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Old 06-29-2018, 05:07 PM   #1
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How Soon After Pouring Can Densifier Be Used?


I know some guys use a sealer right after the pour, but what about using a densifier a few days after the pour? Any consensus if this is acceptable, or worse than just using a sealer alone?

This is just for a small AC pad, and I want it to hold up against the salt, snow, ice, and occasional weedwacker. Would a lithium densifier be any better than just a sealer alone, and is it OK to use a few days after the slab is poured?
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Old 06-29-2018, 09:04 PM   #2
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I thought densifier was used when polishing?

If it's going to be exposed to salt you might want to look into some of the silicone penetrating sealers. I've used one that is applied 30 days after the pour and it soaks right in, then water beads right up on it.

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