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Differences between polished concrete and microcement

In many sources we can find that polished concrete and microcement are historically linked, since microcement is a technical evolution of polished concrete.

The truth is, the only thing they have in common is the final finish, as they are and are worked in different ways.

microcement is a coating that can be applied not only in the earth but also in the walls and above other materials such as tiles , terrazzo , including hob and join other furniture!

This is applied in layers and its final finish can be as little as 5mm.

On the contrary, “ polished concrete “, which, as we have already seen, refers to smooth concrete, is a material that requires a more complex installation.


  • Coating, can be applied on top of a support.
  • Minimum thickness 2-3 mm.
  • Continuous flooring.
  • The final finish can be checked.
  • Wide range of colors.

Polished concrete

  • It is a support as such, it does not apply as a coating.
  • Minimum thickness 5-10 cm.
  • Expansion joints required.
  • Horizontal application only.
  • Heterogeneous and organic finish.
  • Limitations in applying color

How to clean polished concrete?

To maintain the floor in polished concrete in good condition, it is to apply a wet cleaning, which must be carried out using chemicals a neutral pH . As a…

Continuous industrial flooring

The continuous industrial flooring , must satisfy the following minimum features: Abrasion resistance. Resistance to high temperatures. Resistance to the use of chemicals. Don’t break. Must have flame retardant properties….

How to make a continuous flooring?

The first step before the production and installation of the continuous industrial flooring is to know the final use that such flooring will have. Based on the use that the…