Power trowel

A power trowel (also known as a "power float" and "troweling machine") is a piece of light construction equipment used by construction companies and contractors to apply a smooth finish to concrete slabs.[1]


Power trowels differ in the way they are controlled:

A power trowel performs the tasks of several hand tools, hand trowel, hand float, darby and concrete float.[5]

See also


  1. ^ FCS Construction Materials L2. Pearson South Africa. 2009. pp. 284–. ISBN 978-1-77025-609-5.
  2. ^ M. Anson; J.M. Ko; E.S.S. Lam (14 November 2002). Advances in Building Technology. Elsevier. pp. 682–. ISBN 978-0-08-052663-8.
  3. ^ Kevin Wright Carney (21 September 2015). Securing the Outdoor Construction Site: Strategy, Prevention, and Mitigation. Elsevier Science. pp. 144–. ISBN 978-0-12-802602-1.
  4. ^ David A. Madsen (6 July 2017). Modern Residential Construction Practices. Taylor & Francis. pp. 168–. ISBN 978-1-351-97840-8.
  5. ^ American Concrete Institute (2005). Specifications for Structural Concrete, ACI 301-05, with Selected ACI References: Field Reference Manual. American Concrete Institute. pp. 328–. ISBN 978-0-87031-194-9.