Reinforcing Concrete Truths: Tackling PVA Risks and AR Fiber Shadows with Joe Bates

Join us this week as we sit down with Joe Bates from SC Fabrication for an insightful discussion on the risks associated with using PVA reinforcement in SCC mixes. This conversation couldn't be more relevant, especially considering the recent closure of a major decorative concrete company due to product failures caused by misinformation from distributors. We'll also delve into practical tips for reducing ghosting and shadowing of AR Glass Fiber in SCC mixes, along with exploring the fascinating world of 3D printing and more.




The Concrete Hero’s Quest Workshop

Date: May 1-3, 2024

Location: Napa, CA, USA

Join experienced instructors Joe Bates, Sean Albright, Jon Schuler, and Brandon Gore for a 2.5-day workshop in Napa, CA. Learn advanced mold-making techniques for complex concrete designs, covering design, form building, casting, finishing, pricing, sales, marketing, and more.

Fabric-Forming Concrete Sink + GFRC Workshop

Date: June 21-23, 2024

Location: Goddard, KS, USA

Dive into fabric-forming and GFRC techniques with exclusive access to a 36-page course guide. Master custom creations like sinks and planters and craft pieces of unparalleled strength and beauty in this ultimate workshop for fabric-forming and GFRC training.

Furniture Design Workshop

Date: August 16-18, 2024

Location: Goddard, KS, USA

Join Brandon Gore for a 2.5-day workshop exploring concrete fundamentals and mastering the art of furniture crafting. Discover creativity, embrace challenges, and unleash your potential at Brandon's exclusive studio in Goddard, Kansas.

The Basics: Fundamental Concrete Workshop

Date: September 28-29, 2024

Location: Goddard, KS, USA

Join skilled concrete artisans for a comprehensive 1.5-day workshop covering templating, form building, concrete mix calculations, tool utilization, casting methods, and more. Perfect for beginners, this workshop emphasizes building a strong foundation in the concrete industry.

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