Item is made out of the same high quality polyurethane as other mats and stamps on the market. Rigid/Thick mats have nylon handle inserts.The Floppy/Flexi mats do not have handles and are used for getting into corners and edges. These Stamps are for commercial Use and are not one of those cheap sets you will be replacing. What is the difference between a flexi/floppy and a rigid/thick stamp? He rigid/thick mat is twice the thickness (1/2"-1" thick) and has nylon handle inserts.
Use the rigid/thick mat to stamp the majority of the stamping job. He flexi/floppy has no handles and is about half the thickness of a rigid which allows you to bend the mat at a 90 degree angle. The floppy mat can be used to stamp around the edges of the stamping area, walls, stairs and hard to get at areas such as corners.24" X 24" Above photo example of product you will receive. Fits Brickform and Cadillac Stamps.
Example patterns produce with this product. In advance you can broadcast your powder release agent onto the surface of the concrete stamp. Once your concrete is installed and at the concretes optimum degree of set you can begin stamping.
(approximately the brooming stage) Place these on the surface to be stamped, and just place your seamless texture mats right over these mats. Great force should not be necessary to press the mat into the wet concrete.Since, time is of utmost importance in decorative stamping, you should begin and proceed without delay. Coat your stamp with powder release after each application. Bubble gum liquid release may be used as a substitute to the powder release. The bubble gum liquid release is a much easier and cleaner method but will leave no secondary antiquing color highlights which are achieved with the powder method. The decorative concrete should then be left to set for at least 24 hours. At the end of this period, the excess powder release (if used) should be washed off the surface of the concrete. Approximately 15-20% of the colored release agent will adhere to the concrete. Allow to dry and seal with a good quality concrete sealer. Sealer brings out the richness of the color and prevents the color from fading and staining.
Stamped Concrete is the process of pressing decorative or natural impressions into wet concrete using rubber stamps. This is a great way to add a unique flair to your driveway, pool deck, patio, walkway or walls. There are many benefits to using stamped concrete. Concrete is one of the most durable building materials available for paving, which comes in handy in high traffic areas such as driveways and walkways.Choosing stamped concrete over other paving materials such as natural stone can be a more economical choice. Done right, stamped concrete can look just as high quality as these other methods. For instance, a stamped concrete job can be installed in a portion of the time as natural materials takes, which allows< contractors to be more productive. The biggest advantage to stamped concrete is the flexibility. Concrete stamping, combined with different finishing techniques, allows for unlimited design opportunities such as aged cobblestones, brickwork, flagstones, slate tile, marble, granite, wood, or just about any natural surface. 3 Heavy Duty Royal / New ashler slate Rigid/Thick Mat. 1 Heavy Duty Royal / New ashler slate floppy/flexi. Made out of Industrial grade Polyurethane. Great for driveways, patios, foyers, ect. Flexi/floppy mat weight 7lb 1/4"-1/2" thick. Rigid/Thick weight 9lb 1/2-1 thick. Keywords: Lil bubba, Curb appeal usa, Sod cutter, qwik curb, tygar curbing, edgemaster edge master, tyger curbing, STAMPS AND ROLLERS FOR CURBING, concrete stamps, concrete color, forms, decereative concrete roller, curb machine, curbing machine, concrete curbing, Landscape curbing, concrete roller, concrete stamp, stamps, cement stamp cement roller, stained cement acid wash, slate, brick curbing business, Rubber stamp, Brickform, Mosiac, Proline, Cadillac concrete, Brick Form.
The item "4 Piece Set Royal Ashler Slate Decorative Concrete Cement Overlay Stamps mat New" is in sale since Thursday, May 16, 2013. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Light Equipment & Tools\Concrete Stamps, Forms & Mats". The seller is "mountainmodsplus" and is located in Helena, Montana.This item can be shipped worldwide.