CTS Cement
CTS Cement

RAPID HARDENING HYDRAULIC CEMENT MATERIALS

  • Designing Performance & Project Efficiencies into Concrete Structures Using Rapid Hardening Hydraulic CSA Cement

    This session reviews basic calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement technology and how it differs from standard cement materials. Performance advantages of Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement Materials (ASTM C1600) based on CSA compounds are reviewed, as well as project efficiencies that can be achieved when using CSA cement based concrete and concrete repair materials. Common products readily available in the marketplace for commercial, industrial and infrastructure applications use are reviewed, as well as design, installation and specification considerations. An overview of CSA’s sustainability aspects and LEED credit potential is also provided. Course #: RS0615 (1 LU)

  • Maximizing Efficiency & Long-Term Performance with Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement Materials for Concrete Rehabilitation & Repair Projects

    This course discusses key challenges related to durability and compatibility of repair materials in concrete rehabilitation & repair projects. The performance advantages of Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement Materials (ASTM C1600) based on calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) compounds are reviewed, along with the various materials available for concrete rehabilitation and repair in industrial, institutional, and commercial projects. Sustainability advantages are discussed, as well as design, installation and specification recommendations to ensure maximum long-term performance. Course #: RS0515 (1 LU)

  • Understanding the Advantages of High-Performance, Fast Setting, Calcium Sulfoaluminate (CSA) Cement Materials for Tunneling & Mining Applications

    This session reviews basic calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement technology and how it differs from standard cement materials. Performance advantages of Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement Materials (ASTM C1600) based on CSA compounds are reviewed, as well as project efficiencies that can be achieved when using CSA cement based shotcrete, structural grouts, flowable fill and other common industry materials. Underground mining, construction, excavation and tunneling applications are reviewed, along with design, installation and specification considerations. An overview of CSA’s sustainability aspects and LEED credit potential is also provided. Course #: RSTM0615 (1 LU)

  • Maximizing the Advantages of Rapid Hardening, Calcium Sulfoaluminate (CSA) Cement Materials for Commercial & Recreational Shotcrete Applications

    This session reviews basic calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement technology and the performance advantages of Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement Materials (ASTM C1600). Project efficiencies that can be achieved when using CSA cement based shotcrete, structural grouts, flowable fill and other common industry materials in commercial and recreational applications are reviewed, along with installation and specification considerations. An overview of CSA’s sustainability aspects and LEED credit potential is also provided. Course #: RSSHTC0715 (1 LU)

POLISHED CONCRETE

  • Maximize Durability, Design Versatility & Installation Efficiency in Polished Concrete Designs

    This session reviews high-performance concrete overlayments designed for use in commercial, industrial and residential applications. Key aspects of designing, specifying and installing beautiful, resilient, polished concrete overlayments are reviewed. The advantages of low moisture, fast-curing, self-leveling overlayments are explored. Important considerations and product selection for specialty applications are identified. And, the contributions of polished concrete overlayments to green and sustainable designs are discussed. Course #: PCTRU0415 (1 LU)

  • Polished Concrete Overlayments – Concrete Overlays that Provide Durability, Beauty and Minimal Maintenance

    This course reviews the key aspects of designing, specifying and installing beautiful, resilient, polished concrete floors & polished overlayments. Essential substrate preparation considerations and joint treatment are reviewed, as well as material options engineered to maximize durability and installation efficiency for new and rehabilitation/repair projects. You’ll discover the design versatility polished concrete finishes offer, as well as important specification recommendations and best practices to ensure successful installations and long-term performance. Course #: PCTRU0817 (1 LU)

CALCIUM SULFOALUMINATE (CSA) CEMENT TECHNOLOGY

  • Designing for Maximum Durability, Service-Life and Minimal Maintenance in New Concrete Structures and Concrete Repair & Renovation Projects with CSA (Calcium Sulfoaluminate) Cement

    This course discusses key durability, longevity and maintenance challenges faced in concrete structures and concrete repair & renovation projects and reviews the science, technology and performance advantages calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement offers in today’s built environment. Common materials and practical applications of use in infrastructure, industrial, institutional, and commercial market segments are reviewed. Participants will understand how this high-performance cement technology achieves durable, low maintenance, long-life concrete solutions, and maximizes design versatility. Industry standards and best practices are reviewed, as well as specification recommendations to ensure successful installations and long-term performance. Course #: CSAT0415 (1 LU)

  • Using Advanced Concrete & Concrete Repair Solutions in Commercial Project Designs

    This course reviews common challenges related to concrete and concrete repair within the aviation industry. An overview of calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement technology is provided, along with detailed discussion regarding the key performance advantages of CSA cement based materials. Long-term durability, extended service life, installation efficiencies, reduced downtime, and reduced operations and maintenance costs are discussed. Common CSAcement based products used within the industry are reviewed, as well as the sustainability advantages of CSA cement technology. Course #: CSAAV0615 (1 LU)

  • Using High-Performance Concrete & Concrete Repair Materials for Civil & Military Aviation Projects

