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Posted by Dustin Andrews on September 21, 2014 at 1:39pm 3 Comments

I am new to the forum, not so new to BLUE.....I hope to share my experience in the trade and appreciate the opportunity to learn from yours. I am a concrete junkie and BLUE is our number one source for performance products. Some of you know my…

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Questions regarding Evo ECC

Started by James McGregor in In the Beginning. Last reply by Tony Thocker 9 hours ago. 33 Replies

OK, so I am finally getting around to breaking into my new pallet of Evo ECC ( I know, I know.... get with the program McGregor).Just wanted to see what has been working for everyone else and I have a couple of questions.I am also new to these…Continue

Tags: badass, blend, pre, ECC, Evo

Problem with sb01 and wetcast.

Started by James McGregor in In the Beginning. Last reply by Jim Helgren yesterday. 11 Replies

I ran into this on a pour this week. At first I thought it was to much moisture in the curing blankets, but I re poured another with minimal moisture added late in the cure cycle and still had the same damn issue... grrrrr!This is ECC wetcast with a…Continue

Tags: things, throw, curse, sb01

High gloss.... anything?

Started by James McGregor in In the Beginning. Last reply by James McGregor on Tuesday. 15 Replies

This is really just an addition to Nathans post, but I am curious as to what levels of sheen is everyone being asked to achieve nowadays?In my area with my clientele, I deal with a majority of clients who come through my door with the same…Continue

Tags: Natural, finish, polish, high, acid

Mix design for stainz

Started by Tony Thocker in Mix Design. Last reply by James McGregor on Sunday. 4 Replies

What mix design works best for stainz. Is it evo ecc, gfrc, pressed, or some other mix that im not listing. When I mean "best" im talking detail, color variation, anything that will get an ordinary slab looking like you just spent a month trying to…Continue

re seal

Started by Dan Hodgson in In the Beginning. Last reply by Matt Warnecke Feb 27. 7 Replies

Hello , I've been away from this forum for a  while . Jon posted a timlapsed stain test on the other forum . Are most achieving similar results now since the mix and sealer evolved. I used the system about four years ago and had good results but …Continue

Integral Kitchen Sink Stain

Started by nathan hake in Reactive Sealing. Last reply by nathan hake Feb 27. 4 Replies

Ok, so we just installed this yesterday and then measured for a large piece of backsplash which we precast and went back to the shop to cut it down to size.  While I was in the shop yesterday cutting out this large backsplash, the home moaner…Continue

Slurry with PRA

Started by James McGregor in Mix Design. Last reply by John Bass Feb 26. 8 Replies

With all the new products out there I am curious what people are using in their slurries lately, and how are you going about incorporating the PRA?Are you mixing it in dry form and adjusting the w/c?Are you pre mixing it and adding it to the w/c…Continue

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Does a high amount of sulfur in batch water have any ill effects on concrete?

Started by Matt Warnecke in In the Beginning Feb 26. 0 Replies

I am in the process of buying a new house with an on site shop. However the water has high amounts of sulfur and I am wondering what effects sulfur has on concrete when it comes to using it for my batch water? Also what about softened water. Right…Continue

Best way to seal a heated counter?

Started by Ian Wyndlow in Reactive Sealing. Last reply by James McGregor Feb 26. 30 Replies

Hi Folks. We are doing a large curved buffet top for a Delta hotel in Victoria BC. It is to be 1" thick and supported by the millwork. I just learned it is going to have three heaters located in the under side that will heat the counter in those…Continue

Warping woes

Started by Jamie O'Toole in Manufacturing Techniques. Last reply by Matt Warnecke Feb 26. 15 Replies

I know there are many factors involved here, but bear with me and see if my thinking is correct.All my last 4 projects were pretty equal in design - 100mm drop edges with 30mm ribs running all round the perimeter of the tables. All had a very…Continue

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1 Questions regarding Evo ECC

Questions regarding Evo ECC

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2 High gloss.... anything?

High gloss.... anything?

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3 re seal

re seal

Posted by Dan Hodgson on February 26, 2015

4 Warping woes

Warping woes

Posted by Jamie O'Toole on February 3, 2015

5 Problem with sb01 and wetcast.

Problem with sb01 and wetcast.

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