9 march 2024
Talk on “Polished Concrete: State of the Art from Europe to Asia”

Talk on “Polished Concrete: State of the Art from Europe to Asia”

Presented by Cemseal Industries Sdn. Bhd.

In conjunction with the 51st Annual General Meeting of the IEM (Southern Branch)


Date                 : Saturday, 9 March 2024

Time                   : 8.30 a.m. (Registration starts at 8.00 a.m.)

Venue                : Grand Paragon Hotel Johor Bahru

Speaker             : Mr. Johannes Peeters, Deco Crete



An introduction into the chemistry behind polished concrete floors will be given, as well as the mechanical treatment to polish concrete using various abrasives and machines. The various classes of concrete polishing according to American Standards as well as gloss levels. This seminar will go into detail how to get the highest level of polishing and protection of concrete floors. A comparison will also be made between polished concrete and other protection methods like PU and epoxy. This seminar will also elaborate on differences between polished concrete in Europe and Asia, and explain the aspects of circular construction, which is a hot topic in countries like the Netherlands.



Tentative Programme

8.00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.


8.30 a.m. – 8.35 a.m.

Welcome Speech by IEM (SB) Organising Committee

8.35 a.m. – 8.45 a.m.

Introduction by Cemseal Group


8.45 a.m. – 9.45 a.m.

-       Basics Polished Concrete / Polished Concrete versus Epoxy or PU/ Circular Construction

-       SHEELD Permanent Flooring Solution

9.45 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.

Polished Concrete: Differences Between Europa and South East Asia

10.45 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

Questions and Answers Session


11.00 a.m.

End of Talk & Refreshment

(The 51st AGM of IEM (Southern Branch) will commence after the presentation)


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