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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: GSC: Bob Harris' Guide to Stamped Concrete
Author(s): Bob Harris Training Guides
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 140
Abstract:With a complete, illustrated description of the entire stamping process, this guide provides an in-depth account of all aspects of stamping concrete. In addition, you will get solid information on grading, setting forms, and installing reinforcement. You'll also get detailed information about concrete placing and finishing, along with valuable information on important topics, including: * Sources for stamping design ideas * Maximizing your profits by knowing what to charge * Concrete mix considerations for stamping concrete * Site conditions affecting stamping concrete work and what to do to avoid problems * How to prepare concrete for stamping, and tips for striking off and finishing concrete * Important steps to applying color hardener You'll also get information on tools that are essential for successful stamping; important issues to avoid when stamping; fixing minor flaws in stamped concrete work; effective techniques for the application of sealers; 10 ways to promote and sell your stamped concrete work; and how to distinguish your stamped concrete work from competitors.