Polished concrete floors – selected technological issues

Vol. 526 (6) 2016 / poniedziałek, 28 stycznia, 2019
[in Polish]

Andrzej Czemplik

DOI: 10.15199/33.2016.06.28

Volume 526: Issue 6
Pages 67-68
Accepted for publication: 17.04.2018 r.

Polished concrete floor is modern type of the paving which can be recommended for production buildings, storehouses and supermarket halls. Ease of maintenance, longtime durability, high abrasion resistance and achievable high chemical / mechanical resistance, nominate this type of floor for many industrial and commercial buildings. Execution of the considered floor includes several grinding and polishing cycles and simultaneously application of impregnating and strengthening chemical liquid components. Polished concrete floors are subjected to risk of similar defects as the regular power floated floors strengthened by application of dry hardeners, however, additionally some new types of defects can happen due to thermal processes generated by grinding and polishing. Even though, high quality and long durability achievable in the final floor make the considered floors as very recommended for application.
Keywords: concrete floor, polishing of concrete, defects of floor, quality of floor.
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dr inż. Andrzej Czemplik, Politechnika Wrocławska, Wydział Budownictwa Lądowego i Wodnego

dr inż. Andrzej Czemplik


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DOI: 10.15199/33.2016.06.28