Collins Precast Finishes and Textures
With the utilization of its wide range determination of crude material sources from various shades of colors and different kinds of building completing, Collins precast has the bit of leeway to present and offer assortment of design and basic appearance of precast items...
This process uses acid with high pressure water to etch the surface of the concrete. This usually darkens the finish and leaves a sparkle or "sugar-cube" effect.
Featuring natural clay brick products cast into the precast wall panel, thin brick faced wall panels create the look of traditional brick but with substantial time and budget savings. Thin brick panels can be installed efficiently; directly inserted into the building structure.
A sandblast finish is regularly a harsher completion that exposes the sand and stone. This is accomplished by abrasively sandblasting the concrete and some sand off the outside of the panel to expose the rest of the sand and stone.
Surface of components are shaped from uncommonly structured plastic molds
This process uses a chemical surface retarder which is applied onto the forms prior to casting. The chemical retards the set of the cement so that it may be removed (usually by water blasting) the next day. This results in exposure of the aggregate while preserving its natural beauty and texture.
This requires no additional finishing. The surface is left as is, as it comes out of the form.