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High Speed vs. Low Speed Floor Machines


High Speed ( > 1000 RPM)

Low Speed (175 RPM)

  • Offset motor is not centered above pad driver
  • Two sets of axles and wheels
  • Non-removable pad driver
  • Motor is centered above pad driver
  • Single set of axles and wheels
  • Removable pad driver
  • Operates in a back and forth motion
  • Operates in a side to side or "swing" motion
  • Single purpose
  • Used to achieve high gloss/shine "wet look" appearance
  • Multi-purpose
  • Can be used for stripping, scrubbing, sanding, carpet bonneting and low speed buffing