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  • Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’| Concrete Construction Magazine
    Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’| Concrete Construction Magazine

    Apr 25, 2006 Apr 25, 2006 Properly reinforce the concrete. A Los Angeles exposed aggregate driveway uses stones inch to 2 inches in diameter in a desert brown color. The star pattern achieves textural change by placing the contrasting stones on end

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  • Exposed Aggregate Concrete - Decorative Pebble Finish
    Exposed Aggregate Concrete - Decorative Pebble Finish

    Apr 22, 2020 Exposed Aggregate Reveals the True Beauty of Concrete Achieve spectacular effects at a minimal cost with the many types and sizes of decorative aggregate available By Anne Balogh, ConcreteNetwork.com Columnist Updated April 22, 2020

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  • Exposed-aggregate Finishes for Flatwork
    Exposed-aggregate Finishes for Flatwork

    Size The aggregates used for exposed-aggregate finishes can range from 3-mm and 6-mm ‘pebbles’ Figure 3 to large stones placed into the surface of the concrete: often referred to as ‘plumbs’ Figure 4. If placing concrete by pump, the maximum size of aggregate is generally limited to 20 mm. The size of the aggregate should

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  • SECTION 321313.13 EXPOSED AGGREGATE CONCRETE
    SECTION 321313.13 EXPOSED AGGREGATE CONCRETE

    1. Exposed Aggregate Surface: Concrete to receive an exposed aggregate surface shall contain a minimum of 560 lb. of ASTM C 150 Type II Portland cement per cubic yard of concrete. 2. Compressive Strength (28 Days): 3000 psi. 3. Maximum Water‐Cementitious Materials

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  • Any Opinions or Photos of River Rock, Exposed Aggregate
    Any Opinions or Photos of River Rock, Exposed Aggregate

    So we have finally decided to do an exposed aggregate finish with a mix of larger stones than the uniformly sized pea gravel you often see on pool decks. The area is about 1000 square feet and we are adding another 110 feet to the main patio area. The house is medium shades of Virginia wood mold brick., and the decks are two shades of dark khaki

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  • What are the Different Types of Concrete Finishes (and
    What are the Different Types of Concrete Finishes (and

    Exposed Aggregate Concrete. Exposed Aggregate Concrete is the first finished concrete product on the list that uses a different aggregate than that of Slick Troweled or Broom Finished. The reason is that the aggregate is revealed or ‘exposed’ through a multi step process that removes the cement or ‘paste’ from the exposed surface area

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  • How to Make Your Exposed Aggregate Concrete Glow Like
    How to Make Your Exposed Aggregate Concrete Glow Like

    Sep 23, 2020 The following glow stone colors were used: AGT™ ULTRA Grade Aqua Blue Glow Stones - 1/2 . AGT™ ULTRA Grade 1/2 Glow Stones being troweled into wet concrete. This is what the exposed aggregate concrete looks like with the AGT™ ULTRA Grade 1/2 Glow Stones after pressure washing and sealing

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  • Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’| Concrete Construction
    Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’| Concrete Construction

    Apr 25, 2006 Apr 25, 2006 Sometimes people were even told to expect exposed aggregate concrete to lose its decorative stones over time. But today exposed aggregate finishes are emerging as beautiful and durable architectural paving including patterned reveals, multiple stones like marble, shells, or glass, and finishes from sand size upward

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  • How to Do Exposed Aggregate Concrete - 3 Ways to
    How to Do Exposed Aggregate Concrete - 3 Ways to

    One top-surface retarder product is Surface Deactivator by Brickform, which provides ten exposure depths, from a simulated light acid etch or sand blast finish up to full exposure of 1 ” aggregate. Surface Deactivator offers an extended window before the surface paste is removed, allowing the concrete to harden properly, which locks in the aggregate and decreases pop-outs

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  • Choosing the Right Concrete Finish — Pacific Garden Design
    Choosing the Right Concrete Finish — Pacific Garden Design

    Mar 17, 2017 Mar 17, 2017 Choosing the Right Concrete Finish. Katy Manis. March 17, 2017. Landscape Choices. Concrete is used more than any other material worldwide because of its strength and durability. At its most basic, concrete is a mix of aggregate and cement which is mixed with water and poured into forms to cure. The exact materials and ratios used can impart a

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  • Exposed Aggregate Concrete | McGinn Concrete
    Exposed Aggregate Concrete | McGinn Concrete

    Exposed Aggregate – Finishes. There are various ways of producing an exposed aggregate concrete finish including; water washing, abrasive blasting, acid etching & stencil blasting. McGinn Concrete suggests that the most common technique for producing exposed aggregate concrete finishes is via the “water wash off technique”

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  • Exposed Aggregate vs. Stamped Concrete in Melbourne
    Exposed Aggregate vs. Stamped Concrete in Melbourne

    You can also decide if you want to complement your choice of aggregate with coloured concrete for a more eye-grabbing finish. Size & Shape. The best exposed aggregate concrete for you will also need to take into account the needs of your surface. Sizes range from ⅜ of

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  • Different Types & Sizes of Aggregate for Concrete
    Different Types & Sizes of Aggregate for Concrete

    Aug 11, 2018 Typically the most common size of aggregate used in construction is 20mm. A larger size, 40mm, is more common in mass concrete. Larger aggregate diameters reduce the quantity of cement and water needed because of its lower Voids. When the aggregate is sieved through 4.75mm sieve, the aggregate retained is called coarse aggregate

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  • Special Concrete Finishes - QUIKRETE
    Special Concrete Finishes - QUIKRETE

    Exposed-Stone and Coarse-Aggregate Finishes Stones of various shapes and sizes can be individually hand-set or sown like seeds into a surface of slightly stiff concrete. Coarse aggregate, such as large gravel, may be applied in the same way. Be sure to use clean, damp stones; after the application, press them into the mix (or

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