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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.

 

 

Publication

Intended Audience

Purpose

Specifications

 

03 3543 Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Floors

Architects,
Design Community

To have specification for industry standard without manufacturer bias and
produced in a timely manner.

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

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

Owner

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

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, inin order that the owner's vision will be realized.

 

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