Category Archives: powerflex

New Graphics in Time for Burghley

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We have just had our truck re-liveried in time for Burghley. Featuring our popular Powerflex street/road sweeper the striking new graphics show a Powerflex sweeper loading into the rear of the truck.

Burghley Horse Trials

Our new graphics will make their debut at Burghley. Starting on 3rd Septmeber and running through until the 6th the show will be massively popular as always. Our truck will be delivering our stand exhibits and will remain in attendance throughout the show.

Visit Stand 58 Avenue B

Come visit us at the show. As the leading Midlands dealer of horticultural and grounds maintenance machinery our range is vast and our service and sales support very high quality. Come and see for yourselves.

Euromec at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Show

R850-in-yardStand number 5E120 is where you will find Euromec at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Show. Alongside our proven range of warehouse floor scrubbers and sweepers we will debut the new Model 850 mid size, ride-on sweeper.

Ride-on sweepers are used widely in the logistics and distribution industry to keep the many vast warehouses and yards clear of dust and debris. The new 850 ride-on sweeper offers a level of performance previously unobtainable at its price point. This will be of interest to the industry in its constant fight to reduce costs. Alongside its reduced capital cost the new machine is also more energy efficient than the outgoing model, offering great whole life cost savings.

Sweepers and Floor Scrubbers

Alongside the new machine will be a wide range of other industrial cleaning machines: From the best selling Brava walk behind sweeper to the super efficient Mega floor scrubber. As always the stand will be manned by cheerful Euromec engineers who will be delighted to explain the reasons behind the choice of a particular machine or advise you on the best for your situation.

Unique Multi-purpose Maintenance Machine

The chance to view the unique Powerflex machine on our stand should not be passed up. We will be showing the most powerful model, the 3400 fitted with winter maintenance equipment. Snow plough on the front, gritter attachment on the rear the Powerflex is ideal to keep busy distribution centres operational during inclement winter weather. Anyone familiar with the Powerflex will know though that during summer months it can be fitted with any manner of attachment to perform other tasks. Most popular are the sweeper and mower attachments which, when combined with the winter maintenance attachments mean you can make the most of this flexible machine all year round.

Visit us on Stand 5E120, we will be delighted to show you around our range of products, chat about industry issues or just provide you with somewhere to rest your feet and enjoy a coffee. See you there.

Road Sweeper or Street Cleaner?

Patrol Street SweeperGone are the days when a lorry mounted sweeper trundling along our roads fulfilled a council’s street cleaning obligations. With the advent of retail parks, large pedestrian areas and fast food retailing, cleaning activity had to become more effective and pedestrian friendly.

New Breed of Street Cleaners

The first and most noticeable change was the size of the machines. Truck mounted sweepers were fine on the open road but way too big and ungainly for a shopping centre. This brought about the compact street sweeper, a purpose built road sweeper that was smaller, lighter and much more pedestrian friendly. Typically these machines are the size of a small town car and have large front mounted glass cabs giving the operator excellent vision when working in crowded pedestrian areas. Compact they might be but quiet and efficient diesel motors make them perform at a level way above anything previously available.

Pedestrian Area and Pavement Cleaning

Ronda Road CleanerWith more pedestrian areas to keep clean councils turned to these compact road sweepers as a solution. Being sweepers they are great for collecting dust, waste paper, litter and fast food containers. However, the fast food industry presented an additional problem; pavement staining. Drop your cup of coffee on a York stone pavement and you leave a stain. Spill your chips on the pavement, they get walked on, the grease and the ketchup get absorbed; more staining. Imagine this 24/7 in all our major cities and you see the issue.

Scrubbers to the Rescue

Technology that has been in use in industrial scrubber driers came to the rescue. We took the wet wash and scrubbing head from a large industrial scrubber drier and combined it with a compact road sweeper chassis. Add an over-size squeegee and voila you have a brilliant pavement and road cleaner. Obviously other essential changes were made, not least of all the addition of twin water tanks but the end result works, and works brilliantly. Take a look at the before and after pictures of a York stone pavement cleaned with plain water.

Environmentally Kind

Pavement Scrubber DrierIn addition to producing a stunning end result it was pointed out to us that as our Powerflex street scrubber drier collects the waste water it solves another problem: Washing streets with high pressure hoses is done with limited success – the real downside of this approach is that all the dirt and grease is washed into the drains – not popular with the water boards. The Street scrubber drier collects its own waste water, and the grease and filth – result.