Float finish

float finish

[′flōt ‚fin·ish]
(civil engineering)
A rough concrete finish, obtained by using a wooden float for finishing.

Float finish

A rather rough concrete finish, obtained by finishing with a wooden float.

float finish

A rather rough concrete or mortar surface texture obtained by finishing with a float; rougher than a trowel finish.
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Supply and implementation of a monolayer sprayed plaster with a fine float finish.
* Float finish. Using the float as a finish produces a slightly rough surface that provides adequate traction.
When combined with the bordered segment approach described for a float finish, it creates an attractive appearance (Figure 23-1).
* Float finishes. Wood floats (flat boards) are used to level the concrete; they can also be finishing tools.
The facility should be of in situ construction and float finished with ducting installed for possible future floodlighting.