Product & Industry Education Resources

  • Insulated Concrete Form Walls for A. Schulman - Energy Efficient Office Building

    Project Timeframe: September 2012 - April 2013
    Client: Landridge and A. Schulman
    Contractor: Lou Ritenour Decorators Inc. - Industrial Services, Twinsburg, OH
    Insulated Concrete Form Walls: Reward Walls Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF's)

    Challenge: To build an energy efficient and architecturally challenging corporate office building under a very tight construction timeframe.
    Solution: Reward Walls Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF's)

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  • Concrete Repair Materials for Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) - Monolithic Concrete Design

    Project Timeframe: Summer 2010 - July 2013
    Client: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
    Contractor: Great Lakes Construction, Hinckley, OH and JADCO Construction Service, North Royalton, OH
    Concrete Repair Materials: Euclid Chemical Tammscrete (concrete repair) and Tammscoat (coating)

    Challenge: Incorporate artistic design to pedestrian tunnel, achieving a monolithic design from the old and new concrete.
    Solution: Euclid Chemical's Tammscrete and Tammscoat.

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  • Concrete Repair Materials for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fawcett Stadium

    Project Timeframe: July - August 2013
    Client: The Pro Football Hall of Fame Fawcett Stadium
    Contractor: Coon Restoration & Sealants, Louisville , OH
    Concrete Repair Materials: Sika SikaQuick 1000 (concrete repair) and Miracote Multi-Purpose Coating MPC (coating)

    Challenge: Complete large concrete repairs to retaining wall in time for the 50th Anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Enshrinement Festival.
    Solution: Sika SikaQuick 1000 (concrete repair) and Miracote Multi-Purpose Coating MPC (coating).

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  • Concrete Rental Equipment Catalog

    Phipps helps contractors put work in place correctly and profitably by renting, selling, and
    servicing specialized equipment for concrete placing, finishing, or surface preparation, as
    well as pumps used to apply construction sealants and coatings.

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  • Properties Magazine

    Subscribe today for Properties Magazine to get your industry news and updates.

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  • Concrete Decor Subscription Sponsorship Program

    Concrete Decor is the only magazine devoted exclusively to decorate concrete, providing more news, fresh ideas, artisan profiles and education that can be instantly put to use by anyone who works with concrete.

    In every issue, Concrete Decor features articles on topics such as concrete coatings, stamping, staining, stenciling, concrete countertops, surface preparation, repairs and restoration, toppings and overlays, polishing, faux rock features, outdoor living features, fireplace surrounds, pools, walls and much, much more.

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  • Ardex K 60 Arditex Rapid Setting Latex Smoothing and Leveling Compound

     

    Ardex K 60 Arditex is a blend of Portland cement and other hydraulic cements that is a self-smoothing, trowelable, latex leveling compound with excellent adhesion, flexibility and moisture resistance. Can be used to smooth interior concrete, terrazzo, ceramic and quarry tile, steel, select epoxy coating systems and non-water-soluble adhesive residue on concrete, prior to the installation of finished flooring on, above or below grade. No mechanical profiling is required. For most applications, no priming is required. Ardex K 60 is pourable and seeks its own level to produce a smooth, flat, hard surface.

    Features:

    • Use to level and smooth interior concrete, terrazzo, ceramic
    • and quarry tile, steel, select epoxy coating systems and
    • non-water-soluble adhesive residue on concrete
    • A blend of Portland cement and other hydraulic cements
    • No water required for mixing; simply mix with latex additive
    • No mechanical profiling required
    • No priming required (except non-ARDEX epoxy substrates)
    • Trowelable and can smooth floors at 1/8” (3 mm) or less
    • Walkable in 2 to 3 hours
    • Suitable for use under ARDEX MC™ Moisture Control Systems
    • For interior use only

    Product Data Sheets:

    ARDEX K 60™ ARDITEX Rapid Setting Latex Smoothing and Leveling Compound - Prodcast®

    https://youtu.be/OwwjbMd0sHY?list=PL854198DCA86F58A6

  • Husqvarna Tools For Surface Preparation - Diamond Segmants

    Whatever level of finish you are looking for, Husqvarna has tools developed for most materials – from the hardest concrete floor to the more porous. Husqvarna combined advancements in planetary floor grinders, floor treatment products and the latest resin diamond technologies. All this to create a system whereby all concrete floors can be transformed into highly abrasion-resistant, incredibly dense, smooth and visually appealing surfaces.

    Husqvarna Redi Lock Green G 620

    Benefits:

    • Single or double, hexagonal or round segment with
    • a soft bond for very hard concrete.
    • Available in grit sizes 20, 30, 50 and 100.

    Husqvarna Redi Lock Gray G 640

    Benefits:

    • Single or double, hexagonal or round segment
    • with a medium bond for medium to hard concrete.
    • Available in grit sizes 20, 30, and 50.

    Full Husqvarna Line of Floor Surface Prep Products Available, Contact Us for More Details!

  • Husqvarna PG 820 Grinder & DC 5500 Dust Collection System

    With 32 inch wide grinding, the PG 820 is the most productive concrete floor grinder suitable for industrial applications. The planetary drive system and Dual Drive Technology™, makes it one of the most powerful and efficient grinding machines in the industry. The DC 5500 Dust Collection system has exceptional performance and industrial strength, eliminating airborne dust. This highly mobile and versatile unit can be used for both wet and dry applications coupled with the Husqvarna PG 820 Grinder.

    Contact us today for details on purchasing and available rental packages.

    Features & Benefits:

    • Outstanding productivity and reliability.
    • Fully independent control of both planetary and satellite grinding heads in regards to speed and direction of rotation.
    • High power machinery with Dual Drive Technology™ capable of delivering high production rates, increasing profit and saving valuable time.
    • Gear-driven planetary head; premium quality belt for powering grinding heads.

     

    Efficient Dust Containment

    Dust collectors with primary and secondary filter housing for efficient containment of dust.

     

    Product Data Sheets:

    Husqvarna PG820 Floor Grinder & Polishing Machine Video

    https://youtu.be/MVKx2zPfcus?list=PLD0156B5D9AA97355

  • HP Spartacote Contractor Training Seminar

    This seminar will include a morning classroom session followed by hands on training which continues through the remainder of the day. Contractors will learn how to apply all core HP Spartacote concrete coating systems and will cover everything from proper surface preparation to effective finish top-coat application techniques. Products used during training: HP Spartacote Sparta-Flex Pure Clear 2 Gallon Unit & HP Spartacote Sparta-Flex Clear 2 Gallon Unit

    Where: Chas. E. Phipps Toledo Branch 12450 Williams Road Perrysburg, OH 43551
    When: Thursday, November 12
    Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm; Lunch will be provided.

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