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What are the finishing tools?

Finishing tools

  • Trowels.
  • Little trowels.
  • Spongerubber plastering trowels.
  • Plastic plastering trowels.
  • Wooden trowels.
  • Serrated plastering trowels.
  • Serrated plastering trowels.
  • Spatulas.

What tools are used for concrete?


  • pressure washer.
  • magnesium float.
  • safety goggles.
  • concrete edger.
  • finishing trowel.

How do you smooth concrete after it dries?

Sand the Surface and Wash the Concrete Finish by fine-tuning with light sandpaper, until the surface is perfectly smooth. We recommend using a hand planer to smooth and compact the surface. If the concrete dries a lot then we recommend that you add water to the surface, this will help you give it a good finish.

How do you calculate cement grade?

Reference IS code number should be printed on the cement bag. For example, if you have ordered OPC 53 grade cement, then “IS- should be printed on the cement bag, and if you have ordered Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC), “IS 1489-1991” should be printed on the cement bags.

What is written on cement bag?

The batch/control unit number in terms of week, month and year of packing must be mentioned on the cement bag. It is preferred to use a cement bag which is recently packed, usually less than 3 months.

How do you identify cement?

The colour of cement gives an indication of excess lime or clay and the degree of burning.

  1. RUBBING. Take a pinch of cement between fingers and rub it. …
  2. HAND INSERTION. Thrust your hand into the cement bag and it should give cool feeling. …
  3. FLOAT TEST. …
  4. SMELL TEST. …
  6. SHAPE TEST. …