Table of Contents
- 1 What are Floor Sweepers?
- 2 What are Their Features?
- 3 What are the Uses and Applications of Sweepers?
- 4 What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Floor Sweepers?
- 5 Manufacturers of Floor Sweepers
What are Floor Sweepers?
Floor sweepers are used for frequent and quick jobs that need cleaning up. They are different from vacuums since they lack the powerful suction that vacuums have. Floor sweepers are used instead of vacuums in places where frequent and accidental messes are likely to occur, such as restaurants and diners.
Just like floor scrubbers, sweepers have to kinds: walk-behind and ride-on floor sweepers.
Vacuum sweepers are used for picking up light materials such as shredded paper and/or leaves. Broom sweepers, on the other hand, are used for picking up heavier materials. They are mostly used in food handling and electronics manufacturing applications. There are some manufacturers that have models like a walk behind floor sweeper.
There are three various types of sweeping systems: dust control, overthrow, and dustpan. These factors should be carefully considered when choosing a floor sweeper for your warehouse.
What are Their Features?
An industrial floor sweeper includes the main broom that increases the sweeping capacity and efficiency of the machine. Some models have a side broom in addition to the main broom for cleaning corners. Dirt particles such as crumbs, dust, and pet hair that are stuck in tight corners are can be easily caught by the side broom.
Other models have a hand-held function wherein you can detach the handle by just simply pressing a button. Additionally, there are other floor sweepers with a 360-degree swivel function.
Large surface brushes are available to ensure the worker that they can clean in only one sweep. These surface brushes minimize the need to go back and forth on the exact same spot.
What are the Uses and Applications of Sweepers?
Industrial floor sweepers are normally used in warehouses, outdoor cleanups, shopping centers, and manufacturing facilities. Manufacturers of this type of floor cleaning equipment develop floor sweepers that are suitable for various applications and places such as restaurants and hospitals. Their features vary according to the particular application they are going to be used for.
Floor sweepers are used instead of vacuum cleaners when there is a need to pick up types of dirt that have a possibility of damaging the vacuum cleaner if ever.
What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Floor Sweepers?
As compared to floor scrubbers, sweepers operate faster and are easier to maintain. Floor sweepers offer exceptional advantages. These include employee satisfaction, efficient cleaning, and easier maintenance. Because of the easy maneuverability, efficiency, and maintenance of floor sweepers, employees feel safer and satisfied with their work.
Industrial sweepers are eco-friendly. Manufacturers of floor cleaning equipment develop machines that consume a minimum amount of power and they do not emit harmful chemicals or toxic substances into the environment.
This type of equipment is very easy to maintain. They have user-friendly consoles as well as indicators made out of LED for easy operation. Investing in floor sweepers would reduce the need for more cleaning staff management.
Battery-operated floor sweepers have their own disadvantages as well. They can be impractical when used in busy environments where keeping something charged at all times can be a hassle.
Manufacturers of Floor Sweepers
|Hopper Capacity (lbs)||650|
|Main Broom (in)||36|
|Side Broom (in)||24|
|Cleaning Width (in)||53|
|Dust Filter (sq. ft)||180|
|Hopper Capacity (lbs)||2000|
|Main Broom (in)||56|
|Performance (sq ft per hr)||217800|
|Side Broom (in)||26|
|Cleaning Width (in)||72/ 84|
Video of Armadillo 9xR Sweeper:
Walk Behind Sweepers
|Battery||(2) 12 Volt, Maintenance Free/ 4.4 H.P Engine|
|Dust Filter (sq ft)||17.22|
|Performance (sq ft)||48820|
|Working Speed (mph)||3.1|
|Cleaning width (in)||34.25|
|Floor Sweeper Model||Picobello 101||Picobello 151|
|Sweeping path with side brush||700 mm||700 mm|
|Sweeping path only main brush||500 mm||500 mm|
|Cleaning capacity||2.100 sq/m/h||2.100 sq/m/h|
|Capacity of main dirt container||26 Lt||26 Lt|
|Capacity of rear dirt container||4 Lt||4 Lt|
|Patented vacuuming/ filtering system||–||Yes|
|Filer type||–||Washable cartridge|
|Weight||24.5 kg||25.5 kg|
|Size||1.296 x 824 x 937 h||1.296 x 824 x 937 h|
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