January 2013 Table of Contents

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Moisture Management Moisture Management

Managing unique moisture management requirements. Read more

Concrete Restoration Concrete Restoration

Weirs Improve Water Flow to Reclaim Natural Geology and Landscape. Read more

Features
Comparing Vapor Barrier Permeance Comparing Vapor Barrier Permeance

Permeance is one of the essential properties of a vapor barrier—that’s why it’s called a vapor barrier. A study compares permeance of various vapor barrier products. Read more

Pre-Installation Conference for Concrete Floors Pre-Installation Conference for Concrete Floors

A well run pre-installation conference will assure that all parties understand what is required to achieve a qulaity floor, slab, or topping. Read more

Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry 2013 Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry 2013

Five people who are changing the concrete industry for the better. Read more

The Borrowed Five The Borrowed Five

Concrete finishers struggle through another hard but rewarding day. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
How to Minimize and Repair Popouts How to Minimize and Repair Popouts

Popouts occur when small portions of the surface mortar break away from the flatwork. Read more

Polished Concrete Stars in Australian Home Polished Concrete Stars in Australian Home

Polished concrete floor is an integral part of acclaimed home. Read more

Mixes for Concrete Repairs Mixes for Concrete Repairs

It is important for repair contractors to understand concrete mix properties. Read more

A Big Year for Polished Concrete A Big Year for Polished Concrete

It is critical for polishing contractors to establish their identities. Read more

ArmorThane ArmorFloor Pa ArmorThane ArmorFloor Pa

ArmorFloor PA polyaspartic polyurea is exceptionally durable, especially for surfaces with heady wheel traffic. Read more

Arizona Polymer Flooring Polyaspartic 7500 Arizona Polymer Flooring Polyaspartic 7500

Polyaspartic 7500 gives very high-gloss finishes that are both hard and abrasion-resistant. Read more

Rhino Linings Corp. FastFloor Rhino Linings Corp. FastFloor

The FastFloor polyaspartic coating system provides style and protection to industrial and residential floors. Read more

Versatile Building Products 5100 polyaspartic Versatile Building Products 5100 polyaspartic

Precidium LS-1150D polyaspartic gives a robust finish to residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Read more

Elite Crete Systems Spartic-All RM Elite Crete Systems Spartic-All RM

Spartic-All RM is a clear polyaspartic coating with increased abrasion and chemical resistance. Read more

Quantum Group of Cos. Precidium LS-1150D Quantum Group of Cos. Precidium LS-1150D

Precidium LS-1150D polyaspartic gives a robust finish to residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Read more

CONTRACTOR TO WATCH
EC Concrete is a Contractor to Watch Contractor to Watch EC Concrete is a Contractor to Watch

The future prospects for EC Concrete might have seemed dim following the death of company founder and president Greg Schwatzenberger and his wife in a plane crash last March. Read more

J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, Calif. J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, Calif.

Architectural as-cast concrete is among the most demanding of concrete finishes. But to then require that concrete to incorporate 30% fly ash as part of a LEED Platinum building adds a layer of comple Read more

Insider Information

Opnions from the editor. Read more

Concrete Wallpaper Concrete Wallpaper

Dutch designer Piet Boon created a collection of concrete wallpaper. Read more

Most Innovative

It’s that time of year where we take a look at all the new and exciting entries to the Most Innovative Products at the World of Concrete 2013. Read more

Hang on to Materials Hang on to Materials

The Handy Camel solves this common problem with a high-tech version of the bag clips that can be found in many kitchens holding shut bags of potato chips and snacks. Read more

Glow in the Dark Concrete Glow in the Dark Concrete

A German-based company, KANN, has manufactured some pretty cool glow in the dark concrete stones. Read more

The Educated Contractor: Adhesive Anchor The Educated Contractor: Adhesive Anchor

Adhesive Anchor Installer is an individual who has demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend, and execute instructions to properly install adhesive anchors in concrete. Read more

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