Finishability enhancing admixture
Eucon Pro-Finish is a specially formulated concrete admixture for improving the finishability of concrete flatwork. Designed for decorative concrete, architectural concrete, flatwork, and general purpose ready-mixed concrete, it's mixed as a dark brown liquid. Benefits include improved finishability, reduced permeability, and slump retention. The admixture also reduces the energy required to give concrete a smooth appearance. The Euclid Chemical Co. 800-321-7628. www.euclidchemical.com.
Silo and hopper aeration
VibraPad aerators are designed to increase the flow rate of dry bulk materials. The small, low-cast devices simplify aeration and eliminate bridging, rat-holing, and compacting that can occur in hoppers, silos, and other storage containers. They are available in six-, 12-, 18-, and 24-pack kits and include the necessary manifold piping, fittings, hoses, pressure regulator, shut-off valves, and wiring. Cyclonaire Corp. 800-445-0730. www.cyclonaire.com.
Mosaic retaining wall
The company's retaining walls are the original solid, pinned retaining walls that accommodate geogrid soil reinforcement to reach heights of 50 ft. or more. This random-pattern wall offers design flexibility and structural integrity and is easily installed. With its vintage, historic look, the Weathered option is ideal for renovation projects. Versa-Lok Retaining Wall Systems. 800-770-4525. www.versa-lok.com.
Structural synthetic fiber
Ferro structural synthetic fiber reduces plastic shrinkage cracking and improves concrete's impact strength. The extra-heavy-duty, long-length fiber consists of a twisted bundle, non-fibrillating monofilament and a fibrillating network fiber that work together to offer long-term durability and structural enhancements. Forta Corp. 800-245-0306. www.fortacorp.com.
Void covers for precast
The Burke Lift Cover is designed to fit oval-shaped voids in precast concrete, saving time and money and providing a uniform appearance. It is easy to install and is available in standard and custom colors. High Concrete Accessories. 800-508-2583. www.highconcreteaccessories.com.