Floor Sanders

Floor Sanders

Floor sanders are used to sand back a variety of materials, including particleboard, timber, cork and sometimes parquet.

Floor sanders are typically used after a floor covering, such as a carpet, vinyl or lino (linoleum) has been removed and the floor is to be prepared to apply a floor sealer

Floor Sanders are available as low speed and high speed (approximately 190-350 RPM), which is a lower RPM compared to Polishers and Burnishers (typically up to 75 RPM for regular speed polishers and over 1,000 RPM for ultra high speed polishers). Sanders produce large amounts of dust when sanding back flooring, which is captured for disposal in the attached collection bag (or closure-dust bag).

Floor Sanders have a range of accessories and consumables, including:

 

Health Considerations

When operating a floor sander, proper health considerations should be made, ensureing the correct personal protective equipment is worn.