curing blanket

curing blanket

A built-up covering of sacks, matting, burlap, wet earth, sawdust, straw, or other suitable material placed over freshly finished concrete; such covering is moistened to supply water in the early hydration process, and tends to maintain a uniform temperature.
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A good concrete curing blanket keeps concrete at optimal temperatures, allowing it to slowly dry, leaving a flawless final appearance and providing a strong base, whether the concrete is for a sidewalk or a highway.
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Taking a cue from a contractor on another Prairie Material RCC pavement job, the J&R crew placed saturated cotton curing blankets along fresh joints, ensuring proper density at a critical condition.