August 2012 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Las Vegas Mural Brought to Life Las Vegas Mural Brought to Life

A team of companies work together to demonstrate a complete process at WOC 2012. Read more

Dust Migration, EPA Permissible Exposure Limit, and You Dust Migration, EPA Permissible Exposure Limit, and You

Eliminate dust migration to be in compliance with OSHA's proposed silica standard. Read more

Customized Concrete Mixes Fortify I-5 Willamette River Bridge Customized Concrete Mixes Fortify I-5 Willamette River Bridge

The I-5 Willamette River Bridge project team uses 17 unique concrete mixes. Read more

Features
How to Install Thin Overlays How to Install Thin Overlays

Thin overlays are the most versatile decorative product on the market. Read more

Waterproofing Admixtures For Concrete Waterproofing Admixtures For Concrete

Permeability reducing admixtures protect concrete and reinforcement. Read more

Green Concrete for the London Olympics Green Concrete for the London Olympics

How they built out the London Olympic site to reduce the carbon footpring. Read more

Concrete Surfaces
Crews that Rock 2013

Contest recognizes concrete construction crews. Read more

Repairing Bugholes Repairing Bugholes

Bugholes commonly occur in vertical cast-in-place concrete. Read more

Polishing Conference Nears Polishing Conference Nears

Concrete polishers will gather at annual event. Read more

Polished Concrete Adapts Polished Concrete Adapts

Two retail projects highlight polished concrete's versatility. Read more

Finding the Ideal Slab for Polishing Finding the Ideal Slab for Polishing

There are many details for contractors to consider before polishing a slab. Read more

Jobsite Products
Case Construction's Powerful and Versatile Skid Steers Case Construction's Powerful and Versatile Skid Steers

The Alpha series of skid steers includes nine models ranging from 46 hp to 90 hp and rated with operating capacities ranging from 1300 lbs. to 3000 lbs. Read more

JLG's Heavy Lifting, Compact Telehandler JLG's Heavy Lifting, Compact Telehandler

The G5-18A super compact telehandler features a 5500-lb maximum lifting capacity. Its 126-in. turning radius makes it a top choice for work in confined or congested areas and its 76-in. stowed height makes it ideal for use in any application where overhead height restrictions exist. Read more

Kubota's Conventional Tail-Swing Excavator Kubota's Conventional Tail-Swing Excavator

Powered by a 47.6 hp direct injection engine, the KX057-4 compact excavator features an adjustable maximum oil flow control, a bucket digging force of 11,177 lbs, 2-speed travel, auto shift, wide working range, a 3-pump load sensing system, and 5 lower track rollers. Read more

John Deere's Nimble Machine That Works Anywhere John Deere's Nimble Machine That Works Anywhere

Equipped with a final Tier-4 14.8 hp engine, the 17D excavator works anywhere. Combined with independent-swing boom and 360-degree rotation, it slips into close quarters easily and works with ease around obstacles. Read more

Mustang's Powerful Skid Steer Loader Mustang's Powerful Skid Steer Loader

A true vertical lift machine, the 4000V skid steer loader easily loads high trailers and trucks with its 144-inch lift ability. Read more

Wacker Neuson's Increase Compact Excavator Efficiency Wacker Neuson's Increase Compact Excavator Efficiency

The Vertical Digging System (VDS) allows operators to tilt the cab and boom of the excavator by up to 15 degrees with the push of a button. Read more

Bobcat's Powerful, Easy-to-Maneuver Machine Bobcat's Powerful, Easy-to-Maneuver Machine

White Wax Cure J9A retains moisture in freshly finished concrete. Read more

Paladin's Attach, Then Grab And Move Paladin's Attach, Then Grab And Move

Delivering lift height-to-pin measurement of 132 in., the T750 compact track loader features a 23-gal/min hydraulic flow. Read more

Other Articles
CDCLarue Industries Hum-B Floor Grinder CDCLarue Industries Hum-B Floor Grinder

The ergonomically designed Hum-B floor grinder covers more square feet in less time, with fewer jobsite injuries. Read more

Terrco Inc. Model 3100 Terrco Inc. Model 3100

The redesigned Model 3100 with self-propelling option allows users to maintain a constant speed while grinding and polishing, ensuring a consistent finished product. Read more

Reliable Diamond Tool Blue 30 S Cupwheel Reliable Diamond Tool Blue 30 S Cupwheel

The Blue 30 S Cupwheel meets the industry’s need for an extremely aggressive grinding wheel. Read more

EDCO Turbo Grinder Leveling Kit EDCO Turbo Grinder Leveling Kit

The company's Turbo Grinder Leveling Kit uses multiple accessories to remove those unwanted high spots, uneven joints, epoxy, etc. from concrete surfaces. Read more

Nufinish Corp. Boss 55 Nufinish Corp. Boss 55

Improve concrete polishing production and reduce problems by minimizing the first grind scratch profile. Read more

