How To Remove Epoxy

Concrete Grinding Sydney (Dust-Free) If you have just installed Epoxy Flooring in your home a great project can be ruined with a smear of epoxy on a concrete surface that it was not meant to be on.

Learn how to Remove Epoxy From Concrete with our handy guide.
How To Remove Epoxy Sydney

An Overview Of How To Remove Epoxy

Anytime you work with epoxy, there is the potential for some type of accident – even with the most cautious users and professional epoxy floor installers. If you should get epoxy on a concrete surface, don’t worry. You can bring back that concrete surface back quickly if you use the right products and have the know-how

How To Remove Epoxy Glue From Concrete Step By Step

Tools/Products You Will Need:

Hand Held Concrete Grinder
Walk Behind Concrete Grinder
Corner Grinding Tool
Dust Extractor M CLASS
Power Cables
Turbo Diamonds For Your Walk Behind Concrete Grinder
PCD Diamonds For Your Walk Behind Concrete Grinder
#16 Grit Diamonds For Your Hand Concrete Grinder
PCD Diamonds For Your Hand Concrete Grinder

#16 Grit Diamonds For Your Corner Concrete Grinder

Safety First:

PPE (Carpet Removal Sydney)

Wear a face mask which is labelled P2 and ideally work in a well-ventilated area. You also want to protect your face and hands with gloves and safety goggles, while connecting your concrete grinder into a dust extractor that is labelled “M CLASS”.

Method 1: (Thin Layer)

  1. If a thin layer of epoxy glue was accidentally left on your concrete it can easily be removed with the correct concrete hand grinder and a strong PCD diamond disc.
  2. If a thin layer of epoxy glue was accidentally left on your concrete it can easily be removed with the correct concrete walk behind grinder and a strong PCD diamond disc.
  3. If you notice that after removing the thin layer of epoxy glue residue on your concrete slab is leaving small amounts of residue that cannot be cleaned up by the PCD diamond disc, you will need to swap over to a #16 grit diamond disc.
  4. Ensure that your concrete grinder is always connected to a dust extractor and after you finish removing the thin layer of epoxy glue residue that you vacuum all the epoxy glue residue up to ensure that you can see a clean concrete slab. If you cant, a “Second Pass” may be required with your concrete grinder or hand grinder.

Method 2: (Thick Layer)

  1. If a thick layer of epoxy glue was accidentally left on your concrete it can easily be removed with the correct concrete hand grinder and a strong PCD diamond disc.
  2. If a thick layer of epoxy glue was accidentally left on your concrete it can easily be removed with the correct concrete walk behind grinder and a strong PCD diamond disc.
  3. If a large area with a thick coating of epoxy glue needs to be removed from your concrete slab, it can be a tough project to take on, but it can be removed with the correct large walk behind concrete grinder, several passes with PCD diamond discs and a clean up of any epoxy glue residue from the concrete slab with a #16 grit diamond disc after the PCD diamond discs or PCD turbo plugs.
  4. Ensure that your concrete grinder is always connected to a dust extractor and after you finish removing the thick layer of epoxy glue residue that you vacuum all the epoxy glue residue up to ensure that you can see a clean concrete slab. If you cant, a “Second Pass” may be required with your concrete grinder or hand grinder.

Remove Epoxy From Concrete, Then Complete Your Project

If you have been working with concrete and epoxy, then accidents are more then likely to happen eventually. What is the best type of Concrete Grinder to use to Remove Epoxy From Concrete

Throughout this guide we have gone over what Concrete Grinder and what disc is best to use for Removing Epoxy if you have made a mistake on your project.

If it all sounds a little bit too tough to Remove Epoxy yourself, head on over to our Removing Epoxy Floor page and we can take on your project for you with specialized, high tech Dust-Free Concrete Grinding equipment.

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