Floor Scrubber Terms – Disk, Cylindrical, Traction, Brush

What is a cylindrical floor scrubber?

A cylindrical floor scrubber has cylindrical brushes that are cylinder shaped. They roll on the floor to scrub and wash, then pick up debris.

What is a disk floor scrubber?

Disk (round) shaped brushes that rotate on the floor in a circular motion, then pick up debris.

What is a traction drive floor scrubber?

A traction drive floor scrubber has electric motors that propel the scrubber forward and backward.

What is a brush driven floor scrubber?

A brush driven floor scrubber has two disks (round) shaped brushes that rotate in opposite directions and propels the scrubber forward.

Should I use scrubbing pads or brushes?

Scrubbing pads should be used on smooth surfaces. Scrubbing brushes should be used on uneven surfaces, like grout.


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