Paintshaver® Pro – Paint Stripping/Lead Paint Removal Tools
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Whether you’re a Professional or a Do-It-Yourselfer, the Paintshaver® Pro is the fastest, cleanest, most economical tool for stripping all coatings (including lead paint) from clapboards, shingles, shakes, flat trim, flat windows, flat doors and all other flat wood, concrete, steel and fiberglass surfaces.
The Paintshaver® Pro uses a patented cutting head to cut the paint from the surface while collecting the stripped debris into a wet/dry or HEPA vacuum (vacuum sold separately).
When used with a HEPA vacuum, the Paintshaver® Pro meets the EPA’s RRP requirements for stripping lead paint.
The Paintshaver® Pro has a cutter diameter of 2.6″ and an adjustable depth of cut (adjustable from 0” to .100”) which in most cases will strip any thickness of paint in a single pass.
You can strip one square foot of paint in approximately 20-30 seconds.
The Paintshaver® Pro will strip the face and butt end of clapboards, shingles and shakes simultaneously.
The replaceable Tungsten Carbide Blades will strip up to 3000 square feet of surface area on lead paint and up to 6000 square feet on non-lead paint.
The replaceable Diamond Tipped Blades will strip up to 30,000 sq. feet on wood, up to 2000 sq. feet on fiberglass/gelcoat and 200-500 sq. feet on concrete and steel.
After stripping with the Paintshaver® Pro, the surface is left with a scuffed finish and needs to be sanded with our Orbital Sandervac or any orbital sander.
The New Double Handle Paintshaver® design reduces fatigue and is easier to use than the older Single Handle design. (Note: the head on the Double Handle Paintshaver® does not swivel like the older Single handle version)
The Paintshaver® Pro is available in three models. The 6 Amp model is recommended for lighter duty applications such as stripping lead, oil, and latex paint on jobs where hitting nails can be avoided. The 8 Amp and 13 Amp models are designed for heavy duty applications such as heavy lead paint on older houses, concrete, fiberglass, metal surfaces and jobs where hitting nails is unavoidable. (NOTE: Before stripping, we recommend you try to set any nails below the surface if possible.) If you need help choosing the correct Paintshaver® model for your application, please call us at 800-932-5872 and we will assist you.
6 Amp Paintshaver® Pro Specifications: 120 Volts, 6 Amps, 10,000 RPM, 5 lbs., 2 Year Warranty
8 Amp Paintshaver® Pro Specifications: 120 Volts, 8 Amps, 10,000 RPM, 6 lbs., Lifetime Warranty.
13 Amp Paintshaver® Pro Specifications: 120 Volts, 13 Amps, Soft Start Motor with Anti-kickback Protection, Variable Speed 2800-10,500 RPM, 6.5 lbs., Lifetime Warranty.
Need 240 Volts? The Paintshaver Pro is available in 240 Volt models for countries outside North America. Click the link below.
Warning: Always use a HEPA vacuum and follow EPA guidelines when stripping lead paint and NEVER use any of our products on asbestos. Here is the EPA website link: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/renovation-repair-and-painting-program
Instructions for the current Double Handle Paintshaver: Double Handle Paintshaver Instructions
Instructions for the older Single Handle Paintshaver: Single Handle Paintshaver Instructions
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