Sweep Star 48H

Smithco Sweep Star 48 is self-propelled, 3-wheel sweeper for quick and easy cleanup of golf courses, parks, school campuses, cemeteries or any large turf area. Hydraulically driven and tricycle design makes it extremely maneuverable around trees, fences, buildings or any other obstacle. The debris hopper raises to over 6 feet (1.8m)for the easy deposit of debris in vehicles or refuse containers.

  • 18 hp (13 kW) twin-cylinder gasoline engine.
  • 1.75 cubic yard (1.25 cu M) debris hopper.
  • 48″ (122 cm) wide, terrain-following sweeper head with a choice of rubber finger sweeping reel or nylon bristle brush.
  • Safety equipment includes ROPS, seat belts and hillside angle gauge.
  • High back seat and tilt steering provide extra operator comfort.
  • Easy-to-reach hydraulic controls make operating all systems simple and easy.

Sweep Star 48H Specifications

MODELS

48-500AB Sweep Star 48H Brush Reel
48-500AF Sweep Star 48H Finger Reel

POWER

18 hp (13 kW) 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 (1.3 cu m)

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″ (1.9m) above the ground to dump debris into refuse container.

SWEEPER HEADS

48″ (122 cm) 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 (0-16 kph)
Reverse 0-3 mph (0-5 kph)

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.

TIRE & 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 (38cm) 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

121 in (307 cm) – 66 in (168 cm) – 84 in (213 cm)
Wheel Base 70 in (179 cm)

WEIGHT

1900 lbs. (862 kg)

LIQUID CAPACITIES

Hydraulic system oil: 5 gallons (19 liter) in high density polyethylene tank.

Gasoline (unleaded): 6 gallons (22.7 liter) 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