With a wide variety of street sweepers on the market, it can be difficult to know which one is right for your needs. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at our Elgin street sweepers in Las Vegas and the different types of sweepers available.
Elgin is a leading manufacturer of street sweepers, known for their quality and reliability. Their products are used by cities and contractors around the world to keep streets, highways and parking lots clean and safe.
The three main types of Elgin street sweepers are mechanical, regenerative air and vacuum sweepers. Each type has its own unique features and benefits, and can be used for different applications.
Mechanical Elgin Street Sweepers in Las Vegas
Mechanical sweepers, also known as broom sweepers, use one or more large brooms to sweep debris into a hopper. The brooms can be adjusted to different angles to sweep debris from curbs, gutters and other hard-to-reach areas.
Elgin mechanical sweepers are available in a range of sizes and configurations, from small walk-behind sweepers to large, truck-mounted units. They are ideal for sweeping streets, parking lots and construction sites.
Mechanical Sweeper Spotlight: The Elgin Broom Bear
The Elgin Broom Bear is a highly efficient sweeper that can be mounted on a commercially available conventional or cab-over chassis, featuring fully dualized controls and an intelligent single-engine design that utilizes the chassis engine to power the sweeper. With a large hopper and water tank, this sweeper is capable of providing more productive sweeping time, and its single-engine design helps to keep maintenance and the need for replacement sweeper parts to a minimum.
One of the most significant benefits of the Elgin Broom Bear is its variable dumping height and 11” (279 mm) of hopper side-shift, ensuring easy dumping. This sweeper is also available with your choice of squeegee or no-jam belt conveyor systems, depending on the specific application requirements. Additionally, the Elgin Broom Bear boasts a short wheelbase, large brooms and a dual-mode air suspension system, making it ideal for sweeping in both congested urban areas and far away rural locations.
In addition to its outstanding performance, the Elgin Broom Bear is also available as an optional alternative fuel sweeper, including compressed natural gas (CNG). This feature provides users with an eco-friendly option that not only reduces their carbon footprint but also offers a more cost-effective solution for their sweeping needs.
If you’re looking for a reliable and efficient sweeper for your next project, the Elgin Broom Bear is an excellent option. Its impressive features and superior performance make it an ideal choice for sweeping in both urban and rural areas. Plus, with the optional alternative fuel sweeper feature, you can be sure that you’re doing your part to help the environment while also saving money on fuel costs. Click here to learn more about the Elgin Broom Bear street sweeper in Las Vegas and to schedule your free demo!
Regenerative Air Sweepers
Regenerative air sweepers use a powerful fan to create a high-pressure airflow, which lifts and removes debris from the surface of the street. The debris is then collected in a hopper or transfer vehicle for disposal.
Elgin regenerative air sweepers are known for their efficiency and versatility. They are designed to handle a wide range of debris, including sand, gravel, and leaves, and are ideal for sweeping highways, bridges and airports.
Regnerative Air Sweeper Spotlight: The Elgin Crosswind
The Elgin Crosswind is a high-performance sweeper is designed for municipalities, contractors, airports and general maintenance sweeping, featuring a wide sweeping path and user-friendly controls. The Crosswind has been designed and manufactured to meet the highest quality standards that have made Elgin a leader in the industry.
In addition, the Elgin Crosswind is available as an alternative fuel sweeper using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Crosswind CNG features the same high-performance regenerative air sweeping system as the standard Crosswind, but with the added benefit of being able to run both the chassis and auxiliary engine on CNG. The Crosswind CNG is available on a conventional chassis, which comes turn-key CNG ready, direct from the OEM, with the Cummins Westport L9N N-Gas engine. With the Crosswind CNG, you can enjoy the same reliable performance and versatility of the standard Crosswind while reducing your carbon footprint. Click here to learn more or to schedule your free demo!
Vacuum sweepers use suction to remove debris from the surface of the street and deposit it into a hopper or transfer vehicle. They are particularly effective at removing fine dust and debris, making them ideal for use in urban areas.
Elgin vacuum sweepers are available in a range of sizes and configurations, including truck-mounted, trailer-mounted, and self-propelled models. They are designed to be highly maneuverable, making them ideal for use in narrow streets and alleys.
If you’re in Las Vegas and looking for a reliable and efficient street sweeper, contact Haaker Equipment Company today to learn more about our selection of Elgin street sweepers. Our team of experts can help you choose the right sweeper for your needs and provide ongoing support and maintenance to keep your equipment running smoothly.