Green Umbrella Products GreenGrinder Green Umbrella Products GreenGrinder

The environmentally friendly GreenGrinder efficiently grinds, hones, and polishes concrete. Read more

Concrete Polishing USA Diamagrind Concrete Polishing USA Diamagrind

The Diamagrind Concrete Grinding and Polishing Machine is ideal for small spaces, and can grind within 1/8 in. of walls. Read more

WerkMaster Industries Colossos WerkMaster Industries Colossos

The redesigned Colossos boasts an extra 100 lbs. in weight, Easy Tilt mechanism that allows a 135-lb. person to tilt the machine, and new trackless 8-in. Plug ‘N Go plates. Read more

MK Diamond Products MK-SDG MK Diamond Products MK-SDG

The MK-SDG has a 10-in. diameter diamond grinding head and fully encapsulated grinding shroud with vacuum pick-up. Read more

Sawtec Revolution Grinder & Polisher Sawtec Revolution Grinder & Polisher

The 18-hp propane Revolution Grinder & Polisher takes on small or large jobs with its 40-in. two-head system and massive down pressure. Read more

General Equipment Co. Pro Polish General Equipment Co. Pro Polish

Working with single- and dual-head, low-speed surface grinders, the Pro Polish floor polishing system uses a series of seven 10-in. diameter diamond polishing pads to produce high-quality polished surfaces without the need for expensive, complex equipment. Read more

SASE Co. Inc. PDG8000 Grinder SASE Co. Inc. PDG8000 Grinder

The PDG8000 grinder is balanced, quiet, smooth-running, and easy to operate. Read more

Levetec Surface Preparation Machinery Scan Combiflex 1000 Levetec Surface Preparation Machinery Scan Combiflex 1000

The Scan Combiflex 1000 (40 in.) is engineered to perform at high speeds, allow heavier weight on the machine, and provide an even grind from start to finish. Read more

Intertool Planetary Polishers Intertool Planetary Polishers

Based on customer requests, the company has added positive air pressure to its DS3011 and DS301X planetary polishers. Read more

Equipmentland.com SG24 Concrete Surface Grinder Equipmentland.com SG24 Concrete Surface Grinder

The General Equipment Co. SG24 Series Dual-Head Concrete Surface Grinder can be used to prepare concrete surfaces prior to resurfacing or floor coating installations, produce exposed aggregate slabs, and polish delicate surfaces. Read more

Taylor Tools Extreme Machine Taylor Tools Extreme Machine

Broken shear pins are no longer a problem with the #485 Extreme Machine, a tough and durable grinder/sander/buffer. Read more

Star Diamond Tools Hurricane Resin Pucks Star Diamond Tools Hurricane Resin Pucks

Hurricane resin pucks provide clarity and gloss with amazing speed. Read more

BW Manufacturing DG-16 Diamond Grinder/Polisher BW Manufacturing DG-16 Diamond Grinder/Polisher

The DG-16 Diamond Grinder/Polisher with 16-in. diameter path features a rubber mounted non-planetary grinding head controlled by spring pressure. Read more

Husqvarna PG820 Husqvarna PG820

The PG 820 all-purpose grinder is designed for large areas and a wide array of applications. Read more

Clemons Concrete Coatings Acid Stains Clemons Concrete Coatings Acid Stains

The company’s acid stains create beautiful, varied colors on cured concrete by reacting with the cement in the concrete surface. Read more

Butterfield Color Perma-Cast Sierra Stain Butterfield Color Perma-Cast Sierra Stain

Perma-Cast Sierra Stain produces variegated and translucent colors that mimic natural stone coloration. Read more

Triple-S Chemical Products Acid Stains Triple-S Chemical Products Acid Stains

Create beautiful colors on new or old concrete resist fading chipping, cracking, and peeling, with the company’s acid stains. Read more

Absolute Concrete Colors Absolute Chemical Stains Absolute Concrete Colors Absolute Chemical Stains

Acid-based Absolute Chemical Stains are unmatched in authentically recreating nature’s aging processes. Read more

Increte Systems Stain-Crete Increte Systems Stain-Crete

Stain-Crete concrete stain system creates beautiful, mottled color tones in old or new concrete. Read more

Concrete Calculator Concrete Calculator

Polished concrete floors aren’t new, but their use is growing dramatically as owners begin to see the benefits and beauty. Read more

Trends in Stamped Concrete Trends in Stamped Concrete

What's hot in the world of stamped concrete today? Read more

Get a Grip Get a Grip

Re-Grip is a great way to install grips on hand tools. Read more

Floor Flatness Floor Flatness

Bosch has come out with what could be a revolutionary laser tool. Read more

Artistry at WOC

Artistry demonstrations return to the World of Concrete. Read more

Buying Equipment is Risky Business Buying Equipment is Risky Business

Do contractors purchase new and innovative equipment, or stick to the tried-and-true? Read more

Slab Reinforcement Slab Reinforcement

Steel reinforcement in concrete slabs is intended only to hold together any shrinkage cracks. Read more

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