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Concretal Dilution/Thinner (Concretal Fixativ)

Concretal Dilution/Thinner (Concretal Fixativ)

 


KEIM Concretal-Dilution is a sol-silicate thinner/dilution and primer for the coatings and stains in the KEIM Concretal concrete protection system:


KEIM Concretal-W  Sol-Silicate mineral finish


KEIM Concretal-W-Grob Sol-Silicate coarse base coat


KEIM Concretal pigmented mineral stain (Concretal-Lasur)


The absorbency of highly absorbent mineral substrates can be controlled with a coat of KEIM Concretal Dilution as a primer or pretreatment.

Application Concrete Coating and Staining, Painting/Coating Exterior
Consumption 600-800 sq.ft./1.3 gallon (5 l) container when applied as a pretreatment and primer.
For KEIM Concretal-W/Concretal-W-Grob at 10% 12 – 13 oz / gallon of the respective coating. Used in the first coat only.
Packaging Plastic Jerrican
Sizes 1.3 gal (5 l) and 5.3 gal (20 l) containers.
Usage KEIM Concretal-Dilution is the diluent and thinner for
the Sol-Silicate-based coatings in the KEIM Concretal
concrete protection system:
Concretal-W,
Concretal-W Grob, Concretal Pigmented Mineral Stain (Concretal-Lasur) and
KEIM Contact-Plus.
It can also be used as a primer to control the absorbency of highly absorbent mineral substrates.
Documents
Concretal Dilution - TDS  (Technical Data Sheet, PDF, 61 KB)
Note: specification documents for this product may be available. You may access these documents by registering a user account or signing in.

Reference Projects

Florida Southern College
Florida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
 
Aeropuerto- Airport
Aeropuerto- Airport (Madrid, OVD)
 
Housing area in Zurich
Housing area in Zurich (Zurich, ZU)
 
Fair Park
Fair Park (Dallas, TX)
 
George Washington Elementary
George Washington Elementary (Chicago, IL)
 
National Zoo- Elephant House
National Zoo- Elephant House (Washington, DC)
Elephant House
 
Gasson Hall
Gasson Hall (Boston, MA)
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Kindergarten in Vaduz
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Lloyd Street Synagogue
Lloyd Street Synagogue (Baltimore, MD)
 
Stillwell Ave Trainstation
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Reagan National Airport
Reagan National Airport (Washington, DC)
 
Bucerius Law School
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Pier 53 Fire House
Pier 53 Fire House (New York, NY)
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The Morrison House
The Morrison House (Savannah, GA)
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Oceangate -2955 West 29th Street
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St Thomas Regional Library and Records Center
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Oceangate - 2730 West 33rd Street
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Concrete structure, 14 stories, with concrete balconies
 
Oceangate - 2850 W 24th Street
Oceangate - 2850 W 24th Street (New York, NY)
Concrete structure, 14 stories, with concrete balconies
 
Hearst Magazine Building
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Fort Hill Tower
Fort Hill Tower (Roxbury, MA)
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Louisa May Alcott Orchard House
Louisa May Alcott Orchard House (Concord, MA)
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MTA Smith and 9th Street
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Texas A & M University--Central Texas, Library
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University of Pennsylvania, Hamilton House
University of Pennsylvania, Hamilton House (Philadelphia, PA)
Concrete high rise residence for graduate housing at U of P built in early 70's
 
Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall
Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall (New York, NY)
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University of Pennsylvania, Hamilton Village
University of Pennsylvania, Hamilton Village (Philadelphia, PA)
A collection of three skyscraper and three low-rise residential buildings built in the 1970's.
 
Clarke County Jail
Clarke County Jail (Athens, GA)
Two separate additions to original facility constructed of precast concrete tilt-up panels.
 
Smithsonian National Zoo GSB Retaining Wall
Smithsonian National Zoo GSB Retaining Wall (Washington, DC)
New construction- large retaining wall with mural to match a stone affect
 
University of North Carolina Greensboro Soccer Stadium
University of North Carolina Greensboro Soccer Stadium (Greensboro, NC)
1990's concrete stadium was in need of renovation. Moisture was penetrating concrete and leaking into areas below stadium. Concrete was degrading and had become unsightly and rough.
 
California Memorial Stadium University of California at Berkeley
California Memorial Stadium University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
On the National Register of Historic Places, the 2010-2012 California Memorial Stadium renovation included staining the historic concrete façade so the finish would retain the board-formed textures without loss of the historic repairs. Cracks developed in the façade from movement stress (the stadium is located over the Hayward Fault) were left as part of the historic fabric.
 
Giannini Hall
Giannini Hall (Berkeley, CA)
Exterior renovation of precast and board-formed concrete protected with water repellency and finished with a translucent mineral stain.
 
Mission National Bank
Mission National Bank (San Francisco, CA)
Precast concrete cladding and decorative element repairs and silicate coating system.
 
Grand Central Air Terminal
Grand Central Air Terminal (Glendale, CA)
Renovation of a 1922 Spanish Colonial Revival and Art Deco styled commercial airport of stucco, concrete, and precast concrete.
 
Athens Clarke County Jail Extension
Athens Clarke County Jail Extension (Athens, GA)
Addition to original jail building, precast concrete, tilt-up construction.
 
Iwo Jima Monument, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC
Iwo Jima Monument, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC (Parris Island, SC)
A 1/3 scale cement/plaster replica of the bronze monument at Arlington Cemetery, this monument sits on the Peatross Parade Deck at the USMC Recruit Depot at Parris Island, SC.  It was first dedicated in 1952 and has had several restorations, including a 1964 full repaint with an epoxy finish to protect the plaster from water and the elements.  
 
University of Philadelphia International House
University of Philadelphia International House (Philadelphia, PA)
Built in 1970, cast concrete structure with 15 floors.