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15
Oct

Attaching Formliners to Formwork

Custom Rock formliners require the use of formwork to back up the liners and support the concrete for a quality end result. Formwork must be used with Custom Rock Formliners and there are specific requirements for attaching our liners to the formwork, depending on the type of liner purchased. Elastomeric/Urethane formliner If using elastomeric formliners...
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03
Oct

The Handling and Care of Architectural Concrete Formliners

Custom Rock Formliner produces architectural formliners in both plastic and urethane elastomeric material. Proper care and handling of our formliners is an important factor in prolonging the life and integrity of the liners. Custom Rock Duraform (elastomeric) formliners are shipped on pallets approximately 4’ wide by 8’ long and our V-Lite (plastic) formliners are nested...
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03
Dec

Custom Rock is taking the concrete form liner industry by storm.

Custom Rock is taking the concrete form liner industry by storm. The leader in architectural formliner is now manufacturing plastic liner.
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03
Oct

5 Key Factors in Writing Concrete Stain Specifications

Most concrete projects designed with architectural formliner are intended to have aesthetic appeal and also incorporate concrete staining or coloration. Artfully applied concrete coloration can add incredible realism and bring the project to life. However, poorly executed staining can virtually ruin the aesthetic of the entire project. Before you begin either designing a project incorporating...
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03
Sep

How Custom Rock Works with Architects and Designers to Ensure Their Vision Comes to Fruition

Founded in 1971, we have over 40 years of experience with architectural concrete. Since that time, we have worked with countless architects and engineers on a myriad of different projects. We pride ourselves on being an information resource in both the design and construction phase of any project. Design We are always available to answer...
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13
Jul

Urethane or Plastic Formliners | Which should I use?

A formliner can give concrete a distinctive look, and can be a cost-effective way to bring artistic appeal to a variety of construction projects. Before getting started, you should learn the basics about two popular types of formliners. Most formliners on the market today are made from urethane or plastic (single use styrene, or multi-use ABS)....
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03
Jul

Concrete Coloration Offers Architects Many Design Options

When you think of concrete coloration, more often than not, you’ll see in your mind’s eye a lackluster, one color surface known more for it’s toughness/durability than for its beauty, versatility and capacity to enhance aesthetics. The truth is that concrete coloration can be aesthetically pleasing and shine as true positive for your project, rather...
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05
Jun

Architectural Concrete Form Liners Offer Breadth of Design Options

Concrete Form liners allows architects to incorporate a wide variety of textures and even unique graphic designs into bridges, walls, and other architecture without using expensive materials such as real stone or brick. Though other materials are sometimes used, formliner is mainly made of either polyurethane or plastic. The entire process begins with the architect’s...
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03
May

Concrete coloration provides architects the freedom to design

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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