WHY BRUSHED CONCRETE?
Brushed concrete is used as a hard wearing surface on external yards, a Brushed Concrete floor produces high slip resistance allowing water to drain to the falls that have been created. This type of finish is usually seen to service yards or large industrial parks, and is usually installed with a troweled margin to the perimeter of the slab.
Brushed Concrete Floor Finishes are suitable for areas trafficked by either vehicular or foot traffic and also suitable for various types of mechanical handling plant.
The finish is obtained by pulling a brush over the surface of the newly laid concrete floor after the surface has been levelled and begins to harden slightly. A brushed finish is obtained by pulling a brush over the surface of the fresh concrete, after the surface has been levelled and allowed to harden slightly. The type of finish obtained will depend upon the coarseness of the brush bristles and the length and shape of the tufts.
Drying times range between 24 hours for foot traffic and 96 hours for light traffic depending on the mix designs used.