Pigments for concrete resistant to UV light and alkalis

The best decorative coatings require the best pigments. Colour is a transcendental factor in decorative pavements as it beautifies the final result of them. And even more so in imprinted concrete floors, a continuous pavement that mimics the texture and colour of other materials such as brick, stone and even wood.

A need that Arcocem® responds to, our complete range of pigments for concrete to give a personal touch to any creation. Pigments of high colouring strength with which a wide variety of colours can be acquired. With high covering power, they provide an extraordinary and lasting finish.

Pigments that stand out for their high colour stability, being suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. With magnificent resistance to UV light, weather and alkalis.

Our pigments undergo complex and strict quality controls.

Thanks to their excellent chemical stability, our pigments are capable of remaining unaltered in the most extreme environments. The colour is maintained without losing an iota of intensity thanks to its good thermal resistance.

Designed to professionally colour mortars, terrazzo, renders, microcement, prefabricated and plastering mortars. In addition to concrete and imprinted concrete. The intensity of the shade will depend on the amount of pigment used.

Other factors such as the granularity of the aggregates, the ratio between water and cement, the trowelling or the porosity can also affect the colouring of the concrete or mortar.

Within Arcocem®, we have pigments for concrete in powder format, water-based and solvent-based. Each subfamily contemplates its own colour chart, in which there are colours from more intense and vivid to more neutral and pastel tones.

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Arcocem® WT Basic water-based pigments for concrete

Arcocem® Basic names the water-based pigments thanks to which all the colours of imprinted concrete from the Topciment chart can be achieved. A ready-to-use product that does not require dilution and offers extraordinary resistance to alkalis and sunlight.

A total of 13 water-dispersed pigmented pastes that can be applied in countless systems: concrete, imprinted concrete, plasters, plastering, microcement, epoxy microcement, concrete repair mortars, etc. Likewise, they are pigments perfectly compatible with our Sealcem® varnishes.

Pigments for concrete that are stable outdoors and form the basis of the wide spectrum of colours that make up the Arcocem® Plus range. Pigment pastes that offer a wide range of application possibilities: crafts, handicrafts, enamels, paints, etc.

Download the technical sheet of Arcocem® WT Basic here

Features of water-based concrete pigments Arcocem® WT Basic

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Density (g/cm³)

2 ± 1

Apparent density
Viscosity (L3, 20 rpm)

5000 ± 3000 mPa•s

Compatible with aqueous systems
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Resistant to alkalis and sunlight


The performance of Arcocem® WT Basic varies depending on the colour of the dose to be made.


The water-based dispersion pigments Arcocem® WT Basic are presented in containers of 0.5 and 1 litres.

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Arcocem Fast® powder pigments for concrete

Arcocem® Fast are the pigments for concrete from Topciment in powder version. Fabulous performance inorganic pigments that incorporate special additives. Specially designed for mass colouring of concretes and mortars, either in plant or on site.

Its formulation promotes the dispersion of the pigment and, consequently, homogeneous and totally stable colourations. Its high resistance to sunlight as well as to alkalinity, make them the best ally for outdoor spaces.

Easy-to-incorporate powder pigments. A dosing system that avoids homogeneity errors in the final colouring. In addition, they do not harm at all the final resistances of the coating nor alter the conditions of consistency and hardening.

Terrazzo, prefabricated or plastering mortars are other materials that can be coloured thanks to Arcocem ®Fast pigments. Products that limit the possible appearance of efflorescence in the future.

Download the technical sheet of Arcocem® Fast here

Technical features of Arcocem® Fast powder pigments for concrete

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Apparent density

2,5 ± 1 g/cm³

Apparent density
High resistance to degradation by sunlight and alkalinity
Packaged in PVA water-soluble bags


The performance of Arcocem® Fast powder pigments is subject to the intensity and desired colour. Applied on concrete, it is 10 Kg/m³ (2 bags).


The Arcocem® Fast powder pigments are presented in boxes with water-soluble bags of 5 Kg each.

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Pigments for water-based concrete Arcocem® WT Plus

Arcocem® WT Plus are our single-dose pigments for water-based concrete. Easily mixable pigment pastes that allow us to obtain the different colour charts of Topciment®.

They are used to colour the concrete repair mortars Covercem® Stone and Covercem® Texture, as well as the mineral consolidating coatings Covercem® Monocrom and Covercem® Restaura.

Ready-to-use products that do not require dilution. Suitable for water-based systems and to also give colour to our microcement systems. They guarantee a high colour stability. Over time, they remain undamaged by light or ageing.

Therefore, they are ideal pigments for outdoor concrete. They are very resistant to the effects of sunlight and alkalis. Free from plasticisers, emulsifiers, solvents and ammonia.

Download the technical sheet of Arcocem® WT Plus here

Features of water-based concrete pigments Arcocem® WT Plus

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Water-based and easily miscible
Apparent density
Compatible with concrete and microcement systems
Free from plasticisers, solvents, ammonia and emulsifiers
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High colour stability outdoors


The performance of the Arcocem® WT Plus water-based concrete pigments depends on the colour of the dose.


Arcocem® WT Plus pigments are presented in containers of different sizes depending on the colour and the dose.

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Solvent-based pigments for concrete Arcocem® DSV Plus

Arcocem® DSV Plus are our solvent-based concrete pigments. In the same way as with water-based ones, they present extraordinary colour stability both indoors and outdoors.

Single-dose pigments easily miscible. They are mainly used with our solvent-based imprinted concrete varnishes Sealcem® DSV. Thanks to them we obtain the 24 colours from the Stonecem® Floor imprinted mortar chart.

Pigments for concrete that can also be applied to other solvent systems, as well as on cementitious and mineral surfaces such as microcement. They stand out for their excellent resistance to UV rays, thus being perfectly suitable for applications in outdoor spaces. Free from plasticisers and emulsifiers.

Download the technical sheet of Arcocem® DSV Plus here

Features of solvent-based pigments for concrete Arcocem® DSV Plus

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Solvent-based and easily miscible
Apparent density
Compatible with concrete and other solvent systems
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Free from plasticisers and emulsifiers
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Suitable for outdoor application

High colour stability. Resistant to sunlight and alkalis.


The performance of the Arcocem® DSV Plus solvent-based concrete pigments is subject to the colour of the dose to be made.


Single doses that come in packages of various sizes depending on the colour and the dose.