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Hebau Introduce Update Tech Data

Our partners Hebau GmbH have introduced updated and improved technical literature, which is available from Summer 2016. We have uploaded English language versions into our document library, so they are available to download now. We are sure you will agree they present the technical content in a very clear and concise manner.

Classic Landscape Colours for Bollywood Theme Park

We recently completed supply of our Classic Landscape integral colours for the phase1 decorative pavements at the Bollywood Theme Park in Dubai. The colour spectrum is as you would imagine for a subject like this and it will be interesting to see how the completed project evolves.

Creating an aged look for Pre cast railway sleepers

In April we were approached by a client looking to create a natural variegated look onto pre-cast concrete railway sleepers. Getting the desired effect involved a fair amount of trial and error, but the end result is pretty convincing.

Introducing Cretepolish – for a high gloss finish to concrete floors

This spring we introduced Cretepolish into our product range for interior floor finishes. Designed rto work in conjunction with our Aquron and Colorfresh protective coatings, Cretepolish offers a very cost effective way to achieve a high gloss finish whilst providing added slip resistance and an extra sacrificial protective coat.

How to get a true black concrete

You will all know how difficult it is to achieve a true black colour in or onto concrete. A specifier client sought a true black colour for window Heads and Cills in reconstructed stone. This is not possible even with the most intense tinting strength pigments. The solution proved to be a combination of through colour using Classic landscape Gunmetal Grey, overlaid with our pure black Sorrento Stain. This combination, whilst UV resistance in themselves, are then further protected from UV, dirt and stain contamination with Hebau Colortec Max.

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Whilst our products are simple and risk free to use, they are technical in nature, so please talk to us about any requirements you have. With over 40 years of experience helping customers to produce fine architectural and decorative concrete we have a lot to offer...01484 863 880

The Colchem product range is designed to provide technically proficient solutions for concrete manufacture and construction.

Our customers produce:
  • Cast and reconstructed stone
  • Bespoke precast concrete
  • Precast paving
  • GFRC glass fibre reinforced concrete
  • Exposed Aggregate
  • Burnished concrete floor finishes
  • In-situ pavement construction
  • Surface protection & maintenance

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