Part of the CPAA's mission is to establish a clear, concise, and technical foundation for the concrete polishing industry. The CPAA has worked closely with polishing contractors, manufacturers, architects, and general contractors to compile the specifications, guidelines, and position statements listed below.


Specifications and Guidelines:


BONDED ABRASIVE POLISHED CONCRETE FLOOR SPECIFICATION

GUIDE TO NEW CONCRETE FOR POLISHED CONCRETE

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


Click on an 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