WE18 - Acid-Staining: Advanced Techniques for Flawless Horizontal and Vertical Application

Wednesday, January 22 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM | Room N232, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center « Back

This advanced session will provide attendees with an explanation of how acid stains work and a detailed description of the application process. Pros and cons of different coatings and surface protection that can be used over stained concrete will be discussed. Equipment, tools and techniques for staining, scoring, sandblasting, floor polishing and sealer/wax application will be covered. Advanced techniques to stain large jobs - 100,000 sqft or greater with complex designs with the exact scale dimensions will also be discussed.

  1. Examine how to correctly apply acid stain in horizontal and vertical surfaces
  2. Determine the adequate sealer or “surface protection” (including densifiers and guards) for every
    surface setting
  3. Explore advanced techniques that are able to transform an architect’s drawing into a 200,000 sqft floor
    with intricate designs
  4. Identify advanced techniques for large-scale vertical jobs

Credits: 3.0 hours AIA/CES LU, PDH, TCA

Education Tracks: Decorative Concrete

Event Type: WOC 3-Hour Seminars > Session