June 2012 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Engraved Concrete Panels Used For Exterior of Home Renovation Engraved Concrete Panels Used For Exterior of Home Renovation

Fly ash concrete was picked as a sustainable choice for exterior concrete panels made for engraving. Read more

Lifting Concrete in Kansas City Lifting Concrete in Kansas City

The floor of the Governor’s Exposition Hall began shifting in the 1980s, and foamjacking was used as a remedy. Read more

Pumping Concrete Through Induction-Hardened Pipes Pumping Concrete Through Induction-Hardened Pipes

Selecting the right pipes for conveying concrete throughout a building site is a matter of understanding the pressure and abrasiveness of the mix. Read more

Features
How to Specify and Use Concrete Pumplines How to Specify and Use Concrete Pumplines

Article discusses the issues surrounding concrete pumplines: how to configure them for applications, how to install them, and safe practices Read more

Q&A About Galvanized Reinforcing Steel Q&A About Galvanized Reinforcing Steel

Galvanized reinforcing has been in use for many years and is the standard method of protecting reinforcing steel in many countries. Read more

Soybean-Based Treatments Are Sustainabile Solution Soybean-Based Treatments Are Sustainabile Solution

New uses for industry byproducts can enhance concrete's performance and sustainability. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
Repairing Floor Abrasions Repairing Floor Abrasions

Avoid scratching and gouging a polyaspartic floor coating. Read more

University Goes with Polished Concrete University Goes with Polished Concrete

Polished concrete was ideal for university's store. Read more

Colored Pervious Fits the Bill Colored Pervious Fits the Bill

Pervious concrete is ideal for a city park. Read more

Creating Flat and Level Floors Creating Flat and Level Floors

Material handling equipment relies on flat and level floors. Read more

SLABS ON GRADE
How to Prepare a Slab For Finished Surface Coatings How to Prepare a Slab For Finished Surface Coatings

This Q&A discusses what to do to prepare concrete floors for surface coat finishes Read more

DECORATIVE CONCRETE
Managine Customer Relationships Managine Customer Relationships

How to work with customers and manage their expectations to accept realistic outcomes. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Gomaco Corp.'s 9500 Trimmer/Placer Gomaco Corp.'s 9500 Trimmer/Placer

The rebuilt conveyor on the Gomaco 9500 trimmer/placer is stronger and more rigid with a truss-style framework. Read more

Blascrete's The Model RD6536 Skid Steer Pump Attachment Blascrete's The Model RD6536 Skid Steer Pump Attachment

The Model RD6536 Skid Steer Pump Attachment features a universal design compatible with any skidsteer. Read more

Other Articles
Walttools Decorative Concrete Border Rollers Walttools Decorative Concrete Border Rollers

Tru Impressions Decorative Concrete Border Rollers offer a simple way to incorporate borders and other linear features into decorative jobs without using individual border stamps. Read more

Proline Concrete Tools Wood Plank Stamp Proline Concrete Tools Wood Plank Stamp

This life-like pattern consists of five rows of 6-in. wood planks ganged together in a staggered pattern, with two peg holes at the end of each plank for added reality. Read more

Butterfield Color Oxford Slate Texture Mats Butterfield Color Oxford Slate Texture Mats

Oxford Slate Texture Mats impart the unmistakable appearance of layered slate. Read more

MATCRETE Decorative Concrete Products Customized Stamping Tools MATCRETE Decorative Concrete Products Customized Stamping Tools

Achieve unique impressions on federal and state projects, or commercial and residential applications with Customized Stamping Tools. Read more

Innotech Decorative Concrete Products Imprinting Tools Innotech Decorative Concrete Products Imprinting Tools

The company’s imprinting tools are cast from natural materials with a wide array of textures, to imprint concrete and overlay surfaces with the precise texture of natural stone or slate. Read more

Pacific Concrete Images Municipal Series Pacific Concrete Images Municipal Series

The Municipal Series of rubber mat stamping tools is designed to create the same patterns and impressions as metal stamping tools with ease and flexibility. Read more

Increte Systems Large Random Flagstone Stamp Increte Systems Large Random Flagstone Stamp

Designed from natural flagstone texture, the Large Random Flagstone stamping tool offers the look and feel of real flagstone with the durability and low maintenance of concrete. Read more

Kraft Tool Co. Touch-Up Rollers Kraft Tool Co. Touch-Up Rollers

Refine joints with joint touch-up rollers when using texture mats for stamped concrete products. Read more

JLIN Corp. Multivibe Handy Tamp Roller JLIN Corp. Multivibe Handy Tamp Roller

The Handy Tamp Roller is a powered replacement for stamping decorative concrete with a hand-tamp. Read more

Noble Canary’s OSHA Audit app Noble Canary’s OSHA Audit app

Noble Canary’s OSHA Audit app allows builders to complete a full safety audit on their iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Read more

Stains, Dyes and Sealers Stains, Dyes and Sealers

The picture shows blisters and bubbles in a solvent based acrylic sealer that was applied over stamped concrete. Read more

Make Your Own ‘AFPP’ Kit Make Your Own ‘AFPP’ Kit

OSHA will be visiting jobsites soon to check compliance with its new Fall Protection directives. Read more

Moisture Measurement in Concrete Slabs Moisture Measurement in Concrete Slabs

Resolve moisture problems with in-situ RH testing via ASTM standards. Read more

Open to ideas, Windsor Probe, Installing Small Slabs

As an industry editor I hear from lots of suppliers about how their product will solve one concrete problem or another. I listen patiently, because sometimes there’s a great story to tell. Read more

Innovative Concrete Products June 2012 Innovative Concrete Products June 2012

Innovations in concrete materials and construction Read more

Safety in Concrete Construction Safety in Concrete Construction

Safe practices on concrete construction job sites will keep workers safe. Read more

Marketing with Social Media Marketing with Social Media

Businesses are embracing social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read more

Dow Chemical D.E.H. Curing Agents Dow Chemical D.E.H. Curing Agents

D.E.H. curing agents with low-emission and waterborne curing agents are ideal for schools and hospitals, where users can experience prolonged exposure to flooring emissions. Read more

ARDEX Americas CG Concrete Guard ARDEX Americas CG Concrete Guard

ARDEX CG Concrete Guard high-solids acrylic sealer is easy to apply, quick-drying, non-flammable, and UV stable. Read more

Quest Building Products Kretus Acrylic Sealer Quest Building Products Kretus Acrylic Sealer

Kretus Acrylic Sealer 2600 is a fast drying, solvent based sealer that leaves a weatherproof finish resistant to the sun, moisture, industrial chemicals, oil, grease, and most caustic cleaning agents. Read more

ChemMasters Inc. Stamped & Decorative Concrete Sealer ChemMasters Inc. Stamped & Decorative Concrete Sealer

Slow-evaporating Stamped & Decorative Concrete Sealer 400A is easy to apply and eliminates bubbles associated with fast-drying solvents commonly used in low-VOC sealers. Read more

Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems SC-65 Water-Based Polyurethane Sealer Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems SC-65 Water-Based Polyurethane Sealer

SC-65 Water-Based Polyurethane Sealer meets the industry’s demand for a water-based, USDA-Compliant, non-flammable, low odor, VOC-compliant polyurethane. Read more

Momentive HexiCrete PS 259D Momentive HexiCrete PS 259D

HexiCrete PS 259D is a non-detectable VOC sealer that controls saline penetration into finished concrete, protecting both the surface and reinforcing steel from corrosion. Read more

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