Antiquing and Release are vital components for stamped and textured concrete. Release agents prevent concrete form adhering to texturing tools, allowing for clean impressions and imprinted designs. Antiquing is the process of adding naturally mottled and varied highlights to textured concrete, creating a more realistic appearance. Antiquing adds supplementary colors and enhances the appearance of depth.
Add depth and dimensions to stamped concrete while preventing pull-up and reducing wear on texturing tools. Antique Release serves as a bond breaker and keep stamps from sticking to the surface of the concrete. At the same time, it adds antiquing and highlighting for more realistic, attractive stamped hardscapes.
Antique the surface of cured concrete at any time using Antique-It. Perfect as the primary source of antiquing on a recently placed stamped slab or as a restoration tool for years’ old concrete, Antique-It allows for highlighting to be easily applied on unsealed textured concrete. Antique-It is well suited to add antiquing on slabs after Liquid Release is used.
Liquid Release prevents texturing tools from sticking to plastic concrete, prevents pull-up, and reduces wear on tools. Liquid Release is a non-pigmented release agent that does not produce nuisance dust like powdered release agents.