Smithco Sweep Star 48
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Smithco Sweep Star 48

  • Item #: Sweep Star 48

Product Description

48" Wide Riding Sweeper

Self-propelled, 3-wheel design

Extremely Maneuverable

3-wheel design makes sweeping easy around trees, fences, buildings or any other obstacle.

More Power

18 hp (13 kW) twin-cylinder gasoline engine

Easy to Use

High-lift 1.75 cubic yard dump raises to 65” for easy disposal of trash


Models 48-500AB Sweep Star 48H Brush Reel 48-500AF Sweep Star 48H Finger Reel
Power 18 hp twin-cylinder, OHV, air-cooled gasoline engine with double action air intake filtration. (Engine mounted plus remote cyclonic filtration system).
Configuration Self contained, three-wheel, tri-cycle configuration with front steering, two rear drive wheels and rear mounted high lift debris hopper.
Debris Hopper Capacity – 1.75 cubic yards | Construction – 14 gauge steel formed panels High capacity airflow openings at top and rear | Dump - Hydraulic raise / lower debris hopper to dump height to 6’4″ above the ground to dump debris into refuse container.
Sweeper Head 48″ wide; belt-driven single rotating reel; adjustable sweeping height; follows terrain on dual caster wheel. Choice of Rubber finger sweep reel with 96 flexible fingers (Model CF) — or — Nylon bristle brush sweep reel (Model CB)
Drive Hydrostatic variable speed pump. Direct coupling to engine. Drives to two, rear mounted Parker heavy duty / high-efficiency hydraulic drive motors on rear wheels. Single hydraulic traction pedal for forward and reverse drive
Speed Infinitely variable Forward 0-10 mph Reverse 0-3 mph
Braking Dynamic braking through the hydraulic drive system; Manually operated disc type parking brake on rear wheels
Battery Automotive Type 24F, 12-volt (battery not included with ocean or air shipment)
Construction Hydraulically formed, electrically welded heavy wall steel tubing.
Tires & Wheels Front: (1) 18-9.50 x 8 Multi-ribs Rear: (2)23-1050×12 Soft-trac Casters (2) 9 x 3.5 x 4
Steering Manual chain drive with 9.3:1 reduction, 15 in diameter, soft grip automotive type steering wheel.
Instrumentation Hydraulic levers to lift/lower debris hopper, open/close debris hopper tailgate and raise/lower of sweeping mechanism head assembly. Hour meter.
Controls Single hydraulic traction pedal for forward and reverse Hand-operated throttle control
Seat High-back, single-piece construction. Adjustable operator position
Electrical 12-volt, electronic key start
Sound Level 90 dbA
Dimensions Length: 121 in | Width: 66 in | Height: 84 in | Wheel Base: 70 in
Weight 1900 lbs.
Liquid Capacities Hydraulic system oil: 5 gallons in high-density polyethylene tank. Gasoline (unleaded): 6 gallons in high-density nylon low-perm tank
Safety ROPS with operator seat belt Battery located outside of engine, hydraulic compartment. Fire proof fuel lines, hydraulic lines covered with abrasion and leak resistant tube. Fire extinguisher. Operator presence switch in seat for engine start. Complies with all applicable ANSI, OSHA and European Machinery DIrective standards.
Options 48-501 Hopper Dust Shield | 48-502 48H Nylon Brush Head , 4 rows of 5″ bristles | 48-503 48H Rubber Finger Reel, 96 Flexible Rubber Fingers

Product Specs

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