Super Air Meter is committed to helping owners achieve the maximum longevity of their concrete structures.
Super Air Meter LLC was organized in 2014 by Dr. Tyler Ley and Jake LeFlore. The SAM is a patented test device and test method. It performs the AASHTO T 395 Standard Method of Test for Characterization of the Air-Void System of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Sequential Pressure Method. The company is currently headquartered in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Behind the Innovation
Dr. Ley is the inventor and founder of Super Air Meter, an innovative concrete air entrainment solution that can dramatically improve the freeze-thaw durability of concrete. He has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of structural and concrete materials engineering. His experience includes working as an engineer with a design consultant, construction contractor, government agency, and as a professor. He is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Oklahoma State University where he was named the outstanding professor at a research university by the Oklahoma Foundation of Excellence in 2018.
Dr. Ley was recognized as one of the Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry by Concrete Construction Magazine in 2019. He is active in the American Concrete Institute and is a voting member of the Concrete Durability, Material Science, Concrete
Proportioning, and Sustainability Technical committees. He also serves on the executive committee of the National Concrete Consortium, a group made up of DOT engineers from 35 different states. His websites are visited by over 50,000 people per year and his education content on YouTube has been watched over 6 million times. Learn more about Tyler Ley here.
Dr. Tyler Ley
Founder and CEO
Jake LeFlore is the Co-inventor, Operations Manager, and founding partner of the Super Air Meter. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Business Management. He has a wealth of experience in concrete materials and testing, transportation construction and maintenance, electrical work, commercial and residential construction, business operations, and distribution networks.
Jake LeFlore is also the operations manager and founding partner of Concrete Phoenix LLC. A water to cement ratio test for fresh concrete, patent pending. He is also a published co-author and concrete researcher at Oklahoma State University since 2011 in 3 separate publications: Field and laboratory validation of the sequential air method, Determining the air-void distribution in fresh concrete with the Sequential Air Method, and Improving Specifications to Resist Frost Damage in Modern Concrete Mixtures. He is also an evaluator for the Oklahoma Highway Construction Materials Technician Certification Program for concrete and aggregates testing certification and a master trainer on the SAM assisting state DOT's and private entities, conducting courses on the SAM in over 10 states.
ABOUT SUPER AIR METER
The Super Air Meter is in use by Departments of Transportation and other organizations in over 30 states.
The Super Air Meter is in use by over 35 states over the country. Some of our commercial clients also include:
"I will require the SAM as part of our internal Quality Assurance/Quality Control program. It is important to me to provide the highest quality concrete as possible, and the SAM is a tool that we must have to do that."
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"The SAM is the air meter of the future."
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