Fly And Sand 2019


Meet the minds behind the best floor sanding equipment in the world. See the manufacturing precision in Lägler’s only factory. Earn Lägler Certification with the one-day Premium Sanding Technology (PST®) training with their very own instructors. Enjoy sightseeing and visit local points of interest with the Lägler Team!


Sunday, 24.11.19

  • 18:50 – Pick-up at the airport         
  • 20:00 – Dinner at Leiterwägele in Cleebronn           
  • 22:00 – Pick-up at the Restaurant Leiterwägele           
  • 22:30 – Arrival and check-in at the hotel Adler

Monday, 25.11.19

  • 08:15 – Pick-up at the hotel Adler       
  • 8:30  – PST at Lägler        
  • 12:00 – Lunch at Lägler          
  • 16:30 – Pick-up at Lägler        
  • 16:45 – Arrival at the hotel Adler     
  • 17:30   – Pick-up at the hotel Adler        
  • 18:00  – Arrival at the Restaurant Zinsers Flämmle Neiperg         
  • 21:00 – Pick-up at the Restaurant Zinsers Flämmle Neiperg
  • 21:30 – Arrival at the hotel Adler

Tuesday, 26.11.19

  • 08:15  – Pick-up at the hotel Adler          
  • 08:30 – PST at Lägler        
  • 12:00  – Lunch at Lägler         
  • 16:30  – Pick-up at Lägler           
  • 17:30 – Arrival at the Christmas market in Ludwigsburg*           
  • 21:00 – Pick-up at the Christmas market        
  • 22:00  – Arrival at the hotel Adler (Costs for dinner at the Christmas market will be of individual responsibility)

Wednesday, 27.11.19

  • 08:15 – Check-out and pick-up at the hotel Adler       
  • 08:30 – PST at Lägler           
  • 11:45 – Pick-up at Lägler         
  • 12:00 – Lunch at the Restaurant Adler           
  • 13:45 – Pick-up at the Restaurant Adler         
  • 14:45  – Arrival at Mercedes-Benz-Museum          
  •  17:45 – Pick-up at the Mercedes-Benz-Museum            
  • 18:30 – Arrival at the airport

Fly & Sand 2018

Investing into staff training is key to a successful business

The KHR team learning and refreshing their product knowledge!

Staff PST Training Day

Visit from Lagler Germany!

It was inspiring and motivating for the team and contributes to the healthy, efficient, positive working environment we have here at KHR. Investing in staff training is KEY to a successful business, your company will benefit from this approach. Invest in your team now and see the results!

Reasons to remotivate the team!

It is important to boost employees confidence within their role. Training and development can help increase this, along with showing them they are appreciated. This will help them feel job satisfaction.

Knowledge is key and ensuring staff are compliant with the latest regulations is paramount.

Creating greater efficiency within the team, by maintaining and enhancing the knowledge/skills helps to deliver a professional service to your customers.

A well planned and structured training programme will ensure all employees maintain a consistent level of experience and knowledge. Giving them the confidence that they need to be able to perform their roles competently.

  • Untrained Employees = Frustrated Customers†
  • Untrained Workers Have a Low Production ValueUntrained Workers Are Inefficient
  • Lost Time/Money Due to Mistakes – Leads to complaints
  • Insufficient Staff Training Means Lost Customers†
  • Trained staff increases confidence and boosts morale

What did our staff think of their Lagler training day…

“Fantastic training day with the team”

“Really informative overview of sanding techniques”

“Great refresher and reminded me of the little things I had forgotten”

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NEW FLIP® Milling Attachment.

NEW FLIP® Milling Attachment.

The FLIP® PCD milling attachment offers you the possibility to master the roughest works in the edge area at the shortest time possible.

In addition, the PCD milling attachment is considered to be the optimum working complement for the IGEL milling drum of the HUMMEL®.

The PCD milling attachment can be used on wooden subfloors such as OSB boards, chipboards, plank and parquet floors. This tool can be used to remove foam back residues, felt back residues, cork back remains, plaster residues, muliple layers of finish, lubrificating finish and paint residues (e.g. dispersion paint).

Product Details

  • 1 milling dic/8 PCD* cutting edges (PCD*= Poly Crystalline Diamond).
  • Milling disc diameter 150mm.
  • Attachment length 155mm.
  • Balanced tool.

