The drum needs to be lowered carefully and slowly, using the two lowering devices, until it makes contact with the surface and the level of cut maintained to ensure an even profile.
Planing creates a more profiled, ‘rippled’ finish than other surface preparation techniques and may not be suitable for e.g. a final resin floor finish. Hard compositions may create a problem for smaller planers as there is not enough weight to cut into the surface.
When to use it
Typical applications include: