptive granule made from natural material. This short video describes how this versatile product is manufactured and distributed.
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Jeff Speck, P.E., FACI, presents a 40-minute program on Internal Curing using prewetted lightweight aggregates. Speck, who also serves as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Big River Industries, Inc., introduces the concept of using prewetted lightweight aggregate to provide internal curing for normal weight concrete. His presentation reviews significant research results, details specific benefits provided by internal curing, and provides examples of current use projects located throughout the United States. Speck also discusses the benefits of internal curing that can make concrete a more sustainable material.