How to Effectively Use 3M Diamond Floor Pads

1. The Scotch-Brite™ Sienna Diamond Floor Pad is a premium quality floor maintenance pad, made of high quality synthetic fibre, with abrasive particles, including high quality synthetic diamonds, bonded with a durable resin to the non-woven pad.
(Special Feature: The non-printed dark, bottom side of pad is the work surface.)

In Innovations, 3M, Resources

1. The Scotch-Brite™ Sienna Diamond Floor Pad is a premium quality floor maintenance pad, made of high quality synthetic fibre, with abrasive particles, including high quality synthetic diamonds, bonded with a durable resin to the non-woven pad.
(Special Feature: The non-printed dark, bottom side of pad is the work surface.)

Description:
The Scotch-Brite Sienna Diamond Floor Pad Plus is a premium quality floor maintenance pad, made of high quality synthetic fibre, in an open textured non-woven construction. Abrasive particles, including high quality synthetic diamonds, are bonded with a durable adhesive to the non woven structure.
Each floor pad has a pre-cut centre hole.

Special Features:
• Active side is the sienna coloured dark side which includes synthetic diamonds to prepare for shining floors with the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus.
• Coarse fibre for cleaning and enhancing the surface conditioning action onto floor surface.
• Open and flexible web to collect soil for floors and allow an easy washing after use
• Durable pad at work.

This floor pad should be used to prepare the floor before using Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus when the floor is in bad initial conditions.

The Scotch-Brite Sienna Plus floor pad cleans and conditions the floor in routine wet cleaning with Scrubber Dryer machines, or low speed rotary floor machine in combination with any detergent cleaner.

Directions for Use with Scrubber Dryer machines (large areas maintenance):
1. Install under the machine pad holder, sienna coloured side against floor.
2. Wet scrub the area using detergent solution. 7 days are re-commended in daily use.
3. Remove pad and wash it every day.
Directions for Use for Single Rotary floor machines (medium & small areas):
1. Install under the machine pad holder, sienna coloured side against floor.
2. Dust mop or sweep the area.
3. Wet scrub the area using detergent solution. 8 passes are re-commended.
4. Pick up dirty solution with vacuum cleaner
5. Remove pad and wash it

Maintenance of pad:
1. Remove pad from machine after each use
2. Scrub with a soft nylon brush under tap water or spray hose both sides or machine wash at 40°C max.
3. Hang up for drying. Do not use wet.
Note: machine washed floor pads may shrink about 20 mm after first washing cycle.

Performance Advantages:
Condition the floor by reducing the roughness of marble stone floors, in one step.
Durability: typically 20 000 sq. m under Scrubber Dryer machines, when properly maintained.

2. The Scotch-Brite™ Purple Diamond Floor Pad

Special Features:
• Active side is the dark purple side which includes synthetic diamonds, for simultaneously clean and buff flooring.
• Fine / Medium size fibre for detailed cleaning and enabling fast polishing action on floors.
• Open and flexible web to collect soil for floors and allow an easy washing after use.
• Durable pad at work.

Clean and develop floor shine by use of the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus in routine wet cleaning with auto-scrubbing machines, or low speed rotary floor machine in combination with any detergent cleaner (or simply water).
Increase from medium shine to high shine by using the pad in dry conditions at low or high speed (150 to 400 max).

Directions for Use with Auto-scrubbing machines (large areas maintenance):

If the floor is damaged, it is recommended to first use the Scotch-Brite Sienna Diamond Floor Pad Plus to wet clean and condition the floor, typically during 7 days.

The Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus is used as below:
4. Install under the machine pad holder, dark purple side against floor.
5. Daily wet clean and buff the area using neutral detergent solution in the machine tank.
6. After some days of daily cleaning, typically 7 days, the shine has raised to optimum. Upon initial implementation an extra 7 days period with “purple” might be required to obtain the optimum shine.
7. Daily wet maintain with the a Green Floor Pad and a neutral detergent in the machine tank.
8. When the shine starts to decrease because of traffic, use again the Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus as per phases 1 to 3.

Directions for Use for Single Rotary floor machines (medium & small areas):
If the floor is damaged, it is re-commended to first use the Scotch-Brite Sienna Diamond Floor Pad Plus to wet clean and condition the floor, typically 8 passes.

.

.

.

.

.

The Scotch-Brite Purple Diamond Floor Pad Plus is used as below:

1. Dust mop or sweep the area
2. Install under the machine pad holder, dark purple side against floor
3. Wet clean and buff the area using detergent solution, typically 12 passes.
4. Pick up dirty solution with vacuum cleaner.
5. Rinse with clear water and let dry before re-opening to traffic.
6. Remove pad and wash it
7. A high shine is already obtained, but, if a higher shine is desired, go through the following additional steps.
8. Let the floor dry and install a dry pad under the low, or high speed machine holder.
9. Buff the dry floor till desired shine is obtained (typically 4 passes).
10. Again, rinse with clear water and let dry before re-opening to traffic.
11. Maintain floor with Scotch-Brite Orange/White or 3M Brush& Mop in wet cleaning with a neutral floor detergent.

Maintenance of pad:
1. Remove pad from machine after each use.
2. Scrub with a soft nylon brush under tap water or spray hose both sides or machine wash at 40°C max.
3. Hang up for drying.

Note: machine washed floor pads may shrink about 20 mm after first washing cycle.

 

If you need more information, call us on 020 7700 3322 or email sales@janitorialexpress.co.uk or follow the link 3M Diamond Pads