Float pans have a proven record of improving the overall flatness of the slab. They are used in the initial stages of the concrete finishing process. They are used to open the slab and move material … [Read more...] about Why should we use float pans to finish our concrete?
Wagman Pro Float pans are available in both z-clip and safety-catch styles. The z-clip is the easiest to use, but the safety catch is a must if you are working on elevated slabs and/or lifting your … [Read more...] about Which pan is right for my application?
Once again, that depends on a lot of the same factors we covered above for trowel blades. An approximate number we use for steel pans is 100,000 square feet per pan. … [Read more...] about How many square feet can I get out of my pan?
Concrete is a mixture of portland cement, aggregate (sand or rock), and water. Combining portland cement and water causes a chemical reaction called hydration that hardens the cement paste and binds … [Read more...] about What is concrete?
Hydration produces calcium-silicate-hydrates (CSH) crystals that make concrete hard. Excess water in the mix eventually evaporates, leaving behind tiny pores where the water previously took up … [Read more...] about How is concrete formed?
Densification is the process of permanently closing pores in the top layer of the slab. Silica added to concrete surface reacts with available calcium hydroxide and produce additional CSH crystals … [Read more...] about What is densifying?