A growing number of today’s scrubber dryers boast a compact design and a smaller footprint….. but is this a market trend? And if so, why? Ann Laffeaty finds out.
Many of today’s scrubber dryer manufacturers are bringing out new models claimed to be smaller and more compact than those of their rivals. There are significant
Hakomatic B115 R ride-on scrubber dryers from Hako are designed for cleaning large areas and can be equipped with either disk or cylinder brushes.
All models now come with an AC (alternating current) drive motor that offers increased working comfort because the machine sticks more reliably to the selected driving and working speed - even on
Developed for working on small and medium-sized areas is the compact ride-on scrubber ARA 66|BM 70 from Columbus. The company says one of its special features is the long seat, which enables any operator to find the right ergonomic position for working comfortably.
The brush system adapts to different floor surfaces, while the patented mounting
The stand-on scrubber dryer SC1500, says Nilfisk, offers performance, simplicity and reliability - the operator simply steps up and starts cleaning thanks to the OneTouch scrub on/off switch and intuitive dashboard. This model also incorporates the Ecoflex electronic water flow control system.
Also recently launched is the SC351 compact scrubber
Simplicity of operation and a choice of equipment variants are key features of the B 150 R ride-on scrubber dryer, says Kärcher. This battery powered model offers different configuration options including detergent dosing, a tank rinsing system and two additional side brushes. Performance is up to 9,000 square metres per hour.
Wetrok says its new Discomatic Mambo is the most compact scrubber dryer available with a 30-litre fresh water tank. Designed for use in small and medium-sized areas, it is also equipped with a lithium ion battery. This, Wetrok claims, means constant and high output and four times longer run time than conventional rechargeable batteries.