Exposed Aggregate, Polished Garage by Paul Rogers Group

Paul Rogers out of Michigan just did a gorgeous exposed aggregate polish on this garage floor. See how well it turned out and the machines, tooling and chemicals he used below…

Machines Used:
The Process:
  1. 40 grit HTC metal bond (with adapter plates)
  2. 80 grit HTC metal bond
  3. 150 grit HTC metal bond (for applying GM3000)
  4. 100 grit Husqvarna transitional copper bond
  5. Ameripolish 3DHS densifier
  6. 200 grit Husqvarna transitional copper bond
  7. 400 grit resin
  8. 800 grit resin
  9. 1500 grit resin

For more information on how to properly polish with Husqvarna tooling, check out this infographic. If you have any additional questions about these products or the process, please let us know. You can contact us here.

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Concrete Polishing Solutions Diamond Tooling Guide

Runyon Surface Prep is an authorized distributor for CPS (Concrete Polishing Solutions), offering floor grinders and diamond tooling for a variety of floor surfaces. CPS researches new equipment, diamond tooling, chemicals and more for use in the polished concrete industry. For more than a decade, the company has been committed to developing the tools contractors need to complete every flooring project successfully.

CPS Diamond Tooling Guide

To help in choosing the correct CPS diamond tooling for a number of grinding or polishing jobs, we’ve put together a one-page, full-color CPS Diamond Tooling Guide outlining seven of the most common removal and polish jobs, the right tooling, recommended machine speeds for each job and the average production per hour that contractors can expect.

Attributes of CPS Diamond Tooling

CPS Black Series (first 3 tasks): Black series metal bonded tooling is a traditional trapezoid-type tool that is soft bond. Life expectancy is an average of 8,000 to 10,000 square feet. Available in 6,16, 30/40, 60/80 and 150 grits.

CPS MACH Series (task #4): The CPS MACH series tooling cuts like resins and wear like metals. They don’t glaze up on hard concrete and can replace metals on 90 percent of floors. They are built tough, with an 8,000 square foot life span, increasing production over 100% as compared to dry metal bonds on hard concrete. MACH tools need no water, taking on hard concrete and grinding down to exposed aggregate if needed.

CPS Sektors (last 3 tasks): CPS Sektors are one-size-fits-all tooling that works equally well on soft, hard or medium floor surfaces. Sektors combine reduced labor costs with excellent tooling life to create the lowest cost per foot dry polishing system on the market.