News — Floor Sanding Training

The Pallmann Spider floor finishing machine

Posted by Terry Guilford on

The Pallmann Spider floor finishing machine

Let's introduce you to the Pallmann Spider floor sanding machine. It was built and designed to revolutionise floor sanding, a machine that can function as a rotary, planetary, and random orbital machine. It has variable speed, the ability to take additional weights, and three Velcro pad systems for the planetary heads that give a vast range of options to maximise its potential in any given situation. It is able to sand very close to skirting boards cutting down the edging required, and it comes with a dust skirt and lighting system that makes it very dust efficient and the most...

Read more →

What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

Posted by Cameron Flannagan on

What can I use to cover my wooden floor after it has been finished?

Once you have sanded and finished a wooden floor with either lacquer or oil, there are some cases where other trades may need to come in to complete other works or repairs. Usually, we like to put in place the idea that the floor sander/finisher should be the last trade-in to finish if a property is being renovated. Giving you a whole floor to work with after any other work that is needed is completed. This stops any other trades that may not understand that once you get to a certain point in the sanding and sealing process that no...

Read more →

What Fillers can I use for wooden floors?

Posted by Cameron Flannagan on

What Fillers can I use for wooden floors?

There are many reasons and advantages to using fillers on wooden floors, other than the visual effect from the client’s perspective that can make a great difference. Its primary use is to stop products that are being applied to the floor from getting in between boards to reduce losing product and avoid future issues like side bonding.  In the case of Pallmann Magic oil and Magic Oil Ergo, side bonding will not occur but the product only cures when it is thin and in contact with air, so if the filler is not used, it remains liquid which can cause other...

Read more →

Machine Maintenance and Cleaning - Keeping your Machine in Top Shape

Posted by Cameron Flannagan on

Machine Maintenance and Cleaning - Keeping your Machine in Top Shape

Regular maintenance and cleaning of your machines is essential for any business. It is shown from many of the machines we have coming in for their regular service or repair that this seems to be the main reason for them not performing to their true potential. The Pallmann range of floor sanding machinery are well-engineered machines. But like all machines, if they are kept clean, maintained, and looked after they will look after you. Here is a guide to the regular cleaning of your machines and what to look out for. Please be mindful that not all maintenance on these...

Read more →

Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

Posted by Cameron Flannagan on

Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold: What, Where and How!

  The Pallmann Pall- X 98 Gold is a water-based two component wood floor lacquer, for heavy wear wood flooring. In this blog, we explore what goes into the product, the careful steps that are taken by the manufacturers to make the product, and the process to take when using these finishes and equipment.     When to use Pall-X 98 Let’s start with what it is and where it can be used. Over the years Pallmann has worked tirelessly to perfect and develop its floor finishes. Pallmann 98 gold was created for the commercial market for use in hard-wearing areas like schools,...

Read more →