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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Products & Practice Spotlight: Innovation in Vertical Concrete Polishing
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 62-64
Keywords: machine, cast-in-place, wall, column
Abstract:Faena House, an 18-story condominium complex in Miami Beach, FL, comprises 40,000 ft2 (3700 m2) of polished, cast-in-place structural concrete walls. Until now, large areas of vertical concrete walls were typically polished as plant-cast and site-cast precast concrete pieces before they were erected. For this project, however, an inventor designed and built automated machines capable of grinding and polishing of vertical surfaces.
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