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Von Arx - Petrol / Electric Floor Planer / Scaler / Scabbler Hire

Problems with Concrete Floors doesn't always mean breaking out or over-screeding. A Floor Planner or Floor Scabbler or Floor Scaler can be the economical solution for many problem floors. This floor problem solving machine is available powered by 110v electric or Honda petrol. The floor planer/scabbler has a built in dust extraction point for fitting a vacuum unit to reduce airborne dust.

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The Von Arx FR200 Floor Scabbler is the original surface preparation machine, renowned for its unrivalled performance and reliability. Supplied with complete set of beam flails. The heavy duty welded construction ensures guaranteed performance in the toughest working conditions and has a reputation for setting the standards for robustness, ease of operation and maintenance. A variety of drums, interchanged within minutes, can be fitted to the FR200 to achieve a range of different solutions and surface finishes.

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Rate per week (ex.VAT) before discount*:

Petrol floor planer- Code: CG4 - £172.00

Electric  floor planer - Code: CG3 - £172.00

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What you can do with a floor Planner / Scaler /Scabbler Hire

The FR200 Floor Scabbler is a versatile machine with a rotating drum head belt driven from a Honda petrol engine or 110v electric motor. The height of the drum is controlled by a hand operated lever that raises and lowers the back wheels.

The drum contains the cutters that are loose fit on the cutter shafts so as the drum rotates at high speed the cutter work with a flail action against the floor surface. Different types and combinations of cutters can tailor the FR200 for various applications and surface finishes

For less aggressive floor scrubbing and cleaning and clearing up after scabbling please see our Cleaning Division for sweepers, scubbers and vacuums.


As a Floor Planner

Usually fitted with Tungsten Carbide tipped cutters for an aggressive action and long cutter life. 

  • Aggressive hammering action on concrete floors.
  • Breaking up surface laitance to reveal aggregate as a rough non slip texture.
  • Removing imperfections on concrete slabs.
  • Removing cured concrete splashes and spills.
  • Small reductions in concrete levels to reach required tolerances.
  • Deep texturing required for reliable bonding of certain toppings, compounds and finishes.
  • With different cutter to spacer ratios set on the drum, deep grooving patterns can be cut in to concrete slabs.

As a Floor Scabbler / Scaler

Fitted with either Tungsten tipped cutters or hardened steel flails (beam flails). The choice depends on the economy of cutter life compared to the aggressivness of the action required.

  • Braking up soft or brittle surfaces and coatings to leave a resilient surface
  • Removing coatings and surfaces to prepare the floor for re-finishing / painting
  • Removing compacted deposits, such as grease, ice, food waste, excrement.
  • Removing brittle thermoplastic road markings or painted lines.
  • Roughening polished aggregates on asphalt surface to improve skid resistance.
  • Roughening concrete surfaces for a non-slip finish.
  • Removing rust, scale or paint from steel decks.
  • Used in the correct manner with the right cutter settings finishes can similar to a heavy duty shot blasting.

Stripping Floors With TCT Milling Cutters

Milling Cutters are broad cutters with tungsten carbide tips. They are designed to dig in to softer materials and rip out the material.

  • Removing thermoplastic coatings
  • Removing rubberised, floor coatings and finishes
  • Stripping difficult glued Vinyl floor coverings and tiles
  • Removing backing layers and adhesive residues


Power petrol option Petrol 4kW
Power electric option 2.2kW 110v 32amp
Dimensions Length 1100mm, Width 365mm, Height 970mm
Working width 200mm
Closest distance to wall 54mm
Weight Petrol 52kg - Electric 45kg
Dust extraction fitting 28mm or 38mm


NW, Manchester and U.K. availability

Hire is available across the NW North West including: Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire. Hire covering the areas around Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Preston, Leigh, Southport, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn to Chester, Stockport, Salford, St. Helens, Wilmslow, Warrington, Wigan, Trafford, Glossop and Buxton. Postcodes: M, OL, SK, WA, BL, WN, PR, CW, CH & L.

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