December 2012 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Denver Company Builds Green With PVC Denver Company Builds Green With PVC

Colorado builder ASLAN Companies is using Octaform, a PVC stay-in-place concrete forming system, to build and finish the walls of a state-of-the-art vehicle wash. Read more

Concrete Company Creates Community Park Basketball Courts Concrete Company Creates Community Park Basketball Courts

Post-tensioned concrete defeats harsh soil in Connecticut Read more

The Health Care Law And Your Business The Health Care Law And Your Business

Views and facts about the health care law and small businesses. Read more

FEATURES
Soil Compaction Equipment Soil Compaction Equipment

Selecting the proper equipment for soil compaction depends on the soil composition and the area to be compacted. Read more

QA/QC for Tilt-Up Concrete Construction QA/QC for Tilt-Up Concrete Construction

Developing a uniform quality assurance-quality control checklist will imporove the tilt-up concrete industry. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
How Common is Out-of-Joint Cracking? How Common is Out-of-Joint Cracking?

A contractor considers replacing a driveway after cracks appear. Read more

Concrete Surfaces Decorative Pavilion Concrete Surfaces Decorative Pavilion

This will shows off the best of decorative concrete at World of Concrete. Read more

Bon Tool Co. Water Based Concrete Stains Bon Tool Co. Water Based Concrete Stains

Bonway Water Based Concrete Stains are available in transparent and semi-transparent colors. Read more

Solomon Colors Brickform ARTesian Stain Solomon Colors Brickform ARTesian Stain

Brickform ARTesian Stain is designed to produce the aged appearance of sone or masonry. Read more

Clemons Concrete Coatings Super Sealer Stains Clemons Concrete Coatings Super Sealer Stains

The manufacturer now has low-VOC formula stains. Read more

Pure Texture Pure-Stain Pure Texture Pure-Stain

Pure-Stain requires no neutralizing, rinsing, or post-job clean-up. Read more

Smith Paints Color Floor Smith Paints Color Floor

Color Floor achieves a decorative appearance on concrete floors. Read more

Increte Systems Stone Essence Increte Systems Stone Essence

Stone Essence is an eco-friendly alternative to reactive acid stains. Read more

Walttools Tru Tint WB Walttools Tru Tint WB

Tru Tint WB is designed for use on a number of surfaces. Read more

Westcoat SC-36 Fast Stain Westcoat SC-36 Fast Stain

SC-36 Fast Stain is a solvent-soluble, deep-penetrating drop-in powder stain. Read more

Absolute Concrete Colors Concrete Acid Stain Absolute Concrete Colors Concrete Acid Stain

Concrete Acid Stain does not color, but chemically reacts with minerals in the concrete to alter their visible color. Read more

Gemite Products Rain-Shield Stain OP WB Gemite Products Rain-Shield Stain OP WB

Rain-Shield Stain OP WB has excellent color retention, resists Uvs and dirt, and is durable. Read more

Concrete Cares Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Concrete Cares Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

A diverse group of concrete industry veterans are promoting pink concrete to raise cancer awareness. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Wacker Neuson's BTS 630 and BTS 635S Saws Wacker Neuson's BTS 630 and BTS 635S Saws

The BTS 630 and 635S saws feature a new air filter, are easy to operate, and start reliably. Read more

US Saws Air-Powered, Walk-Behind Saws US Saws Air-Powered, Walk-Behind Saws

This company’s air-powered, walk-behind saws are perfect for concrete pavement cutting applications while its hand-held models are ideal for cutting concrete in a wide range of applications. Read more

Multiquip's SP118 PRO Street Saw Multiquip's SP118 PRO Street Saw

The SP118 PRO Street Saw is designed for general and industrial wet/dry sawing applications and is powered by a Honda GX390 gasoline engine with cyclone air filtration. Read more

ICS Blount's 695GC and 695F4 Utility Chain Saws ICS Blount's 695GC and 695F4 Utility Chain Saws

Designed for use on concrete, stone, and masonry, the 695GC and 695F4 utility chain saws make deep, straight cuts and square corners with ease. Read more

Husqvarna's FS 6600 D Concrete Saw Husqvarna's FS 6600 D Concrete Saw

The FS 6600 D 3-speed gearbox is a saw for use on large and mid-size jobs. A Tier 3 compliant engine reduces emissions and the power transmission system transmits more power to the blade shaft (60 hp) Read more

GDM Technologies' Model 24 GT Pneumatic Wall Saw GDM Technologies' Model 24 GT Pneumatic Wall Saw

This company’s model 24 GT pneumatic wall saw uses air to produce up to 125 ft-lbs torque. Read more

Bosch Power Tool's TC10 Wet Tile and Stone Saw Bosch Power Tool's TC10 Wet Tile and Stone Saw

The TC10 10-in. wet tile and stone saw is equipped with expanded rear and side extension water trays to prevent overspray and a rear over-spray deflector to reduce upward overspray. Read more

Other Articles
Objectively Selecting Repair Materials Objectively Selecting Repair Materials

An in-depth method of proper material selection based upon individual project needs and anticipated material performance. Read more

Printing Concrete Houses Printing Concrete Houses

Using a 3-D rapid-prototyping machine could allow one to construct houses with little human intervention. Read more

Vibrating Concrete Float Vibrating Concrete Float

The Mag Vibe concrete float allows easier surface finishing. Read more

Life-Cycle Cost Assessment Life-Cycle Cost Assessment

Researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub have developed a probablistic LCCA model to account for price volatility. Read more

Pervious Pan Float Pervious Pan Float

A new pan float for pervious concrete toughens up the surface to prevent raveling. Read more

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