In combination with or as an alternative dyes or designs, aggregates or other items like coins, nails vacuum brazed core drill bits and colored glass can be embedded into the concrete. The surface is then polished down to a smooth, flat high-gloss finish.

3. Can all concrete be polished?

Polishing may be applied to most sound concrete floors. Once they have cured, new concrete installations are easily and inexpensively brought to a shine.

Older concrete benefits the most from diamond concrete polishing. The polish spruces up and evens out wear spots in high-traffic areas. Older floors may first need additional grinding, patching or repairs before it can be polished. But in many cases it saves thousands by allowing customers to recycle their old floors instead of tearing them up and starting anew.

4. Is it slippery?

Polished concrete vacuum brazed cup wheels flooring looks much more slippery than it is. The coating applied to polished flooring is shiny but it is thoroughly tested for slip-resistance at all traffic levels.