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Concrete hand tools have improved handles

Stanley has expanded and redesigned its Goldblatt line of concrete hand tools. The company’s magnesium floats, finishing trowels, edgers, and groovers have been redesigned for improved cleanability and function. New magnesium floats include a bevel-end cast magnesium float, an extruded magnesium float, and a round-end extruded magnesium float. The new […]

Accounting for Concrete Color Change with Acid Stain Application

Many comments, instructions, warnings, and confused looks surround the numerous ways acid stain colors can fluctuate from one concrete slab to another. Even under the tightest quality controls, concrete reacts with chemical stains differently every time. However, the sometimes-unpredictable reactions are exactly what produce the interesting and beautiful results one can achieve from acid stains.

Master Builders and Scofield Form Alliance to Expand Colored Concrete Market

Master Builders, Inc. and L.M. Scofield Company have formed a sales and marketing alliance designed to expand the demand for, and use of, colored architectural concrete throughout North America. In joining forces, the two companies emerge as the only full-service supplier of concrete admixtures able to provide improved products, comprehensive […]

Learning Opportunities Abound at www.concretedecor.net

You can now visit concretedecor.net on-line for the latest information on upcoming events around the country and in your area. Only found on-line with Concrete Decor is the most comprehensive listing of training events with links to the individuals or companies offering these valuable training services. If you’re thinking of […]

Mapei introduces thinset topping and flow test kit

Mapei has introduced Ultratop, a self-leveling, abrasionresistant cementitious topping that can reach compressive strengths of 6,100 psi (42 Mpa). The material is supplied white or gray, and the white material can be integrally colored or topically stained. In addition, Mapei has introduced a Field Flow Test Kit to solve problems […]