colored aggregate

colored aggregate

Sand, gravel, or other aggregate chosen for the coloration it can impart to concrete in an exposed-aggregate finish.
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Finally, colored aggregate use, custom colored cement use, or pigment use with white cement are among the options in order to obtain mixtures in different colors for architectural mortar applications; this experimental study covered freeze thaw resistance properties of mortars.
Such concrete panels can be shaded in different colors and textures by adding pigments or colored aggregate. An off-white color was chosen for this facility.