Grinding of concrete flooring is one of the most environmentally
friendly preparation methods. Grinders are used along side shotblasting
for edging along walls and equipment. In the last decades the improvements
in terrazzo grinders have allowed for the use of large walk behind grinders for
concrete preparation in addition removal of coatings and sealers.
Depending on diamond sizes it can produce a very smooth uniform appearance.
It is even possible to produce an almost marble or terrazzo-like appearance by
using successively finer and finer abrasives to polish concrete.
The hand grinding equipment works of standard grinder most
commonly 7" models specially adapted with dust shrouds allowing them to be
connected to dust recovery vacs. The walk behind grinders typically use
several counter rotating blades and larger pulse vacuum systems.
Diamond grinding is much slower than
Consumption of diamond blades and abrasives can
be costly especially when removing thick coating or smoothing out rough
Diamond grinding may require re-cutting of
expansion joints or grinding out inside cracks.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan 49548
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reserved by Vanguard Concrete Coating of Grand Rapids, MI. For residential epoxy
coating of floors our service area includes the West Michigan cities of Grand
Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Zeeland, Grand Haven, Kalamazoo, and Portage and
small cites in-between. For industrial & commercial floors we service a larger
area including the greater Detroit & Ann Arbor area, Northern Michigan
(including Traverse City, Cadillac, Big Rapids, Petoskey, Charlevoix, Grayling
and Gaylord) Southwest Michigan (including St Joseph, Benton Harbor, South
Haven,) Central Michigan (Including, Marshall, Battle Creek, Jackson, Lansing,
Charlotte, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Saint John’s, Ithaca, Owosso, and Mount
Pleasant) MI Thumb Area (including Flint, Saginaw, Lapeer, Bay City, and
Midland) as well as Northern Indiana.
Grand Rapids, Michigan