American Concrete Institute

ACI Offers New Guide to Decorative Concrete

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is now offering the Guide to Decorative Concrete - 310R-13. This guide describes techniques for imparting aesthetic finishes to concrete flatwork, of which many can be combined for unique effects. The designer/engineer will acquire detailed, practical guidance for achieving aesthetic effects using proven techniques. Recommendations are made for the production of cast-in-place decorative concrete flatwork, decorative stains, and overlays. In addition to attention to the specified materials, mixture designs, concrete placement, curing, protection, sealing, and other treatments, this guide also considers the effects of these treatments on the overall aesthetics of the facility.

Available in hard copy or digital format. $98.50 (ACI members $59.00), order code 3103.EM.

If you are an ACI member, be sure to log in to obtain the member discount. Prices do not include postage and, if applicable, tax. Expedited delivery (overnight or two-day) is available. Contact ACI for appropriate tax and postage fees. For additional information, visit ACI's online store at, e-mail, or call 248-848-3800.