Added Value

  • Quick and easy removal of stubborn sealings and coating residues.
  • PCD milling disc with a long service life.
  • Conventional abrasives with coarse frits are no longer required which mean time and costs savings.
  • Fast conversion of the FLIP from the sanding attachment to the PCD milling attachment in order to react as quickly as possible to individual construction site conditions.

“The attachment is brilliant – the team that used it said it saves them a lot of time”

Courtship Flooring Ltd
Find it on our website!

Complete short attachment with PCD-milling disc and V-belt. 1 milling disc with 8 soldered cutting edges. (PolyCrystalline Diamond)

The FLIP® milling attachment consists of:

– Short attachment FLIP®, only housing.
– Milling disc FLIP®, complete.
– V-belt 

The best way to make sure a Hummel dust bag fire does not start is to ensure the bag is emptied of wood dust!

It is important to undersand the high level of fire risk from spontaneous combustion or from sparks when sanding. There is nothing as effective in preventing serious fire damage than good DUST BAG DISCIPLINE.

NO MATTER WHAT dust bags should be emptied safely into a fireproof container when the bag is 1/3 full and at the end of every sanding job.

Warning! Never under estimate that this wouldn’t happen to you!

Every time you sand you must remember:

  • The dust bag must always be removed from the machine after sanding and emptied into a non-combustible container outdoors.
  • You must cover this container with a non-combustible cover and be certain to store it and the dust bag outdoors.
  • The machine must always be cleaned carefully directly after sanding.
  • There is a high risk of fire when sanding woods with a large amount of resin, oiled or waxed floors or metal.
  • Be certain to note the warning notices of the paint, oil and wax manufacturers.
  • Cloths, pads which have been immersed in oil or wax can spontaneously combust.

The story of the Flip Edge Sander above is an unfortunate casualty of avoidable fire damage, even though the owner thought they had no reason to worry. The owner left his Hummel and Flip on site for three days, with the dust bags left outside some distance from the property. Finally, the machines are removed from the job, along with the partly-full Hummel dust bag and loaded in the back of the work van. Twenty minutes after getting home, the dust has ignited and the van is ablaze. Thankfully the fire door that happened to be leaning against the Hummel protected it from a lot of damage, but most of the tools, machine and supplies – this FLIP included – got toasted to some degree. The fire fighters on the scene aparrently said that a few minutes longer and the whole van might have exploded!

Important Tips For Hummel Dust Bags:

  • The only way to ensure a fire does not start is to ensure the bag is empty of wood dust.
  • Lager dust bags should be replaced if showing signs of wear or damage.
  • Patching is not recommended as it can affect the performance of the machine and risks leaking harmful dust into the working atmosphere.
  • Dust bags should be regularly emptied, and never filled over 1/3 full.
  • Wood dust is a Fire Hazard, so always remember to empty your dust bag before leaving it unattended or in storage. Heated particles can cause a fire hours after the machine was in use.
Social media history of experienced Hummel bag fires.


Rob Matthews from Past & Present Wood Flooring has noticed dramatic change in business since he invested into the world of Lagler machinery. 

Rob Matthews & Jordan Knapp from Past & Present Wood Flooring.

Past & Present Wood Flooring recently visited KHR for their annual machine service. We were so impressed with how well kept and looked after their machines were. The director Rob Matthews was updating us on how business was going since the Lagler machine investment. He told us that it really was the best move he has ever made in his flooring career.

He invested a great deal into his Lagler machinery, took on the Lagler PST training, placing them onto the live PST Directory. He made use of the PST certified stickers, placing them on his van and he also made sure their PST certified status up on the company website.

In for a free annual service.

Rob said: “Business has changed so much since we invested in the world of Lagler. We have gone from 90% fitting and 10% of sanding to almost 50/50 already!”

“I am enjoying the refurbishment side of it and it’s really nice to finally have a balance, I really am enjoying it.”

“For years I hired machines and I felt I was wasting so much time running around picking up machines and then taking them back.” 

“It was costing so much per day and sometimes I would get machines which were not fit for purpose because they were not looked after properly. They would come out with a hole in the bag or the belts not running right, even down to the leads not even working.”

