The CPAA's mission is to promote quality processed and polished concrete projects. this begins with clear and precise specifications. the cpaa has worked closely with manufacturers, architects, general contractors, and polishing contractors to compile the specifications and recommendations listed below. in most cases, placement / finishing techniques of the concrete will directly affect the polishing process. therefore, please refer to both specification and guidelines when applicable.

Specifications and Guidelines:

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03 3543 Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Floors

03 3300 Concrete Recommendations with Polished Concrete [Version 1].doc

Position Papers

POLISHED CONCRETE DEFINITION - D100.0

BONDED ABRASIVE POLISHED CONCRETE DEFINITION - D101.0

BURNISHED POLISHED CONCRETE DEFINITION - D102.0

HYBRID POLISHED CONCRETE DEFINITION - D104.0

SURFACE COATED CONCRETE DEFINITION - D103.0

SLIP RESISTANCE CRITERIA FOR BONDED ABRASIVE POLISHED CONCRETE POSITION STATEMENT


Click on the album below to see examples of CPAA Polished Concrete Classifications.

Level 2-Honed

 
5 photos

Level 3-Semi Polished

 
16 photos

Level 4-Highly Polished

 
45 photos

Class A-Cream

 
1 photos

Class B-Fine Aggregate

 
6 photos

Class C-Medium Aggregate

 
8 photos

Class D-Large Aggregate

 
12 photos

Renovated Floors (various aggregate)

 
10 photos

Refinement Clarity

 
5 photos

Trouble Shooting

 
19 photos

Polished Overlayments

 
13 photos