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Daily Quiz (12)

True or False: Polished concrete, when properly processed, will meet or exceed the slip-coefficient of friction requirements of ANSI/NFSI.

In concrete polishing, what is the term used to describe the point when the diamond tool has refined the surface to the degree to which it no longer cuts, or cuts very little, under its current weight and variables as defined by the Concrete Polishing Association of America (CPAA)?

True or false: In creating the best appearance on a concrete polished floor, it is more important to achieve a higher specular gloss value than it is to achieve a high distinctness of image value.

True or false: Little or no maintenance is required on a polished concrete floor.

What term is used by the Concrete Polishing Association of America to describe the condition when a diamond tool has refined a concrete surface to the point when it no longer cuts the surface, or cuts very little?

True or false: A high gloss finish on polished concrete is more slip-resistant than a medium gloss or semi-gloss finish.

True or false: Polished concrete flooring is maintenance-free after it has been applied.

What is one difference between polished concrete and terrazzo?

True or false: Gloss level is the main measure of slipperiness in a polished concrete floor.

True or false: Grinding, densifying, honing, and polishing is the typical sequence of surface preparation steps in creating a polished concrete floor.

What is the main difference between diamond-polished concrete and terrazzo?

What makes polished concrete (by dry grinding) a contributor to green building objectives?


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