Industrial & Commercial Floor Cleaning Machines & Parts

Floor Scrubber Brushes - What Material Should I Choose?

Posted on May 18 2016

Many people and cleaning professionals know how to make great use of their automatic floor scrubbers. But while they can effectively utilize the machine, they often struggle with which floor scrubber brush to use when the time comes to replace it. With so many choices the task can be a bit daunting at first glance. Different brushes mean different uses for different machines and tasks. That’s why we’ve compiled a list below to help you with the process.

1. Union Mix:

Medium grade natural fibers for polishing finished floors with standard-speed equipment.  Recommended for use in place of white pads.

2. ProLite:

Bristles are made from light-duty polypropylene for general scrubbing when you do not want to scratch or remove finish from the floor. Recommended for use in place of red pads.

3. Prolene:

Polypropylene material for medium-duty scrubbing on concrete, terrazzo and vinyl floor tile.  Recommended for use in place of green or blue pads.

4. Magna Grit:

For extreme heavy-duty scrubbing or stripping of floors. This brush has extra large diameter silicon carbide grit impregnated synthetic bristles. Recommended for use in place of black pads.

5. Dyna Grit:

For aggressive, heavy-duty scrubbing or stripping of floors. Recommended for use in place of brown pads.

6. MidLite Grit:

For general purpose scrubbing of sealed or unsealed concrete, stone, terrazzo, quarry tile and other resilient hard floor surfaces. Recommended for use in place of green or blue pads.

7. MidGrit:

For general purpose scrubbing when you need a lighter action for sealed or unsealed concrete, stone, terrazzo, quarry tile and other resilient hard floor surfaces. Recommended for use in place of green or blue pads.

8. AgLite Grit:

For light scrubbing when used wet; buffing or polishing when used dry on urethane coated, sealed concrete or other resilient hard surface floors. Recommended for use in place of red or white pads.

9. Short Trim Pad Holder:

Made with a structural foam block and center ring for correct pad centering. It has a “shower feed” design for getting solution to the floor.

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