How to Break in a Brush
Before using a new brush on carpeting, the brush should be broken in according to the following
directions. This will eliminate possible excess drag by “tipping” the strands, removing any possible
burrs caused by the manufacturing process.
1. Mount the brush on the floor machine. Follow ALL instructions included in your
2. Find a rough textured floor surface, preferably unfinished concrete.
3. Operate the machine on this surface. Run the machine DRY for approximately
15-20 minutes. The brush fibers will take a slight set or lean in the direction of
4. Rinse the brush to remove any dirt caught when running machine. The brush
is now ready to be used on carpeting.
How to Select the Correct Rotary Product
Use Marko's online RotoMach Rotary Brush Selector or contact our customer service department. Please provide the following information
to help us assist you in ordering the proper product.
Pad Driver or Brush
If your preference is to have a dedicated product, select a brush. If you have a variety of
applications, your choice may be a pad holder. The surface being cleaned and the amount of
dirt build-up will help determine the selection. The key to remember when ordering these items
is the block diameter in relationship to the machine size. A brush is sized 2 inches smaller than
the machine because of the flare of the brush fibers. Pad drivers are specified 1 inch smaller than
Machine Make and Model Number
When calling customer service, please have the machine manufacturer and model number to
help determine the block size, center hole diameter and clutch plate necessary to attach the
block to the machine. If the machine size is not apparent from the model number, please provide