Mastic Demon

Mastic Demon™ FAQ Section:

Q: What floor coatings can Diamond Devil™ remove?

A: The Diamond Devil™ Mastic Demon™ Tool easily removes mastic, glue, adhesive, thin-set, paint, thin-mil epoxy, along with other types of coatings from concrete floors.

 

Q: How to remove mastic and glue from concrete?

A:    Using a standard single disc floor machine, attach the Mastic Demon™ Tool

  • Always run with plenty of water (never run tool dry)
  • Start on the edge where you can begin to breakup and work your way across the concrete floor from side- to-side moving slowly. Continue to make passes until desired results are achieved.
  • After running the Mastic Demon™ the floor is left with an improved concrete surface profile (CSP) between 2 and 3.

Note:  The Mastic Demon™ Tool is a standalone tool and is designed to remove coatings and mastic on concrete floors that are not intended for polishing.

It is not to be used as part of the Diamond Devil™ Polishing System.

 

Q: How do you remove old concrete coatings?

A: Using your standard single disc floor machine, attach the Mastic Demon™ tool

  • Always run with plenty of water (never run tool dry)
  • Start on the edge where you can begin to breakup the coating and work your way across the concrete surface moving slowly from side- to-side.
  • Continue to make passes until desired results are achieved.

After running the Mastic Demon™ the floor is left with an improved surface profile.

Note:  The Mastic Demon™ is a standalone tool and is designed to remove coatings and mastic on concrete floors that are not intended for polishing.  It is not to be used as part of the Diamond Devil™ Polishing System. The Mastic Demon™ Tool easily removes mastic, glue, adhesive, thin-set, paint, thin-mil epoxy, etc. from concrete floors. This tool cuts into coatings aggressively, leaving an improved surface profile. It works on most standard floor machines and without chemicals.

 

Q: Why is it important to remove mastic?

A: The old mastic must be removed before applying any new coating to the concrete surface.  If the old mastic is not removed, then the new coating will not adhere properly to the concrete.

 

Q: How to remove mastic adhesive from concrete floors?

A:  Using your standard single disc floor machine, attach the Mastic Demon™ tool

  • Always run with plenty of water (never run tool dry)
  • Start on the edge where you can begin to breakup and work your way across the concrete floor from side- to-side moving slowly
  • Continue to make passes until desired results are achieved

After running the Mastic Demon™ the floor is left with an improved concrete surface profile (CSP) between 2 and 3.

Note:  The Mastic Demon ™ is a standalone tool and is designed to remove coatings and mastic on concrete floors that are not intended for polishing.  It is not to be used as part of the Diamond Devil™ Polishing System.

 

Q:  What sizes are your concrete mastic removal tools available in?

A: Mastic Demon™ Tools are available in sizes 12″ through 20″ block diameters and fit most standard floor machines.

 

Q: How do I assure that my operator doesn’t put the directional blocks on my machine incorrectly?

A: To ensure tools are mounted correctly onto the machine, we strongly suggest that the operator view the

Rotational Instruction Video prior to mounting tools.  Once rotation is determined, the operator should reference the label printed on-top of the tool that specifies if the tool is Clockwise (CW) or Counter-Clockwise (CCW).

 

Q: Is it easy to get replacement blades?

A: Yes, there are replacement blade kits available for the Mastic Demon™ Tools available from your supplier.

 

Q: What kind of profile does it leave?

A: The Mastic Demon™ Tool leaves an improved surface profile that is a CSP between a  2 & 3.

 

Q: Do I need to use chemicals with the Mastic Demon™ tool?

A: No. The Mastic Demon™ Tool is chemical-free and is recommended for use with water only.

  • NOTE: The Mastic Demon™ Tool must be run with water.  We do NOT recommend running the tool dry.

 

Q:  Can I use stripping chemicals or degreasers with the Mastic Demon™ Tool to speed up the process?

A:  No.  The Mastic Demon™ Tool is chemical free and was designed to deliver excellent results using only water.

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