Concrete Polishing

Polished concrete is a process of progressive mechanical grinding, honing, densifying and polishing a concrete surface to achieve an aesthetically pleasing, highly durable, light-reflective finish.

Polished concrete with different color dyes in a museum.

Automobile Museum in Auburn Replaces Waxed Floor with Polished System

Phtotos courtesy of Dancer Concrete Design In 2000, the museum installed a concrete floor sealed with a wax topcoat. “They were waxing the floor to maintain the shine which was expensive,” says Nick Dancer. “The wax was also soft so when they would bring in tables and chairs for events, […]

snowshoe tracks on floor at an Alaskan elementary school

Polished Concrete and Epoxy Floor Shimmers with Aluminum Shapes

Photo courtesy of Sheila Wyne A floor at an Alaskan elementary school honored the natural environment and became art that kids can walk on, thanks to Mapei’s Ultratop PC polishable concrete topping. Girdwood, Alaska, 36 miles southeast of Anchorage, is a picturesque year-around resort town with a five-star skiing mountain, […]

When it Comes to Polished Concrete, Maintenance is a Must to Ensure a Long Life

Café Zupas, a national restaurant company, are among the many eateries across the country that have opted for polished concrete in their dining rooms. To keep the floors in good shape, administrators recognize the importance of a proper maintenance program. Like many in the restaurant industry, we have converted our […]

Allen introduces Mechanical Super Pro Rider

The Allen MSP 445 is a new mechanical-drive riding trowel in the Mechanical Super Pro series from Allen Engineering Corp. Features include a 40-horsepower engine, new torque-converter clutch system and an improved weight-to-horsepower ratio. The machine also offers manual steering and pitch controls, rotor speeds of up to 165 revolutions […]