Industrial Machinery News

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  • 2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting and Floor Stripping

    2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting and Floor Stripping

    If you know pretty much everything there is to know about your job, then either your job’s so boring that you bitterly regret not trying harder at school, or you’re just about ready to retire! The fact is that in this fast-moving world knowledge is your greatest drawback or competitive…

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  • Tools to refurb and clean hard floors from The Preparation Group

    Tools to refurb and clean hard floors from The Preparation Group

    For the refurbishment and deep restorative cleaning of hard floors, The Preparation Group, specialists in providing solutions for preparation, maintenance and finishing, offers the multi-tasking STG450 and lighter STG400 machines. Both have a wide range of attachments that can be fixed or simply placed under the machine to grind, sand,…

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  • Removing floor coverings with Wolff Strippers 1

    Removing floor coverings with Wolff Strippers

    Selecting the type of floor stripping machine In principle, removing a floor covering is a rather simple job. However, whether this job actually proves to be simple in practice depends on selecting the proper machine for one part and rather essentially the proper tool for the other. The question as…

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    Considerations when choosing a shot blaster

    The Boeing Everett factory in Washington is the largest building in the world. The aeroplane assembling facility requires constant maintenance for optimised production, including the maintenance of its 398,000 metre-squared floor space. To ensure the efficient surface upkeep, contractors at the factory must choose the right equipment. Here, Dave Bigham,…

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  • HTC launching new dust extractor especially designed for floor grinding

    HTC launching new dust extractor especially designed for floor grinding

    The new HTC D60 dust extractor has been especially designed for floor grinding and in particular with HTC DURATIQ™ grinders. Unique and innovative functions such as DURATIQ™ remote connection, automatic filter cleaning and integrated pre-separation produce unbeatable synergic effects in the form of increased productivity and grinding capacity. Automatic filter…

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  • Top tips for tooling success

    In Lake Turkana, Kenya, an archaeological expedition unveiled what was thought to be the world’s oldest stone tools, which date back to over 3.3 million years ago. Today, surface preparation jobs rely on novel tools to achieve specific results. When renting equipment, tool choice is as important as machine selection.…

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  • Modifications that matter

    Modifications that matter

    To support its expansion into European markets, floor preparation specialist National Flooring Equipment has added a new floor stripper to its range. The 5000 Cinq-Mille is modified specifically for European customers and is smaller and lighter than its US counterparts. Despite its modifications, the 5000 Cinq-Mille has all the removal…

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  • Central Flooring Services think outside the box with Power Plane Technology

    Central Flooring Services think outside the box with Power Plane Technology

    Central Flooring Services were awarded a project from Wates to remove more than 100,000 sq ft of old bitumen based flooring from an old distribution warehouse, once the home of BHS, now to house the Royal Mail Sorting Office. They needed to think outside the box on a project this…

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  • Wash-up kitchen floor in the Royal Concert Hall repaired with Solidlux 1

    Wash-up kitchen floor in the Royal Concert Hall repaired with Solidlux

    Amsterdam, just after midnight at the Royal Concert Hall. The last visitors are leaving, the lights in the auditorium and the foyer have been turned off, and the employees are pulling on their coats. Tomorrow morning, the cleaning crew will be waiting outside on the pavement. More than enough time…

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  • Car park lining at the Olympic Stadium by Solidlux 6

    Car park lining at the Olympic Stadium by Solidlux

    Cars are coming and going 24/7 in the parking garage of the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. Here and there, the lines have become invisible which doesn’t make the situation any clearer. Any long term closure of parts of the garage for floor maintenance would be difficult for many drivers to…

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  • Solidlux Floor Maintenance in Freezer Rooms 1

    Solidlux Floor Maintenance in Freezer Rooms

    Very successful tests in the freezer room at -35° Floor maintenance in refrigeration and freezer rooms is a big challenge. Coatings and low temperatures are typically an unfortunate combination as the lower the temperature gets, the longer the drying time is. Usually a space should be temporarily decommissioned, with all…

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  • Reprotec - supporting a greener future

    Reprotec – supporting a greener future

    Leading specialist in surface repair and protection technology, Reprotec Group, is supporting a greener future with a commitment to environmental sustainability that has earned them an industry first achievement. The County Durham-based firm is leading the way in the recycling of waste and last year became the first company in…

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  • Industrial Floor Applicators Wanted

