As exposed concrete gains popularity for both floors and countertops, polishing equipment for finishing and maintenance is becoming essential gear. The mechanical component is dictated by the type of work you will be doing—walk-behind polishers for floors or hand-held polishers for detail work like small spaces and countertops.

Just as important as the polisher is choosing the right pads for the job. Each pad is designed for a specific purpose, and choosing them carefully can make the difference between an efficient, professional job and an expensive mess.

Perfect Performance Tools

Regardless of the level of finish you want, the polishing involves a series of passes to get to the degree of smoothness the job calls for. First, a coarse pad removes scratches and irregularities for a smooth level surface. Then a series of finer grits brings the surface to increasingly higher levels of polish.

Husqvarna Redi Lock floor grinding and polishing tools come in nine different color-coded combinations to be able to easily identify the correct level of performance on different applications. They’re designed for proper bond, grit and segment size for a wide range of surface types.

Dry Polish Pads for Floors

Husqvarna P 1200 pads offer premium quality floor polishing, delivering exceptional gloss and clarity when used for dry polishing of concrete, terrazzo and some natural stones. They’re designed to reach a maximum gloss in fewer steps, saving time and providing a better end result. Their 6.5 mm diamond height and a lower wear-out rate offer superior performance and durability. Husqvarna P 1200 pads attach with a simple Velcro system and come in grit options from 50 to 3000.

Wet Polishers for Countertops and Details

For countertop and other detail work, you’ll want a variable speed hand-held wet concrete polisher with a built-in water feed and GFCI shutoff. Just as with floor polishing, you’ll work with multiple pads of increasingly fine grit. If installing a concrete countertop is in your future, ConcreteNetwork.com has a series of articles and videos that will take you through the process, from fabrication to finishing.

Surface Finishing Professionals

However you cut it, grinding and polishing equipment and tools from Ace Cutting Equipment are your choice for top-quality surface finishing. They’re perfect for a wide range of applications, from heavy-duty grinding to high-fashion polished floors. Our people know how to match surface prep products to your project’s needs. We have over 100 years’ combined work experience at your service to help in choosing the right tools for your job. Give us a call at (888) 283-2597 or email steve@acecutting.com and we will gladly help with any questions you may have.

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