Which Floor Pad Is Right For You? Quick Guide on Choosing The Right Floor Pad

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Choosing the right floor pad saves you time and money. Using the wrong floor pad could result in permanent surface scarring and costly repairs. Below are some basics on the best floor pad for the right application.

Industry Standard Pad Colors

Industry standards in floor pad color have been established to differentiate the pad for the appropriate use and provide the best results. While a manufacturer may use their own color codes to a specific task, the general rule of thumb is the darker the color of the pad, the coarser the pad is.

 

Conventional Floor Pads

Floor Pads

Description

White

A non-aggressive pad for polishing a clean dry floor.

Red

A conventional multi-purpose pad for wet and dry buffing and daily cleaning.

Blue

Moderate scrubbing pad for scrub and recoat applications or light wet spray cleaning of floors prior to burnishing and polishing.

Brown

Heavy-duty, deep scrubbing pad is ideal for scrub and recoat applications. Removes worn or damaged floor finish.

Green

Slightly less aggressive wet stripping pad. Quickly cuts through old finish, dirt and buildup. High resiliency helps to conform to uneven floors.

Black

Aggressive, heavy-duty pad for wet stripping performance. Quickly cuts through old finish, dirt and build-up. High resilience helps to conform to uneven floors.

High Performance Stripping Floor Pads

Floor Pads

Description

Safire 66

Highly abrasive and tear resistant for maximum stripping power. Quickly cuts through old finish, dirt and build-up. Durable and tough for increased efficiency.

Emerald II

Aggressive, heavy-duty pad for maximum wet stripping performance. Quickly cuts through old finish, dirt and build-up.

 

Burnishing Pads

Floor Pads

Description

Blue Ice

Soft pad for a deep and lasting shine. Soft binders with fine synthetic fiber create a “super soft” pad for dry burnishing. Use where burnishing is required on a frequent basis for more time between coatings.

Jackaroo Lite

This exceptional floor pad effectively combines natural hair and fiber in a new, advanced way, bringing out the gloss on softer, more buffable floor finishes quickly and easily. It is the ultimate UHS tool.

Jackaroo Natural

A blend of synthetic fibers and natural hair. Pad lasts longer with the added benefit of the lubricating effect of a hair pad and rubberized binder.

Buckaroo

A natural hair burnishing pad with binder that is hard and aggressive. Ideal for electric and battery powered machines up to 3,000 RPM.

 


 

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Written By: AML Staff