August 2008 Table of Contents

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Vexcon Chemicals Moisture Bloc Concrete Surfaces Vexcon Chemicals Moisture Bloc

Moisture Bloc vapor reduction systems are designed to block moisture that comes from groundwater. Read more

Cold-Applied Joint Sealant Concrete Surfaces Cold-Applied Joint Sealant

DynaTred seals joints in parking decks, ramps, walkways, stadiums, and warehouses. Read more

Concrete Bonding Agent Concrete Surfaces Concrete Bonding Agent

Weld-Crete is a concrete bonding agent for bonding new concrete, stucco, tile setting beds, and terrazzo to any structurally sound surface. Read more

Resurfacing Mortar Concrete Surfaces Resurfacing Mortar

Megamix II is a thick repair mortar used for patching and resurfacing deteriorated concrete. Read more

So Good, It Sticks Concrete Surfaces So Good, It Sticks

Stuck So Good is a concentrated, water-based polymer bonding agent. Read more

CS Unitec EBS 125 and EBS 1801 Concrete Grinders Concrete Surfaces CS Unitec EBS 125 and EBS 1801 Concrete Grinders

CS Unitec's concrete grinders remove epoxy, paint, and other coatings, and smooth rough surfaces. Read more

Quick-Setting Underlayment Concrete Surfaces Quick-Setting Underlayment

Durock's Quick-Dry cementitious self-leveling underlayment sets and dries quickly, allowing floor coverings to be applied within 15 hours. Read more

Valspar Flooring Div. Descoglas RF Wall and Ceiling Coating System Concrete Surfaces Valspar Flooring Div. Descoglas RF Wall and Ceiling Coating System

Descoglas RF reinforced wall and ceiling coating system connects dissimilar substrates without the need for joints or sealants. Read more

Huron Technologies Release Coating 7572 Concrete Surfaces Huron Technologies Release Coating 7572

Release Coating 7572 is a blended product containing a substantial portion of liquid lubricants derived from plant sources and a minimum of petroleum bases oils. Read more

Lignomat USA Ltd. Ligno-DuoTec BW Moisture Meter Concrete Surfaces Lignomat USA Ltd. Ligno-DuoTec BW Moisture Meter

The Ligno-DuoTec BW moisture meter measures a variety of construction materials by using sensor technology to read average moisture. Read more

Concrete Surfaces Diamond Polishing Pads

I-Shine Polishing Pads polish concrete surfaces up to three times faster and last longer than traditional phenolic resin pads. Read more

Concrete Surfaces Aquron Corp. SPT-1200

Aquron SPT-1200 is a clear, penetrating treatment for sealing and preserving brick, slate, stone, concrete, and stucco. Read more

Abatron Inc. Abocrete Epoxy Patching and Resurfacing Cement/Grout Concrete Surfaces Abatron Inc. Abocrete Epoxy Patching and Resurfacing Cement/Grout

Abocrete epoxy patching and resurfacing cement/grout restores structures, including concrete, masonry, decks, runways, and docks. Read more

Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Inc. Barriseal Concrete Surfaces Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing Inc. Barriseal

Roller- or spray-apply Barriseal to a variety of concrete surfaces to form a flexible air/vapor barrier for cavity wall construction. Read more

Dust-Free Workplace Concrete Surfaces Dust-Free Workplace

Rated for continuous pickup of chips, dust, and powders, the DS 2720 vacuum maintains clean, dust-free work-places. Read more

Surface Profilers Concrete Surfaces Surface Profilers

Hum-B profilers are surface scarifiers designed for preparing concrete, terrazzo, stone, and masonry. Read more

All-In-One Subsurface Barrier Concrete Surfaces All-In-One Subsurface Barrier

The Barrier acts as a thermal barrier, vapor barrier, moisture barrier, and radon barrier, all in one. Read more

Equipment Development Co. ContrX Systems ProPolish I system Concrete Surfaces Equipment Development Co. ContrX Systems ProPolish I system

The ContrX Systems ProPolish I system includes everything needed to polish concrete. Read more

Concrete Surfaces Installs, Sets Quickly

Contractors can install Flowfast quickly, speeding up construction deadlines. Read more

Restoring Concrete to its Organic Look Concrete Surfaces Restoring Concrete to its Organic Look

Javier Lopez and crew of X-cel Concrete Creations recently accepted the mission to bring back the luster of a 15,000-square-foot concrete floor at an organic grocery store in Southern California. Read more

Grace Construction Products Procor system Concrete Surfaces Grace Construction Products Procor system

Procor composite waterproofing system combines Procor 75 fluid-applied membrane with Procor composite membrane. Read more

An Industry in Search of a Conference Concrete Surfaces An Industry in Search of a Conference

Concrete polishers can make the summer last a little longer, and focus on their trade, with a trip to Atlanta for the first International Concrete Polishing and Staining Conference (ICPSC), Sept. 4-7. Read more

Prep School Concrete Surfaces Prep School

When coatings applied to concrete surfaces fail, the cause usually is inadequate surface preparation. For a coating to bond properly, the concrete surface must be sound, clean, free from surface defects, and dry. Read more

Taking the Green Leed Concrete Surfaces Taking the Green Leed

The Harm A. Weber Academic Center is a recently completed green building at Judson University in Elgin, Ill. The 88,000-square-foot building houses the new Benjamin P. Browne Library and the Division of Art, Design and Architecture. Read more

Polished Concrete: It's a Safe Bet Concrete Surfaces Polished Concrete: It's a Safe Bet

Polished concrete is a very viable flooring option for commercial and retail facilities, as well as schools and factories. Read more

Polishing Contractor Shines Concrete Surfaces Polishing Contractor Shines

Showing that the acceptance of concrete polishing is gaining favor with the design community, Don Brown and his team at Brown Contracting Inc. in Eugene, Ore., won first place in the Commercial Division at the Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association/American Concrete Institute's Excellence in Concrete program. Read more

Problem Clinic: Why Does Concrete Discolor? Problem Clinic: Why Does Concrete Discolor?

Why does concrete discolor even though the specifications (wet cure) were followed without exception? Read more

Information Sharing Concrete Surfaces Information Sharing

After more than 30 years as a concrete contractor, Charles Griffasi could have easily played it safe. After all, he was successful with his Concrete Innovations business in Buffalo, N.Y., so there was no need to ruffle any feathers. Read more

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