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Concrete Polishing System

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Polished concrete has been one the hottest trends and fastest growing markets within the concrete segment over the past couple of decades. And for good reason. The benefits and advantages of a polished concrete floor over alternative floor coverings are incomparable.

For one, nearly any concrete floor can benefit from concrete polishing. Whether your project is a retrofit to a decades-old floor or a brand new slab, a polished concrete surface can provide outstanding value, via:

  • Immediate and long-term cost benefits, through: 
    • Concrete is already there; no need for additional, costly floor coverings.
    • Lower maintenance costs; less vulnerable to damage, easier to clean, no need for waxes and cleaners.
    • Energy savings –  a high light reflectivity can actually help reduce energy costs by minimizing the need for artificial lighting.
  • It’s stain and moisture resistant.
  • Versatility and aesthetic appeal – Concrete can be polished to varying levels, enabling a level of sheen that best suits the aesthetic or functional needs, from satin to high-gloss.  And not only does polished concrete work well with stains and dyes, but many applicators are doing amazing and creative things with designs as well. 
  • Sustainability – Normal wear actually self-polishes the surface, requiring no additional hazardous coatings, cleaners, waxes, etc. 
  • Healthier/cleaner – reduces the dust, dirt, allergens that other flooring options can attract.

And as a relatively new process, we’ve seen constant innovation in processes and techniques, products and materials, and the market and demand to match it. From residential and retail to industrial and commercial warehouse and distribution centers, polished concrete surfaces have become a logical, go-to flooring solution for those looking for outstanding value over competitive floor coverings.  

Our integrated line of professional high-performance concrete chemical and cementitious products are especially formulated to provide a highly-compatible system of building materials developed specifically for the polishing process.     



SpecPoxy 1000

ASTM 881 compliant hi-mod low viscosity epoxy bonding adhesive

A two component, low viscosity, moisture insensitive, high modulus, structural epoxy bonding adhesive and crack injection resin.

  • Bonding concrete, steel and wood
  • Gravity feed or pressure injection crack repairs
  • Anchoring bolts, dowels and reinforcing bar
  • VOC content = 0 grams per liter

 

SpecLevel PCT

High performance self-leveling polishing concrete topping

A cement-based, self-leveling polishable concrete topping designed for interior and exterior use. 

  • Self-leveling, requiring no troweling
  • Can be easily pumped
  • Produces a smooth, tough wearable surface
  • Can be diamond polished in 24 hours

 

LithSeal or SpecHard

Lithium silicate concrete sealer/densifier

A premium lithium silicate sealer/densifier for concrete surfaces. 

Water-based siliconate sealer/densifier

A proprietary, colorless chemical solution that increases the wear surface strength of concrete floors subjected to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. 

  • Apply on new or existing concrete
  • Breathable
  • Deeper penetrating than conventional silicates
  • Environmentally and economically efficient sealer

 

SpecGuard

High gloss concrete protectant/polish

A multi-component, water-based polymeric protectant that improves the appearance and durability of concrete floors.

  • High solids concentrated formula
  • Durable/breathable
  • Retains high gloss under scrubbing
  • Resists staining when subjected to periodic dripping of hot oils, making it ideal for use in food preparation areas

Our SpecChem Concrete Polishing System was created for professionals looking for a cohesive and versatile system that adds value to each and every flooring project. 


SpecPoxy 1000ASTM 881 compliant hi-mod, low viscosity epoxy
A two component, low viscosity, moisture insensitive, high modulus, structural epoxy bonding adhesive and crack injection resin.

SpecLevel PCTHigh Performance Self-Leveling Polishable Concrete Topping
A cement based, self-leveling polishable concrete topping that produces a dense hard surface that can be diamond polished in as little as 24 hours, interior or exterior.

LithSeal SCLow solids Lithium Silicate Concrete Sealer/Densifier
A premium lithium silicate sealer/densifier for concrete surfaces formulated to deeply penetrate and react with cured concrete.

SpecHard – Water-based Siliconate sealer & densifier
A proprietary, colorless siliconate solution that penetrates concrete surfaces to seal, densify and harden them. 

SpecGuard – High Gloss Concrete Protectant/Polish 
A multi-component, water-based polymeric protectant that incorporates a cross-linking nano-technology to aid penetration and adhesion and create a tough, stain-resistant coating.


Concrete Polishing System Applications 

  • Warehouses and distribution centers
  • Retail stores and outlets
  • Commercial and industrial 
  • Hotel, hospitality and food service
  • Office buildings
  • Residential

Product Resources

SpecChem Projects

Product Selection Guide

Concrete Accessories

Product Selection Brochure

Densifiers Demystified, by Michael LeMark

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