Can a polished floor be kept in tip-top condition without the need for a complex regime involving scrubbing, recoating and stripping? And are shiny floors even a sought-after commodity in facilities these days? We ask floorcare manufacturers these questions and find out about their simplest solutions for shiny floors.
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The Orbis UHS 1500 from Truvox International is an ultra high speed single-disk burnisher designed for productivity in large areas. Its straight–line operation makes it suitable for locations such as hospitals and shopping centres.
Available in 43 or 50 cm working widths it can operate on a variety of surfaces including wood/parquet,
The B5 and B7 are Tennant’s battery-powered walk-behind burnishers, which the company claims are ultra quiet with propane-like performance.
Features include consistent down pressure and pad speed; low sound level (as low as 63 dBA); standard active dust control with HEPA filtration for optimum indoor air quality; operator ergonomic and
Nilfisk has updated its BU800 battery burnisher with an easier-to-use design for smoother operation.
With its double-pivot pad driver design, the BU800 burnishing pad stays in alignment and allows the pad to follow the floor surface, leaving a more consistent gloss.
Adding to the ease of use is the self-lowering burnishing deck - when the palm
In order to maintain appearance and prolong floor life Ecolab has developed the MAXX2 system of products which are non-CLP classified.
MAXX Isi2, for example, is an all-round floor finisher which contains a new generation of polymers. Its smooth protective film minimises dirt adhesion and enhances floor appearance while also offering resistance
Numatic’s Hurricane range of floor care equipment is designed to perform in the most arduous of conditions. The NuShine is a new addition developed for maximum performance at higher speeds.
NuShine is compact and manoeuvrable, says Numatic, and has complete directional control which makes for a consistently high standard of