Spotlight: Heating and Concrete Curing Equipment

Featured ground-heating and concrete-curing equipment for October 2005

HydraCure S16
The HydraCure S16 from PNA Construction Technologies is a durable, single-use curing cover that will not stain concrete.

  • Inorganic fiber enables water to wick evenly across the slab
  • White-pigmented cover reflects heat and direct sunlight to provide 100 percent humidity below the cover

Thawzall 12HU
The Thawzall 12HU from T.H.E. Machine Company is a multifunctional ground heater and concrete curing system.

  • Fuel efficient
  • Provides up to 12,000 sq. ft. of ground thawing and 36,000 sq. ft. of concrete curing capacity
  • Doesn’t require a shelter or produce harmful fumes

Sioux water heaters
Sioux Steam Cleaner Corp. has introduced its improved water heaters for cold weather concrete operations.

  • 12 to 15 percent increase in Btu output over earlier models
  • Available in oil, LP or natural gas; or with a new combination burner that can be converted between oil and gas
  • Improved coil design allows complete draining to prevent damage from freezing and corrosion

Crown Heat King HK 150
The Crown HK 150 thaws up to 2,800 ft. and cures up to 5,600 ft.

  • Temporary heating up to 8,000 sq. ft.
  • Digital temperature monitoring
  • Room for enclosed generator
  • Enclosed electric hose reel

Armorlon curing blankets
Armorlon concrete curing blankets from Reef Industries are white, synthetic fiber mats with a white polyethylene backing that provide proper moisture control during the curing process.

  • High heat and cold resistance
  • UV-stabilized
  • Resists tears and punctures

S3000 Ground Heater
The S3000 Ground Heater is an economy version of Ground Heaters’ hydronic ground thawing and concrete curing equipment.

  • Thaws up to 4,500 sq. ft. to a maximum of 1 ft. deep per day or heats up to 6,000 sq. ft. of ground indoors or out
  • Available with Liquid-to-Air Heat Xchangers to provide clean, hot air for 120,000 cu. ft. of work space
  • 280,000-gross-Btu/hour hydronic heater with 3,000 ft. of heat transfer hose
  • Up to 120 hours of continuous run time