colored concrete

colored concrete

1.Concrete tinted during its mixing by colored cement or color pigments.
2. Hardened concrete which has been subjected to a colored wash.
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Colored concrete: Resists discoloration and maintains color even if panel is damaged.
The contractor will provide pre-construction services and build a 4,000-square-foot colored concrete plaza with artistic elements.
Pigments for Colored Concrete Products - Hoover Color provides oxides of iron to produce yellows, reds, blacks and browns; chromium oxides to produce greens and titanium dioxides produce whites.
JTW poured a total of 4,628 CY of concrete of which 2,074 CY was an Aquatic Mix and 569 CY of it was colored concrete.
"The use of composite metal panels on the facade and integrally colored concrete sidewalk are choices that will set the property apart, enabling Onyx to attract tenants with the building's quality look and feel."
Features: non-yellowing; acrylic-based; high solids; transparent; easy to apply; provides a clear, flexible, and durable abrasion- and stain-resistant protective film; offers improved resistance to most of today's common pool chemicals; designed to retain and enhance the appearance of colored concrete and exposed aggregate surfaces; contains a slip-resistant additive; establishes an easy-to-clean, non-slip surface; designed for various exterior concrete applications; enhances the beauty of many concrete surfaces; offers excellent non-skid foot traffic wearing qualities; can be recoated after thorough surface cleaning to restore original beauty; VOC compliant.
He's convinced that the colored concrete market is mushrooming because "plain gray" concrete's durability means it doesn't scale or come apart under adverse conditions.
The use of light colored concrete in large parking lots in addition to planting trees in those parking lots would also help eliminate the "hot spots" that create detrimental clouds of carbon dioxide.
From its stainless steel appliances and flush maple cabinets in the kitchen right down to its colored concrete floors and welded steel staircases, TNAH 2004 offers a simple, elegant template for the owners.