    Industrial Floor Applicators Wanted

    The Coating system for ‘On Site UV Cure’ line marking and coatings will only be supplied through a network of Accredited Applicators. This is a brand of Lowland Coatings International B.V. In order to achieve Accreditation, the management and the individual applicators from the contracting company will be required to…

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  • Concrete tips for flooring success

    Concrete tips for flooring success

    Mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating In 1173, the foundations for the famous Tower of Pisa were laid on ground too soft to properly support its weight. The resulting lean gradually progressed until the survival of the building was so at risk that extensive renovation…

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  • Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

    Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

    HACCP International certification is a globally recognised. Flowfresh also meets the ISO 22196 standard. A Flowfresh coating can be laid to falls. Global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd has secured International HACCP Certification for its Flowfresh range of antimicrobial enhanced polyurethane floors. This certification means that food and beverage…

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  • New Blastrac BMP-4000 Milling Machine 

    New Blastrac BMP-4000 Milling Machine 

    The Blastrac BMP-4000 is a new heavy duty ride-on sawing (shaving) and pavement milling machine ideally suited for large milling and sawing applications, for example road construction and industrial flooring. The BMP-4000 is a multifunctional machine. By changing the hydraulic motor you can easily swap the milling and the sawing…

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  • New Blastrac Triple Disc Grinder BMG-555 

    New Blastrac Triple Disc Grinder BMG-555 

    The new Blastrac BMG-555 triple disc grinder is equipped with a patented planetary grinding system. It has an ergonomic design with a handle locking system for changing its position. The Blastrac BMG-555 has been designed for the middle size grinder market and has some new features not found on other grinders…

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  •  New Blastrac Remote-Controlled Single Disc Grinder BG-250RS 

     New Blastrac Remote-Controlled Single Disc Grinder BG-250RS 

    The Blastrac BG-250RS is a single-head grinding machine especially developed for the professional preparation of concrete floors. The BG-250RS will amaze you with its efficiency! With 250mm working width and a weight of 230kg, it has enough power on the diamond tools to deliver aggressive & perfect results. Already the…

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  • Feet on New Soil - National Flooring Equipment appoints European director

    Feet on New Soil – National Flooring Equipment appoints European director

    To manage an increased demand for its products in Europe, floor removal specialist National Flooring Equipment has appointed Toine van den Heuvel as European director. Van den Heuvel, who has twelve years of experience working in the equipment rental industry, will facilitate National Flooring Equipment’s relationships with rental partners across…

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  • Resin Surfaces promotes Dale Banton to National Sales Manager

    Resin Surfaces promotes Dale Banton to National Sales Manager

    Resin Surfaces Ltd (RSL) has handed the top UK sales job in the firm to a consistently high performing Business Development Manager. Dale Banton, who has been with the specialist manufacturers of resin floor and wall finishes for three years, has taken over as National Sales Manager and will report…

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  • New premises for Preptec with Trade Counter

    New premises for Preptec with Trade Counter

    Preptec Equipment Services started business in 2013 and supply a wide range of surface preparation related products and services to many sectors including the flooring, refurbishment and construction industries. Following a successful first two years the company have recently relocated to new purpose build premises with a showroom and trade…

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    FeRFA Training update

    NVQL6 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING OPERATIONS Following the success of the pilot scheme, we are now seeking suitable candidates for the next intake for the NVQ L6.  The start date for the next programme is 20th and 21st July and FeRFA has been allocated a number of places on this.   There is…

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  • The T-Rex® series for floor stripping is updated

    The T-Rex® series for floor stripping is updated

    HTC launches a new, updated version of its T-Rex Super floor stripping tool. The T-Rex® series was launched in 2003 and consists of five aggressive tools for the removal of everything from thick epoxy coatings to stubborn adhesive residue. A number of enhancements have been made to the series over…

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  • Innovative technology from HTC cools diamond tools

    Innovative technology from HTC cools diamond tools

    HTC launches AirFlow™ – a whole new generation of tool holders The friction created between the surface and diamond tool when grinding concrete, stone and terrazzo floors leads to heat generation which affects quality and performance. If temperatures are too high, there is a risk of so-called glazing and a…

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  • Preptec launch new Floor Stripper

    Preptec launch new Floor Stripper

    Floor preparation equipment supplier Preptec Equipment Services are pleased to launch a new machine into the flooring market. The PTS 230 is a compact floor stripper designed for use in the flooring and construction industry for the removal of bonded materials to floor surfaces. Applications include the removal of vinyl…

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