Surface treatment of concrete and stone - durability and aesthetics

What is the influence of impregnation and anti-graffiti on the surface of concrete and stone? How effective are they? We evaluate their efficiency and give you the answer.
Types of surface treatments
  • Anti-graffiti agents
  • Painting products
  • Hydrophobic impregnation
  • Concrete
  • Natural stone
  • Plaster
  • Brick
Properties we verify
  • Frost resistance
  • Water absorption
  • Chloride absorption
  • Color durability
  • Effect of desiccation
  • Vapour permeability resistance 
  • Efficiency of graffiti protection

SCC has the resources and experience to test and verify surface treatments according to national specifications (Vägverket TR Bro) and European standard methods (EN 1504-2).

Related Information

Contact Persons

Pavlos Ollandezos

Phone: +46 10 516 68 64

Katarina Malaga

Phone: +46 10 516 68 62

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail

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