Butterfield Color® has developed a premium color hardener system to perform at the highest level for installation, strength, durability and coloration.

Shake-on Color Hardener is a pre-blended dry shake material for coloring, hardening, and densifying the surface of any newly placed flatwork project. Applied to freshly placed concrete, Shake-on Color Hardener adds a wider array of standard color options to your architectural designs while providing an extremely durable surface for pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Shake-on Color Hardener, used in conjunction with varying finishing techniques such as jointing schemes, saw cutting, stenciling and/or Perma-Cast® Stamping Tools can create a striking effect.

Perma-Shake Color Hardener Packaging

Perma-Shake® Color Hardener

(Formerly Perma-Cast® Shake-On Color Hardener)


  • Packaged in durable, easily manageable 50 pound square pails.
  • Allows for approximately 100 sq. ft. of coverage for dark colors and 80 sq. ft. for light colors.
  • Contains water-reducing, dispersing agents to ease finishing by reducing surface tearing which reduces the required manpower and amount of finishing time.
  • Standard colors include wider variety of bright vibrant colors achieved with standard gray concrete.
  • Creates an extremely dense surface that is resistant to foot and vehicular traffic, and extreme weather.

Color Chart

ATTENTION! The color chart below is to demonstrate range of colors available and are not to be used to select colors based on how they are viewed on a computer display.*INDICATES FOR INTERIOR USE ONLY

P46 - Stone Blue

P34 - Nantucket White

P27 - Canyon

P201 - Travertine

P38 - Ivory Sand

P129 - Soapstone

P31 - Gray Linen

P32 - Bone

P29 - Wheat

P24 - French Cream

P22 - Arena Buff

P23 - Smoke

P28 - Slate Gray

P26 - Cape Cod Gray

P12 - Storm Gray

P13 - Deep Charcoal

P25 - Colina Tan

P14 - Walnut

P15 - Brick Red

P16 - Dark Red

P33 - Juniper

P17 - Terra Cotta

P18 - Chestnut

P19 - Russet

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