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Jan 24th Special Event: US Concrete Products Batch Plant Tour & Pre-Tour Technical Meeting

posted Jan 4, 2018, 5:34 PM by robert miller   [ updated Jan 23, 2018, 7:07 PM ]
Chris Baldauf, Chief Operating Officer
US Concrete Products / American Dry Mix

Register by 12:00 PM Monday January 22nd
**Receive 2.0 Professional Development Hours**

Topic Description:
Pre-Packaged Concrete Repair materials.  One of the most widely used structural building components in the world, Concrete, 
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remains a challenge for specifiers in rehabilitation and repair.  Although the first load of Redi-Mix Concrete was first delivered in Baltimore, MD in 1913, some repairs are not logistically fit for a Redi-Mix trucks.  When this is the case, Engineers turn to Pre-Packaged Concrete Repair Materials.  As with Redi-Mix Concrete, aggregate gradations - ASTM C33 and water cement ratios are of vital importance to the concrete’s long tern durability and physical properties.   Repair Concrete with Concrete.  Material considerations for Full Depth Repairs as noted by Federal Highway Administration.  US Concrete Products’ Full -Depth Repair materials.

**This event will begin at the Engineers Club followed by a free bus shuttle to the USCP batching facility and back to the city.**

Speaker Bio:
Chris Baldauf, currently COO of US Concrete Products / American Dry Mix, leading supplier of pre-packaged concrete materials to residential and commercial construction.  Chris works closely with Owners, Engineers and Contractors providing repair alternatives to structural industry.  Chris started his career in concrete materials with American Stone Mix, Sakrete USA NE, developing and contracting Flowable Fill (Flo-Ash) installations for geotechnical and civil applications with entities such as: WSSC, BGE and PECO Energy.  Over the last 17 years, Chris has developed a full understanding of cement technology and mix design parameters encompassing the pre-packaged structural repair industry.  Involved with Projects specifying fast-setting concretes at Logan Airport in MA to Historical Restoration of Berkeley Stadium in CA, Chris has practical exposure to all types of structural concrete repair. Current Member of ACI, ASA, ICRI -  VA (Past Board member of Richmond, VA Chapter).  Currently hold ACI Field Testing Certificate.

Evening Schedule:
Event Date: Wednesday, January 24th 
10:45 AM– 11:30 AM: Registration/Deli Buffet
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Technical Presentation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Free Bus Shuttle to USCP Plant
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Plant Tour and Discussion
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Free Bus Shuttle back to ESB

Cost for this Event:
Member/Non-Member from Sponsored Firm: $10
Full-Students: FREE with proof of enrollment
Others: $15

Event Location:
The Engineers Society Of Baltimore (ESB)
Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Nearby Parking: 
601 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Event Details:
(2) PDH awarded with attendance.
RSVP via Web Link to Sign-up Form 
Reservations will be considered firm and billed unless cancelled by no later than Monday noon prior to event.
Billing for late canceled reservations will be billed at the highest rate.
Checks or cash payable at the door. Checks payable to: “ASCE Maryland Section”.  Add a note indicating “USCP Tour in the memo spot on the check.
Credit card payment also available via PayPal.
ESB Dress Code: Jacket Required
Concrete Batch Plant PPE: Eye Protection (can be provided by USCP if needed)