Floor Sweeper: Choose the Right Floor Sweeper for Your Industry
What is a Floor Sweeper?
How to Choose the Right Floor Sweeper
1. Choose the Type of Floor Sweeper You Want
- Manual Floor Sweeper
- Walk-Behind Floor Sweeper
- Ride-On Floor Sweeper
2. Choose the Type of Sweeping Method
- The brush pushes dirt and debris into the waste bin
- The sweeper collects dirt and debris with the brush and then gets sucked up into the waste bin
3. Choose the Type of Power Source
- Electric model (use indoors or outdoors)
- Combustion engine (use only outdoors)
4. Choose the Working Width of the Machine
- Under 20 inches or up to 50+ inches
- With side brush under 20 inches or up to 60+ inches
5. Choose the Area Performance of the Machine
- 20 up to 23,8000+ m2/h
What to Consider When Choosing a Floor Sweeper for Your Industry
1. Are You Sweeping Indoors or Outdoors?
- An electric motor can be used either outdoors or indoors
- A combustion engine limits you too only outdoors
2. Are You Sweeping Smooth or Textured Surfaces?
- Coated Concrete
3. Are You Sweeping Wide Open Areas That are Easy to Navigate?
- Narrow or wide aisles
- Straight or zig zag lines
- Open space
- Cluttered space
4. Are You Sweeping an Area That Can be Sufficiently Cleaned on a Single Charge?
5. Are You Sweeping Fine Particles or Large Substances?
- Medium bristle hardness
- Hard bristles
- Soft bristles
Recommended Sweeper Size Based on Square Footage
- Walk-behind Floor Sweeper (36 inch Working Path): Less than 50,000 Sq Ft
- Compact Ride-on Sweeper (50 inch Working Path): 50,000 - 75,000 Sq Ft
- Mid-Size Ride-on Floor Sweeper: 60 inch Working Path): 75,000 - 13,000 Sq Ft
- Large Ride-on Floor Sweeper (66 inch Working Path): Over 130,000 Sq Ft
Area Cleaning Performance (Per Hour)
- Industrial Floor Sweepers: 72,7000 - 238,8000 Sq ft/hr
- Ride-on Floor Sweepers: 54,900 - 58,125 Sq ft/hr
- Walk-behind Floor Sweepers: 30,000 - 36,328 Sq ft/hr
- Compact Floor Sweepers: 2500 Sq ft/hr
KARCHER FLOOR SWEEPER: WALK-BEHIND SWEEPERS
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