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.