Polished Concrete Technical Documents

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


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ACI 310.1-20 Specification for Polished Concrete Slab Finishes

Architects, Design Community

Produced by the joint ACI/ASCC Committee 310, this new specification is a reference specification designed to provide minimum standards that an architect or engineer can applied to any polished concrete slab.

Polished Concrete Appearance Chart

Polished Concrete Aggregate Exposure Chart

Design Community, Architects, Owners, GCs, Concrete Slab Contractors

To set an industry standard that supports polishing contractors

Position Statements

#1 Slab Protection by Others

#2 Slip Resistance of Polished Concrete

#3 Coordinating the Concrete and Polishing Contractors Subcontracts

#4 Separation of Semirigid Concrete Floor Joint Fillers

#5 Effects of Slab-Surface Finish Density on Polished Concrete

#6 Surface Repairs Prior to Polishing Concrete

#7 Polishing Weak Concrete Surfaces

How to Use CPC Position Statements

GC, Architect, Owner

Member benefit for contractors to have documents published by a national association that explain and support their interests when dealing with GCs, architects, and owners

Maintenance Brochure


CPC Member Benefit

A hand off for the polishing contractor to leave with the owner that clearly defines best care for the polished floor.

Floor Protection Banner GC, Subcontractor, Owner

CPC Member Benefit

Free high resolution downloadable file for self-printing job-site signs up to 3 ft. x 5 ft. Lists precautions and best practices when working on a polished floor.

Checklist for the Polished Concrete Pre-Construction Conference

Supplemental Checklist for Concrete to Receive a Polished Finish

Polishing Contractors, Slab Contractors, GC, Specifiers, Architects

CPC Member Benefit or available for purchase in the bookstore

To create a conversation prior to construction that will uncover any potential problems for the polishing contractor to meet the specification

To ensure slab to be polished has been delivered as speced, in order that the owner's vision will be realized.

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