It is not my forte, that is, Internal Combustion Engines, however, being around sweepers and scrubbers for 35 years, I have learned a little. Among many of the technical requests that I receive, many of them are “engine” related. Therefore,... Read more about Do You Need Your Head Examined? Maybe.
Recently I was looking up some engine parts for a customer on a Tennant Model 6650. This model is newer and has a GM Engine. For a moment I was reflective on how we got to this point, that is, this GM Engine, a four cylinder, distributorless... Read more about Engines of the Past
When it comes to the main broom and broom chamber, the basic idea or design is very similar from machine manufacturer to manufacturer. So, if I talk about, let’s say, the American Lincoln Model 3366XP Sweeper, the main broom chamber area is... Read more about Back To Basics, The Broom Chamber
Unfortunately everything isn’t just black and white or a simple decision of yes or no without anything in between. Although it would be a rather boring world that we live in if that was the case.
In this article decisions to be made... Read more about Black and White — It Isn’t That Simple!
It’s the same question forever. Do I buy a sweeper, scrubber or a sweeper/scrubber? We are answering these questions today, in this article.
So, let’s begin. First of all, you must pay attention to your facility and just look around... Read more about WHAT DO I USE? Sweeper, Scrubber or Sweeper/Scrubber
If one were to drive an automobile, make a right turn and/or a left turn, the turning radius should be the same with no difference. Another words, it takes the same amount of space to turn in either direction.
However, a sweeper such as... Read more about Steering Your Way Clear
It is what all of the models have is common. The Tennant Model 8410, American-Lincoln 7760, PowerBoss TSS90 and the Nilfisk-Advance Model 2052. Do you give up? They are all full sized sweeper-scrubbers. So, what constitutes a... Read more about Brush Material Choices — You Make the Call
After all it is the heart of every rider sweeper. From Nilfisk-Advance, PowerBoss, Tennant, and so on. Without a good vacuum system and system design your machine will be left behind in the competition.
Every system, no matter what... Read more about Does your sweeper suck? “I hope so.”
This is part III, the final episode of Rescue 772. If you have been following this topic, in part I have been working on the engine of an American Lincoln Model 772 Tractor Scrubber. This engine runs like a “wristwatch” as one person... Read more about Rescue 772: Part III — Out to Pasture
Remember, we are rescuing an American-Lincoln Model 772 Scrub-Mobile. It is worth saving. We got through the engine, really quite a simple fix. Read last month to see how it was done. So, let’s move on.
The clutch, of course, the... Read more about Rescue (res’ku) 772: Part 2