|Exterior Finishes||CR Concrete Resurfacer|
|Primers||Acrylic Primer, TXP™ Fast|
|Repairs, Patching (Trowel Grade)||Cement All®, Concrete Mix, Mortar Mix Plus, CR Concrete Resurfacer, V/O Repair Mix|
|Toppings||TRU® Self-Leveling, TRU® SP, TRU® PC, Komponent®|
|Underlayments||CR Concrete Resurfacer, LevelFlor®, Skim Coat|
A self-leveling flooring product that mimics polished concrete when ground and polished, TRU® Self-Leveling in Natural complements the wood and tile accents in a residential tower built along the East River in Brooklyn. Contractor Prep-Crete installed and finished 14,000 square feet in the elevator lobbies.
The Smile is an award-winning curved apartment building in Harlem that incorporates a building that was already on the site. Before final flooring could be placed, M.O.G. Contracting used 125 tons of Rapid Set® LevelFlor self-leveling underlayment to level out the existing concrete substrate.
First Tower Bank in downtown Austin, Texas, was the first high-rise building built after 9/11. Almost two decades later, national flooring contractor ModernCrete used 23 pallets of TRU® SP polishable topping to quickly repair and restore the building’s 33 concrete floors.
As all industrial facility operators know, forklift traffic beats the heck out of concrete slabs. Crews took just six days to remove and replace 40,000 square feet of loading dock floor at Dongwon Cold Storage in South Korea with Rapid Set® Cement All® multipurpose repair material as underlayment for Rapid Set® TRU® Self-Leveling polishable overlay.
The Houston office of international professional services firm Deloitte wanted its damaged, uneven floor to project the firm’s high-end services. Houston-based flooring contractor Johnson & Sons used Rapid Set® TXP™ Fast Epoxy Primer to level and prime the surface before installing cement-based Rapid Set® TRU® SP (for “salt and pepper”) polishable topping.
National decorative flooring contractor ModernCrete Concrete Design added another marquee name to its client list when it installed 13,000 sq ft of Rapid Set® LevelFlor® self-leveling underlayment topped with Rapid Set® TRU® SP Natural polishable overlay for the Austin Marriott Downtown lobby.
Faced with concrete too damaged to polish, the new owner of a furniture showroom replaced the 2,000-square-foot entryway floor with TRU® PC polishable topping.
When the Villegas MD Ophthalmology Clinic in Puerto Rico decided to expand, San Juan-based Cadyth Contractors repaired surface imperfections with Rapid Set® Cement All® before installing Rapid Set® TRU® Self-Leveling architectural topping to match the existing floor to the new floor.
An award-winning Chicago flooring contractor used TRU(R) PC self-leveling overlay to restore two of United Airline's 19 floors in North America's third-tallest building. The general contractor was so pleased with the result that Menconi won the contract for restoring the remaining 17 floors.
Tesla built their showroom and service center in the Meatpacking District next to the popular High Line park, making the location a highly visible one. TRU Self-Leveling Gray, TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, TRU Self-Leveling Spiked Roller were used to create the high-gloss concrete floors.
The structure’s 9'x7' cells had to be pitched at 25 degrees, from 1.25-inch down to ¼-inch. Aggressive diamond grinding was used to make the surface porous. After grading, Sure-Flex epoxy was used. Mortar Mix Plus, SET Control and FLOW Control were used.
Since robotics and other technical equipment will be widely used, flooring needed to be durable to withstand foot traffic and the demands of the installed equipment. TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, LevelFlor, and TRU Self-Leveling Spiked Rollers were used to create the underlayment.
The atrium floor is embellished with a large UC Bearcats logo. LevelFlor was used as the underlayment and TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, TRU PC, TRU Self-Leveling, and TRU PC Spiked Rollers were used to create the polished concrete overlay.
In the world of concrete overlays, it’s what lies beneath that matters most. Proper preparation is critical to the long-term success of any concrete overlayment.
Project specifications called for a high-bond material to resurface the parking garage. Product used was Concrete Resurfacer.
Extensive new flooring was installed in the interior. To accommodate the flooring, Cement All was used to raise the concrete pads. SET Control was used to increase the working time, allowing more time for placement and finishing.
During the store remodel, workers had to perform extensive surface prep prior to the TRU installation. Cement All was used for the repairs and TRU Self-Leveling with integral colors were used as the polished concrete overay. The final surface was polished to an 800 grit and sealed.
Cement All, Concrete Mix and LevelFlor were used to restore the existing floors and create a smooth surface. TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, TRU Self-Leveling, and TRU Self-Leveling Spiked Rollers were used to create the polished concrete overlay.
