Curing of Precast Concrete

What is Curing?

Curing is a term used to refer to procedures soon after concrete is placed with the objective of enhancing its long term properties. The properties of main concern are strength and durability.

Curing procedures may include prevention of drying out and control of environmental factors such as temperature, humidity and airflow.

Download Precast NZ's views and background report here: PCNZ Curing

Literature Survey of Curing requirements for Precast Concrete

An online research paper to gather existing knowledge on practices and requirements for curing and their benefits relating to precast concrete.

Research by Emma Mcfarlane,
(2nd year engineering student, University of Canterbury)

Download the paper here: Literature survey curing Aug 2015