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SAKRETE 1 lb. Cement Color Red
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SAKRETE

1 lb. Cement Color Red

  • Add a decorative, colorful accent to concrete and mortar projects
  • Can be used on Concrete Mix, Sand Mix and Mortar Mix
  • Made from high quality, synthetic mineral oxide
$6.89 /each

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Use the SAKRETE 1 lb. Cement Color to add color to any concrete, sand and mortar mix project. This easy-to-use product provides consistent color quality, which can be used to add a decorative, colorful accent to concrete and cement based projects. Made from synthetic mineral oxide additives, SAKRETE Cement Color is durable as well as alkali and ultraviolet resistant.

  • Use for: pigmenting portland and masonry cement products
  • Gives uniform color throughout mixed cementitious material
  • Synthetic mineral oxide powder additives provide consistent color quality
  • Alkali and UV resistant
  • Easy to use
  • Refer to the installation guide for mixing instructions
  • Thoroughly blend the color with water prior to adding dry material
  • Note: Product availability may vary by store

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If I use it with concrete as a border on my flagstone patio, will it stain the flagstones

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October 17, 2016
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As long as you mix it within the mix and you do not use more than what is recommended, then it should not stain the flagstone. If you have too much pigment in the mix then it could leach and stain when it rains.
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How much sakrete for 3 yards

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Thanks for your question. 1 lb. of cement color can be used for each 80 lb. bag. Each 80 lb. bag of concrete yields .6 cu ft. Given this you will need 45 80 lb. bags of concrete and 45 1 lb. cement colors for your project.
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Is 1 Lbs of color enough to mix with 20lbs of Flo coat?

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That would actually be too much pigment. A 1 lb pack would be added to a 40 lb container and that would be the most that we would recommend. If you have a scale to measure it out then you could use half a pound for the 20 Flo-Coat.
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How fine is this powder?

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Is this a pure iron oxide, or it has other additives?
Do they specify particle size on the package (it is usually in either mesh# or microns) ?
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July 5, 2016
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It is an iron oxide pigment and the material is very fine. We do not have a gradation specification.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good purchase easy to mix and really nice color in finished [roduct September 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This powder works better than the liquid! I started out using the liquid red color for my cement. The liquid was difficult to mix a consistent color from bag to bag. This Sakrete product comes as a powder. It was much easier to measure and produced a consistent color through about 20 bags of cement. The powder is much better. August 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to use. I can't find the color of grout I need, so I use this cement color to mix with the grout. It s easy to use, but it's not easy to clean. April 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to use. Fairly economical option for small projects. 1 box gives you about 2 cups of color to work with. The instructions recommend 1 box per 80 lbs of concrete as a starting point for adding color. I used 1/4 cup with a 25 lb mix and it yielded a brick reddish color. Using less will give you a lighter color and stretch the product further. Adding more cement color may give you a darker shade, but another option to try would be mixing the red with the black or charcoal powder cement color in solution and add that to your cement mix. I would recommend a test project making smaller blocks or even garden stepping stones with varying amounts of the cement color (but exact same concrete mix you'll be using for your final project) to determine what shade you like. From there it would be easy to determine how much color you'll need for the final project. I used an outdoor acrylic sealer for a garden step stone, and a non-toxic sealer (rhymes with Bee wax) for a concrete bowl I made to be used indoors. I don't know if that's necessary. I just wanted a little gloss and added protection for the pieces I made. Fun to experiment, and I still have a lot left. This is very fine powdery stuff and there is a small amount on the inside and outside of packaging so I used mask and gloves. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Produced a beautiful color for my concrete counter top I used this product to color my concrete counter top. My counter top was 5' x 3'. I only colored enough material to pack the first 1" of the counter top (pouring it upside down). Then I filled the back with uncolored, regular Portland gray concrete. That saved me some money and time. I put 2 boxes in one bag of Quikrete Maximizer to get the color I wanted. I turned out really nice. My wife loves it. December 19, 2014
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