Troweling


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Troweling

To smooth and compact the surface of a fresh plaster or concrete by strokes of a trowel.
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Power-troweled, roller compacted concrete with surface characteristics and performance potential approaching conventional flatwork has turned on Maryhill and a handful of other RCC Surface Pro troweling aid demonstrations.
RCC Surface Pro is spray applied in tandem with troweling, which generates a paste ready for floating or brooming.
Possible Cause: Floating and troweling when there is an excess amount of moisture at the surface or while concrete is still too plastic.
Because the excess mortar at the surface tends to cause additional surface shrinkage, delayed floating and troweling operations are required for proper compaction.
The extremely thin layer of MasterKure 111WB on the surface also has another benefit as it works extremely well as a troweling aid: When the concrete is treated with the power trowel later on, MasterKure 111WB acts like a lubricant, thereby facilitating the entire troweling process.
It lubricates, making troweling easier, reducing drag, and minimizing blade wear and operator fatigue.
Troweling is one of the trickier steps in concrete finishing.