- A single, razor-sharp blade that oscillates 2000 strokes per minute quickly and safely removes virtually any kind of floor covering.This stripper is easy to operate, and can be mastered by a beginner in just minutes. Simply plug it in and turn it on. No strenuous effort is required. “The Stripper does the work.” Just raise the wheels slightly off the floor. No hard pushing. The action created by the machine goes to the blade on the floor, not to you!