Prairie Material, paving crew demonstrate power-troweled, broomed RCC

A new finishing method for roller compacted concrete pavement nets surface durability and uniformity to give contractors or owners pause on incurring the expense of asphalt wear courses commonly specified over RCC bases. The first commercial application took place at a suburban Chicago jobsite with Bridgeview, Ill., ready mixed producer VCNA Prairie Material leading the charge.

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Nano-silica technology paves way for smooth, monolithic RCC slabs


Sources: Solomon Colors Inc., Springfield, Ill.; CP staff

The prospect of power-troweled, roller compacted concrete with surface characteristics and performance potential approaching conventional flatwork has turned on demonstrations Solomon Colors initiated for its new RCC Surface Pro agent.

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