“This wouldn’t be all the time but it would happen from time to time. And this would really cause problems and waste our valuable time.”

Here at KHR, the technical team was so impressed with how well kept and clean the machines are.

“I am so pleased that we bit the bullet after all that and invested in this high-quality machinery from Lagler.”

“We took the time to do the PST training course, which was very useful I must say, even though I have been doing this a long time you never know enough, knowledge is key!”

“After the training, I placed the Lagler PST certified sticker on the van and we have our PST certified proudly up on our website.”

Lagler PST certified sticker on the side of Past and Present Wood Floorings van.

“I admit the investment was massive when getting all of the Lagler machines, including the extra add on equipment. The service here at KHR has been impeccable since we have been using Lagler machinery.” 

“It really has been the best move I have ever done in my flooring career.”

For more information on our PST training days or to book over the phone call us on 02380215315. You can book online now to register for your PST training here at:
Once completing your PST training day, you will be then placed on our Live PST Approved Directory.


Come along to Loba Thursdays located at the KHR Training Center in Southampton – Call 07956 134481 to book!

FREE DEMO – Loba Thursdays are all about getting to grips with any of the lacquer and oil finishing products.

Suitible for all different levels of experience, it will give you a chance to be hands-on and try out products for yourself in a practice makes perfect environment.

You will receive loads of great support on the day from your Loba Rep Fraser. He will be giving the demos for the day and answer any questions or queries you might have.

You will be in an environment that you can experiment first hand with these high-quality products.

This fantastic FREE day is located at the KHR Training Center in Southampton any Thursday you book in.

If you are unable to attend the location of the training center, Fraser offers an onsite demo service which you can also book now.

Learn more with your Loba rep Fraser!

If you would like to attend this demo day between 10:30-3:30 on Thursdays, please call KHR on – 02380 215315 or call Fraser directly on 07956 134481 or by email to, Address: KHR Company Ltd, 38 Clausentum Road, Southampton, SO14 6RZ

We look forward to seeing you there!

Demo Morning – LOBA ProColor Stains

Ultimate colour options for domestic and commercial wood flooring

Thursday December 7th 2017 @ KHR Training Hub

8.30am – 11.30am

Join the KHR Team and LOBA On Top! Experts for a crash course in the exciting new ProColor Range – a high-quality and inexpensive solution for colouring large areas of floor.

LOBA ProColor stains are a brand new selection of blendable solvent-based stains for parquet and wooden flooring.

Continue reading “Demo Morning – LOBA ProColor Stains”

Building Business Through Machine Conversion

Looking for a way to add new services to your floor sanding business? You can now offer customers a range of new services with the IGEL Milling Drum and the Wood Texturing Brush Drums for the Lagler HUMMEL.

Rather than investing in entirely new machines, these accessories work with existing equipment to prepare and finish the floor in new ways. Continue reading “Building Business Through Machine Conversion”

Side-Bonding 101

There are plenty of waterborne finishing products on the market that claim to prevent Side-Bonding, but what is this process, and why should you pick a premium “non-sidebonding” finish over a cheaper one?

Avoiding the effects of Side-Bonding

Ever had unsightly and unexpected gaps or cracks and splits appear in wood flooring?  If so, you are familiar with the nightmarish effects of Side-Bonding.

This problem occurs during the refinishing process when waterborne finishes and lacquers flow in between boards and glue the wood together. Due to the high durability and adhesion of modern floor finishes, this gluing-effect is often stronger than the wood fibres holding the boards together. As the wood naturally expands and contracts depending on the room climate and humidity, this causes huge stresses across entire sections of the floor until it finally cracks at the weakest point– usually right at the most visible point or in the middle of a walkway! Continue reading “Side-Bonding 101”

Floor Sanding Tips: Build a Finishing Sample Kit

Be ready for any floor finishing challenge by building your own sample kit.

We recommend that every floor sanding professional has their own sample kit to test their favourite colours, oils, stains and lacquers wherever the job takes them.

Sample kits are a great way to demonstrate and sense-check work you are proposing for a customer. For standard, common finishes you can use it to build a small collection of flooring samples using your favourite products. For more complicated work, the sample kit is a mobile laboratory that can be used to run tests on site to check adhesion, colour and durability. Continue reading “Floor Sanding Tips: Build a Finishing Sample Kit”