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CONCRETE GRINDERS, PLANERS AND MOWERS

Ideal for removing mortar, paint, grout, thin adhesives and other soft compounds as well as minor levelling of large concrete floors, Smart Hire's concrete grinders  come in a variety of sizes to cater to a range of needs.

Whether you’re after a hand held concrete vibrator or a larger one for greater speed and efficiency, you’re sure to find what you need here within our extensive range. We also have a concrete mower for hire, which is excellent for both dry and wet operation in well-ventilated or outdoor areas.

Single Head Concrete Grinder (Single Phase)

This small concrete grinder is designed to remove concrete and screed surfaces. Perfect for removing paint, traffic lines, fibreglass surfaces, epoxy and adhesives. Ideal for for precise edge work, and preparing concrete floors for exposed aggregate. Diamond segments for aggressive or fine grinding available for extra cost. For dry operations a vacuum cleaner is recommended.

PDF Guides & Specifications: 
Full Day: 
$195 (diamonds extra)
Week: 
$700 (diamonds extra)
Weekend Special: 
$195 (weekend only)
   
 

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FAQ

Q1.Can you grind concrete?

Yes, many people grind concrete in order to either remove high spots in that have been laid in a slab, soften edges in either sharp or raised concrete, smooth over or remove old adhesives for the purpose of repainting, or simple grind and polish the concrete slab for an aesthetically pleasing finish. The process of concrete grinding is simple and easy, watch one of our instructional videos, or ask one of our staff in-store.

Q2.Is concrete grinding difficult?

No, the process itself of grinding concrete is relatively simple, with any handy DIY individual being up to the job. However, it is important to make sure that you have the right tool for the job, whether that be grinding concrete to expose aggregate, remove old paint, polish the concretes surface, scarify to remove volume or simply to shape and/or edge a corner, being provided with the right machine and the right grinding attachments will make a world of difference.

Q3.How much does it cost to hire/rent a concrete grinder?

The price of a concrete grinder will vary depending upon the price of the machine and the duration over which you rent/hire it. Starting from a small hand-held concrete edger, the price is $130 per day & $500 per week, however, this is only appropriate for small jobs; compare this a single head concrete grinder, which is $195 per day, $700 per week, but is capable of grinding up to 80 square meters. Finally, a large 3-headed planetary concrete grinder is best used for areas above 80m2, and this costs $400 per day and $1500 per week.

Q4.How do I choose which grinding pads I require?

The best and easiest way to determine the required grinding pads is to either look at the linked PDF file titles "concrete blade selection chart" across any concrete grinding product or to watch our linked video on how to choose concrete grinding pads. Failing this, feel free to call in and talk to one of our helpful staff members.

Q5.What tool should I use to smooth concrete?

There are many tools that can be used to smooth concrete, organized by size, the first is a concrete surfacer/ edger, used to edge the sides of a slab, or smooth over rough edges of a protruding slab, secondly is a single head concrete grinder, used to either grind or polish concrete in areas below 8m2. The third tool for smoothing concrete is a large 3-head planetary concrete grinder, which is the industrialized version of the small concrete grinder, appropriate for sizing above 80m2. Finally, if you are looking to remove a large amount of volume, a concrete scarifier is best, which utilizes hardened spinning rods to plain down the concrete in layers.

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Single Head Concrete Grinder (Single Phase)
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Browse our building equipment, tools, machinery at our online tool hire shop to find the best products for your needs. If you have any questions or would like more information on our products and services, don’t hesitate to give us a call. You can come and see us at two convenient locations in Melbourne!

Trading Hours

Mon to Fri: 7am - 5pm 
Sat: 7:30am - 1pm 
Sun: Closed
If you hire on Saturday you get Sunday Free!

Oakleigh

21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744

Carnegie

1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488

 

We service all suburbs including:
Bentleigh, Brighton, Caulfield, Chadstone, Malvern East, Toorak, and many more!
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Date published: 5/6/2019
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