Category Archives: Concrete Grinders and Scarifiers

Machines that grind concrete surfaces.

EDCO 50100 Dual-Disc Electric Floor Grinder 1.5 Horsepower – Review

The EDCO 50100 series Dual-Disc Floor Grinder has  a 22″ working width and will grind about 400-500 square feet of concrete surface area per hour at  a setting of 1/32″ . This model is a single phase electric grinder and comes with two multi-accessory discs, which accept Dyma Serts, Strip-Serts and all other grinding accessories. The EDCO  50100 series grinder features a 1.5  hp, 115/230 volt electric motor.   It also comes equiped with a 2″ vacuum port for pulling away ground material and a  water port for introducing water onto the grinding surface.  Counter rotating discs help to prevent the grinder from wandering side to side.  This gives the grinder operator more control and the ability to be more precise with the machine.. This is a large 19/9.5 Amp grinder and is ideally suited for production grinding and floor cleaning both large and small surface areas.  Some examples of where you would use this machine would be airports, warehouses, factories, parking decks, manufacturing facilities, malls and sports arenas.

The EDCO 50100 dual disc grinder runs about $4,000 – $5,000 retail. You can earn around $50 – $70 per hour using it. You would need to have a trailer to transport it to each job site. Normally, you would combine this machine and some other machines to create a more diversified business that dealt primarily with concrete such as grinding, polishing, acid staining, thinset applications, etc..  EDCO is a respected name in the concrete finishing business and stands behind its machines.  They have been manufacturing grinding machines for over 50 years.

The uses of this grinder are as follows –

  • Light grinding.
  • Cleaning of concrete surfaces.
  • Leveling uneven joints like on sidewalks.
  • Removing tile mastic or glues .
  • Removing Thin sets, epoxies and urethanes.
  • Leveling high spots.
  • Lightly texturing slippery concrete surfaces.

The specifications on this machine are as follows –

  • Single phase electric grinder
  • Has a speed of 231 RPMs
  • Levels uneven joints
  • Counter-rotating discs prevent machine from pulling side to side
  • Used for light grinding or cleaning of concrete surfaces

The video below shows an overview of the EDCO dual disc concrete grinders. Also, check our online store at the top right for some great deals on these cool machines.

Husqvarna 2HP Electric Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S – Review

Husqvarna 2HP Electric Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S with 6 mm Tungsten Carbide Cutter

Product Description

The Husqvarna Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S with 6 mm Tungsten Carbide Cutter is an excellent choice for grinding, scarifying or texturing large or small concrete, cement or asphalt areas. It is a flexible machine and can be used in both commercial and non commercial applications. It is excellent for traffic line removal. You just need to have an electric power source. This machine can be ordered complete with assembled drum and cutters installed. It has a sturdy steel frame and a 7 and 3/4” wide cutting path which reduces the number of passes that you need to make when scarifying, grinding or texturing large surface areas. The depth control adjustment wheel is very easy to use and has limitless settings. The wheel includes a locking device for extra safety. Another valuable feature is the automatic reset to the preset cutting depth. Tht handle is retractable for easy transportation. The Husavarna Mini Planer has a rugged premium poly V-belt drive which powers the drive shaft. Also, a 1 and 1/2” diameter vacuum port allows a dust collection device such as a shop vac to be attached. Your purchase will include the Husqvarna Mini-Planer CG 200S with complete head assembly installed. -Motor: 2 HP Electric. -Cutting Head Width: 7-3/4”.purposes; also for traffic line removal. -Unit can be ordered complete with assembled drum and cutters. -Sturdy steel frame with 7-3/4” (197mm) wide cutting path which minimizes the number of passes needed when scarifying or texturing large surface areas. -Depth control adjustment wheel is easy to use with limitless settings (wheel includes locking device). -Automatic reset to the preset cutting depth. -Adjustable cutting head height control and retractable handle for easy transportation. -Premium poly V-belt drives power to the drive shaft. -1-1/2” diameter vacuum port allows a dust collection device to be attached. -Includes Mini-Planer with complete head assembly installed.

Husqvarna 5.5HP Gas Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S – Review

Husqvarna 5.5HP Gas Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S

Product Description

965152804 The Husqvarna Gas Mini Planer Concrete Scarifier CG 200S (drum type) is an excellent choice for scarifying, grinding or texturing large and small areas in both residential and commercial applications. The little machine is also excellent for the removal of traffic lines. The Husqvarna CG 200S can be ordered complete with assembled drum and cutters. The scarifier has a sturdy steel frame and features a 7 3/4”wide cutting path which minimizes the number of passes needed when scarifying or texturing large concrete or asphalt areas. The Depth control adjustment wheel is easy to use with limitless settings. A wheel locking device is included. -Automatic reset to the preset cutting depth. -Adjustable cutting head height control and retractable handle for easy transportation. -Premium poly V-belt drives power to the drive shaft. -1-1/2” diameter vacuum port allows a dust collection device to be attached. -Motor: 5.5HP Gas. -Cutting Head Width: 7-3/4”.

MK-SG-5 Scarifier with 12 Point Steel Blunt Tooth Drum – Review

MK Diamond 165277 SG-5 Electric Scarifier with 6 Point Carbide Drum

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Product Description

165277 Features: -Scarifier with 6 Point Carbide Drum MK-SG-5. -Designed for scarifying, roughening, planing, leveling, smoothing or creating grooves in concrete surfaces. -Can be used to remove paint or coatings and to clean and prepare concrete surfaces prior to coating, re-coating and floor covering installation. -Rugged sand casting and heavy gauge steel construction. -Precision adjustable depth control. -Engage or disengage lever allows operator to raise and lower the cutter drum without changing depth setting. -Quick-change drum. -Depending on cutting wheel style, production rate varies from 350 to 500 square feet per hour for a 1/8-inch removal depth. Specifications: -Item # 165277. -Engine/Motor: Baldor (Electric). -Power: 5 HP, 230V, Single Phase. -Drum Dimensions: 6” x 8”. -Dimensions: 23” L x 20” W x 43” H. -Weight: 10 lbs.

Product Details

  • Designed to leave a clean, textured or rough finish on any type of concrete or asphalt surface
  • Unique engage/disengage lever allows the operator to raise and lower the drum without losing the depth setting
  • Drums available to provide cleaning, texturing, leveling, grooving and paint removal
  • Drums are interchangeable and provide for fast and easy changeover