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Application

  • On old as well as newly laid concrete.
  • Industry, workshops.
  • Warehouses.
  • Public spaces.
  • Shops.
  • Domestic environments.

Description

Concrete floor polishing which involves grinding away the concrete skin and exposing the underlying, stronger concrete, in the form of fine material, gravel and where possible, aggregate. Due to the nature of the concrete construction, the larger aggregate may be exposed unevenly in the surface.

Typically, 2–3 mm of the surface is ground away. The floor is ground and polished according to a well-established and tested method, using planetary grinding machines, diamond tools and in accordance with HTC's grinding guide. The floor receives a completely smooth and glossy surface with many good qualities, both functionally and aesthetically.

A stain protection pore primer is recommended.

Features and benefits:

  • Ecological - concrete consists solely of natural material.
  • Long service life and minimal maintenance give a low life cycle cost (LCC).
  • Diffusion open.
  • No diffusion-tight surface layer.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Improved work environment thanks to lighter and cleaner premises.
  • Minimizes harmful vibrations for forklift drivers.
  • Quieter traffic and reduced forklift maintenance.
  • Extremely resistant to tyre marks from forklifts and other vehicles.

Applications:

  • On old as well as newly laid concrete.
  • Industry, workshops.
  • Warehouses.
  • Public spaces.
  • Shops.
  • Domestic environments.

Specification data
Product Reference

800 Grit Finish - Medium Gloss Effect

Standard product features

Fire rating:

A1fl (fireproof/ non-combustible).

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) resistance:

Complies with the requirements of BS-EN 61340-5-1 and ANSI/ESD. Walking tests with ESD shoes give, in general, no or little static charge. The use of ESD shoes is recommended when handling electronics with maximum 100 V.

Environmental:

A floor polished in accordance with the 800 Grit Finish - Medium Gloss Effect concept consists of pure concrete. In the process, only environmentally friendly impregnation and cleaning fluids are used, which means the floor doesn't present a hazard to health or the environment. The floor has a very long service life and high strength, which reduces the need for maintenance, and thus the environmental burden to an absolute minimum.

Technical characteristics:

Consult manufacturer for information.