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The Pallmann Cobra Belt Sanders

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The Pallmann Cobra Belt Sanders

The belt sanders in this blog are the Pallmann Cobra Classic belt sanders and the Pallmann Cobra 09 belt sanders. Before we get into the difference between the 2 machines that we offer here at ultimate floor care let’s hear more about the belt sander in general and what its main purpose is. These are traditional continuous belt sanders using a 200mm x 750mm sanding belt, they both have the unique Pallmann single drive system which means they are quicker to set up and sand closer to skirtings on the left-hand side. The Cobra 09 also features more ergonomic controls...

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The Pallmann Spider floor finishing machine

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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...

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

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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...

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Cleaning and Maintaining your Wooden floor with Pallmann Products

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Cleaning and Maintaining your Wooden floor with Pallmann Products

When it comes to sanding and finishing a wooden floor, it doesn't stop after the finish is applied. Whether you use lacquer or oil, it is all about educating clients on how to care for and maintain their floor to ensure it lives a long life, protects the floor, and looks as impressive as it was when it was new.  Here is a breakdown of the products that are available for aftercare and general cleaning and will cover:  Products for a lacquered wood floor. Products for an oiled wood floor. Links to our complete Care and Maintenance guides. So, without...

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

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How to create an eco-friendly matt finish on your floor

With today's focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly products, its good to have an awareness of the waterborne finishes that are available. We come to you today with a product that ensures the best possible air quality coming from your Wooden floor. The simple fact of having a wooden floor increases the air quality in a home. Where this can be increased is the finish that is applied to the wooden floor. With clients not fully aware of the VOC and other emissions that are released into the air from a floor here is some information to give an understanding...

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