Tools & Equipment

The right tools and equipment can be the winning combination for a successful project.

30-inch Lavina Grinders
Offer Flexibility on the Job

When it comes to grinders, 30 inches rule. “Thirty-inch grinders are the highest-producing, most versatile grinders that you can buy,” says Garrett Lassiter, owner of Flagship Commercial Flooring in Lubbock, Texas. “You can take them with you on nearly any job and accomplish your goals with a high production rate.” […]

Ultra-Trak in use applying sealer to concrete

Simple and flexible
Machine’s ease of operation key to large grind-and-seal job’s success

For such a simple piece of equipment, Fas-Trak Industries Inc.’s Ultra-Trak offers users a lot of flexibility when it comes to applying densifiers and sealers, says Dan Baird, president of Floor Tech Solutions Inc. The automated application system can apply concrete chemicals at a rate of up to 25,000 square […]

A Terrco grinding machine

Reliable and Robust
This Terrco Concrete Grinder
Keeps on Going

Sometimes two heads are better than four, especially when you’re dealing with concrete polishing jobs under 5,000 square feet. For grinding that involves spaces from residential basements and garages to small commercial offices and bathrooms, the two-headed Terrco Concrete Grinder 701-S is top of the list for many seasoned contractors. […]

Extech's Rugged & Waterproof pH Meter Tackles Water Quality Testing

ExStik™ pH Tester for Concrete

Whether you’re evaluating a prospective client’s existing concrete for estimating purposes or you’re in the process of neutralizing a surface in preparation for resurfacing, Extech’s pH tester ExStik pH100 (aka the ExStik) is a fabulous tool for identifying problem areas. The “ExStik” can be calibrated to 4, 7 or and […]

Artisan’s Invention Opens Possibilities for Bigger and Better Pieces

Before concrete artisan Josh Thiel of Thiel Studios in West Palm Beach, Florida, changed his career path, he was a mechanical engineer. From building combat robots for television and designing Power Wheels with Fisher-Price, he had one intriguing project after another. One that serendipitously prepared him for future concrete endeavors […]

Wide Array of Products at World of Concrete Offers Solid Solutions and Creative Courses

The 45th edition of the World of Concrete bustled with nearly 54,000 registrants packing the halls and spilling over into the outside exhibit areas at the Las Vegas Convention Center Feb. 4-7. The annual expo succeeded in being a very strong event for the concrete and masonry industries, featuring 1,310 […]