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03
Feb

Custom Formliner Pattern: 1104-R2 With Leaf Inserts

Our 1104-R2 Random Cut Stone formliner was used as a background in MSE panels with custom leaf inserts for a project for the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) near O’Hare International Airport.  The leaves were created by Custom Rock per design specifications and have been used in other public projects in Illinois as well.
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03
Jan

Concrete Project Design: Formliners and Coloration

Rather than restrained creativity due to tight budgets or high materials costs, architects have more freedom than ever before by utilizing coloration and textures that are available to them from Custom Rock Formliner. Stained concrete and the use of form liner can create virtually any texture of concrete in any color scheme. No longer are...
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13
Nov

New Formliner Pattern: #1126 Kasota Split Faced Stone

If you’re looking for a great running bond pattern for an upcoming project take a look at a terrific new urethane formliner that we recently added to our inventory; #1126 Kasota Split Faced Stone Contact us for technical assistance and pricing.
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03
Nov

ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO

We’re getting our booth ready for the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO – one of the best events we attend all year – at McCormick Place in Chicago. If you’ll be attending the show, or are exhibiting as well, please stop by our booth #1416 and introduce yourself, talk with our salespeople or take a moment to...
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03
Jul

Formliners: Keyed vs. Split Stone

SPLIT STONE FORMLINER Typically square or rectangular in shape Available in larger standard sizes [4′ x 8′ or 4′ x 10′] Seams cut through stones resulting in half of same stone on two different panels Due to cut stones, more detailed finishing (patching and grinding) is required Module sizes are uniform which makes them easier...
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03
Apr

Project Profile: Evangola State Park Terrace Retaining Wall

Project: Evangola State Park Terrace Retaining Wall Project Owner: New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Project Architect: Watts Architecture & Engineering General Contractor: BVR Construction Company Project Location: Evangola State Park, Evans, NY Application: Retaining Wall Custom Rock Scope of Work: Formliner pattern 1125 Autumn Leaves (A, B & C), custom letters and shapes (DiversiFoam) and coloration services. Description:...
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03
Feb

Project Profile: Little River Canyon National Preserve

Project: Alabama DOT – SR-35 Little River Bridge, Project #BRDF-0035 (501) Project Owner: Alabama DOT General Contractor: Highways, Inc. Project Location: Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama Application: Bridge, Bridge Rail Custom Rock Scope of Work: Formliner pattern #1203 New England Drystack and coloration services Description: The Little River Bridge project consisted of a bridge with rock face rails and piers...
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03
Jan

Formliner Project Design: Working With Seams, Corners and Edges

As mentioned in a previous post, in order to achieve an overall balanced project design it is important to consider formliner pattern dimensions, especially when planning for unavoidable joints, boxouts and corners in the finished surface. When your design vision includes a pattern that does not fit the proposed area there are options to allow you...
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03
Nov

A Quality Concrete Finish Begins Before the Pour: Form, Tie and Joint Placement:

Achieving a high-quality finish in an architectural concrete formliner project begins before any concrete is poured. By properly setting up forms, ties and lining up formliner joints beforehand, your project will be prepped to make finishing and staining the project an efficient process. Form Placement When preparing forms for architectural concrete they need to be...
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