Durability + Design
 
About  |  Subscribe  |  Advertise  |  Connect 
Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook

 

Download our FREE e-book! Advances in Architectural Coatings Technology

D+D News

Main News Page


Webinar Buffs Tips of Polished Concrete

Friday, November 30, 2012

More items for Good Technical Practice

Comment | More

The secrets of producing superior results in polished concrete flooring will be the topic of an upcoming free webinar sponsored by Durability + Design.

Architectural Specifications for Polished Concrete” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET Dec. 7.

The presenter will be Brad Burns, executive director of the Concrete Polishing Association of America.

Participants may register here free.

What You’ll Learn

This webinar is designed to offer an in-depth look at the means and methods used to produce polished concrete flooring.

H & C Concrete
H&C Concrete

Topics will include the equipment, chemicals and diamond tooling required to complete the various types of polished concrete, as well as the sustainability of each concrete type.

Attendees will be able to define the different types of polished concrete (bonded abrasive, burnished, hybrid, or surface coated concrete) and identify when and where applications are best specified.

The discussion will include the types of equipment, chemicals and diamond tooling required to complete the various types of polished concrete, as well as the life cycle and sustainability of each type of polished concrete.

Participants will be able to:

  • Define the different types of polished concrete and discern when and where to specify each specific type based on a commercial project example;
  • Identify the pros and cons of each type of polished concrete's sustainable design and how to enhance design solutions that maximize long-term benefits using polished concrete flooring;
  • Calculate the estimated life-cycle cost of each type of polished concrete, based on the course life cycle sample estimate form; and
  • Identify possible health and safety concerns related to each type of polished concrete and specify best practices/procedures to minimize environmental and safety hazards.

About the Presenter

Brad Burns is a founding member of the Concrete Polishing Association of America and has been instrumental in developing standard procedures for the polishing industry. He has been in the flooring business for more than 28 years and recently owned and managed a flooring company specializing in polished concrete with his wife, Terry. He is a member of ASCC and ACI and frequent speaker and instructor on concrete polishing.

Other Webinars

D+D hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to architectural coatings and building materials. All are archived for free viewing later. Among the recent presentations:

   

Tagged categories: Concrete resurfacing systems; Decorative concrete; Maintenance programs; Polished concrete; Webinars

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Graco Inc.
Eco-Friendly Surface Prep

• Blast with 92% less dust
• Use less media
• Less containment & disposal costs
Graco® EcoQuip® Vapor Abrasive® Blast Equipment Learn more


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
www.kta.com
800-245-6379


VP Marketing LLC
Concrete Coating & Seamless Flooring Advisor

• Selecting the Right System
• Marketing Valued Products
• Preventing Problems
Coatings*Mortars*Terrazzo
tmurphy@vpmarketingllc.com


AIA Convention


PPG Paints
Because Every Job Matters®

Unsurpassed product line-up, strong spec position and expert service all backed by the world leader in paint and coatings. Available at more than 2,400 locations.


PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.


Seymour Midwest
Coating Application Tools & Supplies

Visit our “Where to Buy” site to find a local paint or tool supplier near you. Click here for a chance to win $500 of Tools & Supplies. 1(844)739-6687 Sales@SeymourMidwest.com


Keim Mineral Coatings
Hide concrete repairs and blemishes

Concretal® Stains are translucent and penetrate forming permanent bonds that will never peel. Finished concrete looks "raw" but is visually equalized.

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2016, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved