Marcrist Concrete Floor Shaving Methods 

The Basic Component of the Bluegrass Floor Shaving System


  • Self-propelled, electric-powered, walk-behind machine
  • Weight: 330 lbs
  • Shaving drum 250mm in diameter, fitted with 100 interlocking diamond-impregnated blades
  • Vacuum port for dust-free operation
  • Consumes 16 amps of 480 volt 3 phase power
  • Forward and reverse motion
  • Manual rotary wheel depth control with electric readout
  • Variable speed control



  • Shaves from 1mm-10mm in a single pass
  • 128 sq. ft. per hour shaved at 3.0mm depth
  • Achieves smoother surface than other concrete shaving methods, making final release survey more reliable
  • Removes embedded metal as well as concrete
  • Shaves 5 times faster and produces 50% less volume of waste than other methods
  • Blade life of 20,000 sq. ft. at 3.0mm or 156 hours of use
  • Minimal vibration
  • Achieves ALARA exposure


Safety and Training:

  • No specific regulatory permits required
  • Site specific, normal radiation protection and worker safety procedures apply

These specialized capabilities make Bluegrass the preferred floor shaving contractor for decontamination jobs.

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