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Color Hardeners are a pigmented cementitious powder that can be broadcast or dusted onto the surface of freshly placed concrete, to create a dense, abrasion-resistant surface that is permanently colored.
Color Hardeners can be troweled, broom finished or textured and stamped to create authentic looking stone or patterned textures.
The use of Color Hardeners make it possible to achieve any number of bright or light colors, or any combination of them on grey concrete.
APC Color Release is a custom blend of color pigments (ASTM-C979), dry hydrophobic powder, and other proprietary ingredients.
They are made with APC's Precision-Pac™ pure, light fast, weather proof pigments. Manufacturing quality and consistency is assured by strict control of blending the components in their proper proportions.
APC Precision Colored Release Powder adds color variations and highlights to the textured surface, providing an attractive two-color antiqued look that very closely resembles natural materials such as cobblestone, brick, tile and slate.
APC Precision-Pac™ Integral Colors
Iron oxide pigments are used in ready mix, pre-cast, tilt-up, ornamental concrete, shotcrete, mortar, concrete masonry units, pavers, roof tiles, and retaining wall units.
Additional uses are to color stucco, plaster, cast stone, and many other cement-based construction materials. Materials: APC Precision-Pacs™ are permanent, light-fast, inert and stable to atmospheric conditions.
APC colors comply with ASTM C979, Pigments for Integrally Colored Concrete. Integral colors are not designed for dust-on application.