Innovative technology from HTC cools diamond tools

HTC launches AirFlow™ - a whole new generation of tool holders

The friction created between the surface and diamond tool when grinding concrete, stone and terrazzo floors leads to heat generation which affects quality and performance. If temperatures are too high, there is a risk of so-called glazing and a reduction in tool performance, resulting in loss of efficiency and higher costs.

The introduction of AirFlow™ technology is the latest step in HTC's ongoing development process. The Airflow™ tool holders create an increased and controlled flow of air below the grinding cover, which results in significantly lower operating temperatures and improved dust removal efficiency.

AirFlow™ tool holder properties include

  • Fan blade effect – with unique design (patent pending)
  • Cast aluminium – strong and quickly leads heat away from the tools
  • Increased air flow – the air cools and conveys the dust away more efficiently
  • Enhanced particle removal – healthier and safer working environment and less dust removal after grinding.

The AirFlow™ tool holder is only compatible with HTC original tools. HTC's 650 RX/HDX, 800 RX/HDX and 950 RX can all be upgraded with AirFlow. As of April 20, 2015, newly-produced machines with the same model names will also be fitted with AirFlow™ as original equipment.

AirFlow™ brings direct benefits to users of HTC's machines and tools:

• longer service life for HTC's tools
• greater efficiency
• improved working environment

AirFlow™ will first be launched on the North-American market. It will then be launched to the rest of the world on April 20, 2015.
You can find out more about AirFlow™ at www.htc-floorsystems.com

For more information, please contact:
Mats Tikkanen, Marketing Coordinator, HTC Sweden AB, Phone: 46 121- 29 400, Email: mats.tikkanen@htc.se
www.htc-floorsystems.com

About HTC Sweden AB

HTC Sweden is a fast growing company that was founded in 1987. In 1992 HTC Sweden launched a patent pending system used to grind various surfaces. Today HTC is the market leader within diamond-based floor grinding and cleaning. HTC has developed unique floor solutions such as polished concrete, e.g HTC Superfloor™ and in 2005 another revolution was released the unique diamond cleaning system Twister™.
The head office along with production and product development is located in Söderköping, Sweden. Subsidiaries operate in USA, Germany, England and France. Since June 2013 HTC is owned by Polaris private equity, a Danish/Swedish private equity investor focusing on buy-out investments in small and mid-cap operations in Denmark and Sweden. The focus is set upon companies with an obvious development potential and a turnover span of SEK 250 - 2 000 million. Polaris has made 28 investments - 14 of them successfully divested. More than 50 successful additional investments have been made within the portfolio companies.
www.htc-floorsystems.com
www.polarisequity.dk

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HTC Sweden is a fast growing company that was founded in 1987. In 1992 HTC Sweden launched a patent pending system used to grind various surfaces. Today HTC is the market leader within diamond-based floor grinding and cleaning. HTC has developed unique floor solutions such as polished concrete, e.g HTC Superfloor™ and in 2005 another revolution was released the unique diamond cleaning system Twister™. The head office along with production and product development is located in Söderköping, Sweden. Subsidiaries operate in USA, Germany, England and France. Since June 2013 HTC is owned by Polaris private equity, a Danish/Swedish private equity investor focusing on buy-out investments in small and mid-cap operations in Denmark and Sweden. The focus is set upon companies with an obvious development potential and a turnover span of SEK 250 - 2 000 million. Polaris has made 28 investments - 14 of them successfully divested. More than 50 successful additional investments have been made within the portfolio companies. www.htc-floorsystems.comwww.polarisequity.dk