December 2007 Table of Contents

PRODUCTS
Most Innovative Products for 2008

This year's Most Innovative Products (MIP) contest at World of Concrete, Jan. 22-25 in Las Vegas, includes many examples of creatively innovative materials and equipment. These products run the gamut from big to small, from high-tech to low-tech, and from Read more

Other Articles
Holding Our Breath Holding Our Breath

When was the last time you read a story in your local newspaper or saw a report on TV about our aging infrastructure? There are thousands of skilled contractors who step up daily with economical solutions to these problems. Read more

Filling Holes

Managers required a timely and cost-effective solution for waterproofing the reservoir slab at the Lacombe Park Reservoir in St. Albert, Alberta. Read more

Keys to Purchasing Surface Prep Equipment Keys To Purchasing Surface Prep Equipment Keys to Purchasing Surface Prep Equipment

There is much to consider when you buy your next piece of surface preparation equipment. Yet, there are ways to save time and money and to reduce the possibility of buying the wrong equipment. Read more

Coatings for Safety Coatings for Safety

Some road engineers suggest that simply lowering the freezing point of the bridge deck is a proven and effective way to reduce accidents caused by black ice. But what does that mean? Read more

Why Concrete Decks Crack

Concrete shrinks as it dries and hardens, leading to the formation of drying shrinkage cracks. Read more

The Need for Speed The Need for Speed

Selecting the cement to be used in a concrete can have a lasting impact on the life span of new concrete bridge decks. Read more

Birdbaths Birdbaths

I am bidding on treating a concrete slab and one of the specified requirements is that there not be any birdbaths. The final surface will be flooded to see if this has been achieved. Do you have any suggestions? Read more

No Barrier to Success

Severe corrosion of reinforcing steel in the concrete barriers on several bridges in the Rochester, N.Y., area forced department of transportation engineers to look for cost-effective, long-term solutions for rehabilitating these aging structures. Read more

Floored in Oregon Floored in Oregon

The developer of Independence Station is attempting to achieve more Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design points than any other mixed-use building project registered with the U.S. Green Building Council. Read more

Pacific Polymers International Inc. Elasto-Mat D&G MIP 2008: Construction Supplies Pacific Polymers International Inc. Elasto-Mat D&G

Elasto-Mat D&G is a liquid-applied product designed to waterproof dry, damp, and green concrete just a few days after placement. Read more

Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Barriseal-S MIP 2008: Construction Supplies Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Barriseal-S

Barriseal-S forms a complete air, water, and vapor barrier for virtually any building. Read more

Kut-Rite TKO-2513 Scarifier Attachment MIP 2008:Demolition & Repair Kut-Rite TKO-2513 Scarifier Attachment

The Kut-Rite TKO-2513 Scarifier Attachment is a powerful scarifier/planer. Read more

Kwik Kerb LumiCrete MIP 2008: Decorative Kwik Kerb LumiCrete

LumiCrete is a light-emitting safety coating for concrete surfaces, currently available in green and blue. Read more

WerkMaster Model 1400 Europa MIP 2008: Decorative WerkMaster Model 1400 Europa

The WerkMaster Model 1400 Europa is powerful enough to grind, polish, edge, and buff any surface. Read more

One Day Floors System MIP 2008: Decorative One Day Floors System

One Day Floors integrates the latest advances in polyaspartic coating technology, enhancing chips, quartz, or stained floors. Read more

Surfacing Technology ST Finish Line 2008 Most Innovative Products — Nominee Surfacing Technology ST Finish Line

ST Finish Line is Surfacing Technology's new advanced single-component polyurea coating. Read more

Eagle Solutions StoneEdge 1300 MIP 2008: Decorative Eagle Solutions StoneEdge 1300

StoneEdge 1300 offers a rotating front head with four diamond discs that will get you ¼ inch from edges. Read more

CDCLarue Industries Inc. Diamond Rings MIP 2008: Decorative CDCLarue Industries Inc. Diamond Rings

Quick and easy-to-change Diamond Rings are ideal for polishing small rooms or finishing edges. Read more

Tremco Vulkem 360NF/950NF/951NF Polyurethane Deck Coating System MIP 2008: Other Tremco Vulkem 360NF/950NF/951NF Polyurethane Deck Coating System

The new Vulkem 360NF/950NF/951NF Polyurethane Deck Coating System is ideal for fast-track schedules. Read more

Dayton Superior Green Bean Clean MIP 2008: Other Dayton Superior Green Bean Clean

Dayton Superior Green Bean Clean is an earth-friendly, bio-based gel stripper that combines industrial strength with environmental safety. Read more

Prosoco Consolideck High Performance Concrete Products MIP 2008: Placement & Finishing Prosoco Consolideck High Performance Concrete Products

Consolideck High Performance Concrete Products combine the lithium-silicate floor hardeners with the best-performing protective treatments. Read more

Shotless Technologies Inc. Striker 1500 MIP 2008: Demolition & Repair Shotless Technologies Inc. Striker 1500

The Striker 1500 provides shotless surface preparation while you easily achieve a controllable, uniform profile. Read more

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