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CHOOSING THE PROPER BROOM

Posted by Mike Creamer on

  Mike – Hi-Gear’An associate of mine had a fleet of sweepers his company used on a daily basis. This company is in a concrete resurfacing business that resurfaces parking garages and lots which are located at colleges, sports stadiums, municipal facilities, etc. With a national presence, his fleet of equipment was large, to say the least. The sweepers in his fleet included American Lincoln Model 3366XP/Diesels, Tennant Models 385 and 810 gas sweepers.  I was contacted on one occasion when he noticed that his sweeper started using main brooms like crazy. When I asked him what material he was using...

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SWEEPER'S MAIN BROOM & BROOM CHAMBER

Posted by Mike Creamer on

      Mike - Hi-Gear  When it comes to the main broom and broom chamber, the basic idea or design is very similar from machine manufacturer to manufacturer. The American Lincoln Model 3366XP sweeper’s main broom chamber area is similar to the PowerBoss SW9XV. The PowerBoss SW9XV is similar to the Tennant Model 6650.  There are certain components that every machine has in common. They all must maintain a certain vacuum pressure in the chamber to accomplish 100% vacuum effort. To accomplish this fact they all must have: Left and right hand side skirts. Even the main broom access door...

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