To repair the weakened surface of the post office's delaminating and damaged concrete floor, Acrylic Primer, TRU Self-Leveling and TRU Self-Leveling Spiked Roller were used.
This Target store features stenciled concrete floors that lend a modern look to the space. Acrylic Primer, LevelFlor, TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, TRU PC Polished Concrete and TRU PC Spiked Roller were used.
Floors in waiting area next to the tracks of the train system that travels between the main terminal, the economy garage, and the car rental center required underlayment before tiling. Acrylic Primer and LevelFlor were used.
The floors of Gucci's offices and showroom were renovated by first leveling the surface, then installing a polished concrete overlay. Acrylic Primer, Cement All, LevelFlor, TRU PC Polished Concrete, and TRU PC Spike Roller were used.
The floor of a lobby that has a high volume of traffic was first leveled from 1/4 inch to two inches then polished and stained. Products used were Acrylic Primer, LevelFlor, TXP Fast Epoxy Primer, and TRU Self-Leveling.
The project owner wanted the building’s walls and floors to look like exposed concrete. Skim Coat was used as the underlayment to level and smooth the concrete substrate. 40,000 square feet of polished concrete overlay in the entrance and lobby were installed with TRU Self-Leveling. Gray pigment was added to match the flooring to the walls.
The flooring of the newly purchased space needed to be rehabbed to match both the higher elevation and the polished finish of the restaurant’s existing concrete floor. Concrete Mix, Concrete Leveler and TRU Self-Leveling were used. By using Rapid Set products, polished concrete flooring was able to be installed in less than a week’s time.
Renovations to CBS Studios required a fast, high-quality underlayment for the finished floor. The area was laser-surveyed in order to meet requirements that the final surface be extremely flat. TRU Self-Leveling and TXP Fast Epoxy Primer were used on 2,000 square feet of floor space.
Cement All was used to patch the substrate before performing surface prep. To prevent pinholes and create a strong adhesive grip for the topping, TXP Fast Epoxy Primer was used. TRU Self-Leveling with integral coloring was used as the topping. To make sure the TRU did not set too fast in the heat, SET Control was added to the mix.
Blue C Sushi wanted an integrally colored black polished concrete floor in their new restaurant. Cement All was used to patch the substrate before performing surface prep. TXP Fast Epoxy Primer was used to prevent pinholes and create a strong adhesive grip for the topping. Then TRU Self-Leveling with black integral color was placed at 3/8 inch thick.
Mortar Mix was applied as the concrete topping to the substrate at 1½ inch and then brought down to ½ inch. By doing so, the correct slope was able to be maintained so that over-fueling spills would flow into the drain.
Aloft Tampa Downtown is a hip, high-end luxury hotel with lustrous polished concrete floors. Acrylic Primer and LevelFlor were used as the underlayment. TXP Fast Epoxy Primer and TRU Self-Leveling were used to create the polished concrete overlay.
The foundation of the main lobby in this office space was leveled with LevelFlor, then TXP Fast Epoxy Primer and TRU Self-Leveling were used to create the polished concrete overlay.
The University of Cincinnati renovated the 1819 Innovation Hub. LevelFlor, TRU PC, and TRU Self-Leveling were used to renovate the 40,000 sq ft floor.
A refrigerator floor in Honor Foods’ busy Springfield, Mass. location needed repairs. The work needed to be done with minimal downtime to not disrupt services or damage perishable foods. Product used was Concrete Mix.
John Deere's McDonough distribution center’s concrete floor had become uneven over time, with large hollow areas (holes) forming where joints met. Since the business of getting needed parts to customers could not be disrupted, repairs had to be done quickly and during limited time frames each day. Product used was Concrete Mix.
The concrete subsurface was in dismal condition, with extensive craters and divots throughout. Contractors had to bring these numerous voids level to the adjacent concrete surface. Products used include Cement All, Concrete Mix, and LevelFlor.
Waikiki Trade Center was transformed into an upscale, 230-room hotel by Swinerton Builders Hawaii. The hotel includes street-level retail space and Nordstrom Rack. Nordstrom specified Rapid Set® Products for the overlay, which included LevelFlor, TXP Epoxy Primer, and TRU Self-Leveling.
The trend toward jointless floors continues to grow anywhere fewer joints, fewer cracks, less maintenance and exceptional durability are essential. By significantly reducing repair and maintenance costs, Type K contributes to reduced lifecycle costs and improved operational efficiencies. Product used was shrinkage-compensating concrete made with Type K cement.
22,000 square feet of flooring at Lane Community College's Center for Learning and Student Success topped with Rapid Set TRU PC. Products used include TXP Epoxy Primer, LevelFlor, Acrylic Primer, and TRU PC. The finished building was built to LEED Silver certification standards.