Car/Parking Stops combine plastic shell and concrete fill.

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Featuring plastic form filled with cellular, lightweight, steel-reinforced concrete, Tuf-Stop™ comes in nominal dimensions of 72 x 6 x 5 in. and nominal weight of 90 lb. Plastic shell, which consists of UV-stabilized, high-impact polymer that comes colored and does not require any painting, has non-slip texture. Standard colors include safety yellow or handicap blue, and one pair of holes accommodates installation with rebar pins. Handicap, reserved, and custom stickers are available.





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Cresco Concrete Products Introduces Lightweight Concrete Parking Stops



(Houston, TX) Cresco Concrete Products, LLC, has introduced a lightweight concrete parking stop to supplement its existing conventional concrete stop. Proclaimed the world’s best parking stop, Tuf-Stop™ by Tuf-Tite, Inc is a plastic form that is filled with concrete to create a parking bumper. Cresco fills these forms with its cellular lightweight concrete and reinforcing steel to create a lightweight version of this popular car stop. These lightweight stops have the following features:



• Consist of a plastic shell with steel reinforced concrete fill

• Plastic shell is a UV stabilized, high impact polymer which comes colored and requires no painting

• Plastic shell has a non-slip texture

• Designed to be longer lasting and better looking than conventional concrete stops for not much more

• Handicap, reserved and custom stickers available

• Nominal dimensions of 72'' long by 6'' wide by 5'' high

• Nominal weight of 90 lb

• Standard color choices include safety yellow or handicap blue (also offer custom colors)

• Stops each have a pair of holes to accommodate installation with rebar pins which are also offered by Cresco



According to Peter Thompson, Technical Advisor for Cresco, “At a price significantly less than rubber stops and half the weight of regular concrete stops, these lightweight Tuf-Stop™ blocks perform well and really offer the best balance between weight and price.”



Cresco Concrete Products, LLC manufacturers its products in Houston, Texas and ships nationwide. The company’s products include the revolutionary Liteblok™ dry stacked, interlocking green building block, Litecast™ and Premocrete™ precast concrete fencing, lightweight equipment pads, lightweight pier and wall caps, Premocoat™ coatings and Fischer® fasteners. Cresco also offers cast stone products including accent blocks, address blocks, balustrades, bollards, columns, crown molding, entry ways, fireplaces, keystones, mantels, planters, pool coping, signs, window surrounds and windowsills. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the company or visiting its website at CrescoConcrete.com. Tuf-Stop is a trade mark of Tuf-Tite, Inc. of Lake Zurich, IL

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