    This course discusses key durability, longevity and maintenance challenges faced in concrete structures and concrete repair & renovation projects and reviews the science, technology and performance advantages calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement offers in today’s built environment. Common materials and practical applications of use in infrastructure, industrial, institutional, and commercial market segments are reviewed. Participants will understand how this high-performance cement technology achieves durable, low maintenance, long-life concrete solutions, and maximizes design versatility. Industry standards and best practices are reviewed, as well as specification recommendations to ensure successful installations and long-term performance. Course #: CSAT0415 (1 LU)

  • Optimizing Design Performance and Constructability in Tilt-Up Construction by Integrating CSA Cements and Micro-Rebar Technologies

    This course provides an overview of key performance advantages that can be achieved by integrating CSA cements and micro-rebar technologies in tilt-up construction. Combining these high-performance materials maximizes design flexibility, improves long-term performance of slabs and walls, and speeds time to completion. Practical applications in industrial, institutional, and commercial market segments are reviewed. Participants will understand how these materials offer complementary advantages that optimize performance and ease constructability. Industry standards and best practices are reviewed, as well as specification recommendations to ensure successful installations and designed performance. Course #: CSAMR1018 (1 LU)

  • Understanding Hydraulic Cements and Their Distinctive Performance Characteristics

    This session provides a fundamental overview of portland, blended and other specialty hydraulic cements. Key differences in cement types, their performance characteristics, and their common uses in industry applications are reviewed. Highlights of the role concrete plays in sustainable designs are provided, and key considerations for selecting and specifying cements are provided. Course #: GCK101 (1LU)

GENERAL EDUCATION

  • Understanding Hydraulic Cements and Their Distinctive Performance Characteristics

    This session provides a fundamental overview of portland, blended and other specialty hydraulic cements. Key differences in cement types, their performance characteristics, and their common uses in industry applications are reviewed. Highlights of the role concrete plays in sustainable designs are provided, and key considerations for selecting and specifying cements are provided. Course #: GCK101 (1LU)

TYPE K SHRINKAGE-COMPENSATING CONCRETE

  • Design with Confidence Using Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete in Commercial Project Designs

    This session provides an overview of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete and its use in common commercial applications. Its ability to minimize key challenges in concrete applications, like cracking, curling and drying shrinkage are discussed, as well as the advantages it offers in joint placement design and reduced in-service operations and maintenance costs. Guidelines for designing and specifying Type K are reviewed, as well as specification and installation “best practices” to ensure durable, long-term performance. Course #: KSCC0615 (1 LU)

  • Design with Confidence Using Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete in Industrial Project Designs

    This course provides an overview of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete and its use in common industrial applications. Its ability to minimize key challenges in concrete applications, like cracking, curling and drying shrinkage are discussed, as well as the advantages it offers in joint placement design and reduced in-service operations and maintenance costs. Guidelines for designing and specifying Type K are reviewed, as well as specification and installation “best practices” to ensure durable, long-term performance. Course #: KSCC0515 (1 LU)

  • Understanding Type K Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Bridge & Highway Design

    This session reviews the fundamentals of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete technology and its use in Bridge & Highway construction projects. A review of key performance advantages of Type K is provided, along with common industry applications, key design considerations, specification recommendations, and best practices to ensure maximum long-term performance and successful installations. Course #: BSCC0315 (1 LU/HSW)

  • Understanding Type K Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Water Management & Wastewater Treatment Facility Designs

    This course reviews the fundamentals of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete technology and its use in Water Management and Wastewater Treatment construction projects. A review of key performance advantages of Type K is provided, along with common industry applications, key design considerations, specification recommendations, and best practices to ensure maximum long-term performance and successful installations. Course #: WWSCC0515 (1 LU)

  • Understanding Type K Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete in Parking Structures & Other Post-Tensioned Project Designs

    This course provides an overview of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete and its use in parking structures and other post-tensioned project designs. Its ability to overcome key challenges faced in concrete durability and long-term performance are discussed, as well as key advantages Type K offers in joint placement design, increased abrasion and impact resistance, reduced in-service operations and maintenance costs, and lower life cycle costs. Guidelines for designing and specifying Type K are reviewed, as well as specification and installation “best practices” to ensure durable, long-term performance. Course #: KSCC1115 (1 LU)

  • Create High-Performance Concrete Floor Slab Designs that Effectively Address Key Performance Challenges Related to Joint Failure and MVER Challenges

    This course provides an overview of key performance advantages that can be achieved in concrete slab-on-ground designs by integrating CSA cements and CSH technology. Participants will learn how combining these high-performance technologies maximize protection against costly moisture vapor emissions challenges while providing increased design flexibility and minimizing joint requirements. The cost advantages of proactively managing moisture risk mitigation, reducing joint requirements, and minimizing costly facility downtime and maintenance of joints and moisture sensitive floor coverings will be reviewed. Practical applications in industrial, institutional, and commercial market segments are discussed. Participants will understand how these materials offer complementary advantages that optimize performance and ease constructability. Course #: KCON1118 (1 LU)