Grinding always produces dust. This is one of the things that floor grinding contractors have to deal with on a daily basis.  

As we all know, dust only brings harm, and doesn’t have any use or benefit. This is the reason contractors are investing in dust control technology to at best minimize the effects of dust on site, and on their health. Developments including our dust shrouds and casings are one of the most effective ways to control dust on site. These handy grinder attachments ensure that the dust produced during grinding will not end up in your lungs and instead it is controlled better direct from the source of the grinding wheel or blade creating it.  



Angle grinder Dust shrouds are a product with high demand by concrete floor and construction contractors doing grinding of concrete, cutting tiles, concrete, repairs, crack fixing and more.  

There are dust shrouds that are best not used when doing other jobs like cutting, and drilling. With that being said, we will introduce some examples of said dust covers below so that you can have an idea of what they are, and what they look like. 


  • Holer Composite Dust Shroud – A great grinding companion, the Holer Composite Dust Shroud is perfect when grinding and polishing the edges of concrete. With a standard size of 125 mm, it fits every handheld grinder that you can think of.  
  • Holer Premium Dust Shroud – a great option for the contractor doing a lot of concrete floor grinding and preparation or doing polished concrete flooring projects. The Premium Dust shroud is made from a solid casing and designed to last longer and provide better wear and tear compared to the Composite style shroud.  
  • Other grinding shrouds include the Snub nose shroud, the Edge Grinding shroud and the basic 100mm (4”) Dust shroud for smaller angle grinders.  

The question on how to choose the right dust shroud for grinding concrete is to determine if you need to grind along edges or if you are doing more spot fixing work grinding down high spots, glues, coating, membranes, epoxy or concrete.  

Some shrouds have an edge flap on the side allowing you to grind closer to an edge while controlling the dust.  



  • AirDuster – The AirDuster is a perfect example of dust covers used best when cutting. It has a standard size of 125mm and fits almost every 125 mm-sized handheld grinders. Another good thing about this shroud is that it doesn’t completely cover the blade, which a good since you will know if you are in danger when cutting.
  •  AirChaser
  • TileDuster
  • Freehand Cutting Shroud



  • DrillDuster – Drilling holes also involves grinding in the process. Consequently, it also produces dust which can be inhaled if no protective gear is worn. However, using DrillDuster will capture the dust even before it can escape into the air. It has a drilling diameter of 82 mm which is wide enough to capture all dust in its surroundings.  
  • HomeDuster – Another drilling dust cover is the HomeDuster. It has a drilling diameter of 20 mm which is smaller than the DrillDuster and is intended to use on concrete and brick surfaces.



Dust control is indeed important on-site, and the technology is not only limited to dust casings. There are other products like Air scrubbers or air cleaners as they are commonly known, and vacuums built especially for controlling dust on site. Vacuums are one of the most effective ways to control dust since it can isolate and capture the dust in a container, making disposal easier. Below are some of the most popular H Class Vacuum options that you can consider using on your next project.  

  1. DustControl DC2900L Vacuum – One of the most popular options from the DustControl range, the DC2900L is suitable for vacuuming and point extraction for hand tools with 5” suction caps. It comes with a Longopac bag and a 5m suction hose for more reach. It is also highly portable because of the built-in wheels and its lightweight build. 
  2. DustConctrol DC2900C H Class Vacuum – Another popular option for dust control is the DC2900C H Class. You can call it the older brother of the previous DC2900L since it boasts greater suction power. But the thing that sets it apart from the other vacuums is the built-in HEPA filter capable of capturing fine dust which is usually invisible to the naked eye.
  3. DustControl DC400L Tromb H Class Vacuum – Last and the most powerful on this list is the DC400L Tromb H Class vacuum. It possesses the greatest suction power and has the same HEPA filter as the previous one. Concisely, it is what you get if you combined the two previous options. However, what sets it apart is the power to attach a Y junction fitting from the vacuum hose and have 2 angle grinders or hand-held tools running at the same time. Now that is efficiency at its finest, and a testament to the power this vacuum possess. 


The team at All Preparation Equipment can give you the right advice to choose the dust shroud you need for your job. Find out more about our range of dust control solutions here or contact a product expert today.  

We are only a phone call away, ph. 1800 422 992


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