The Gladiator, a Dual Engine Mechanical Street Sweeper

By: Wayne Sweepers  09-12-2011
Keywords: Hydraulics, control system, Air Suspension

  • 5 yd3 Hopper (4 yd3 Material Volume)
  • 99 HP John Deere Auxiliary Engine
  • Squeegee type conveyor system with replaceable flights
  • 340 Gallon Water Tank
  • 60" Main Broom with 35.5" Diameter
  • 44" Diameter Dual Gutter Brooms
  • Interchangeable broom and conveyor motors
  • Rear Air Suspension
  • 12,000lbs Scissor Lift Capacity
  • Advanced Load Sensing Hydraulics
  • Multiplexed Control System with Color LCD Display

BASIC SPECIFICATIONS

• Mounted on cabover or conventional chassis
• Axle capacities:
• Front 12,000 lb (5,443 kg)
• Rear 21,000 lb (9,525 kg)
• GVWR 33,000 lb (14,968 kg)
• Dual steering
• Rear air suspension


SWEEPER ENGINE

• John Deere Power Tech
• Model PE5030HF270
• Turbocharged
• 5 cylinder in-line diesel, 4 cycle
• Displacement: 186 cu in (3.05 L)
• 4.1" stroke
• 3.4" bore
• 18:2:1 compression ratio
• 99 hp @ 2,800 rpm (intermittent)
• 84 hp @ 2,800 rpm (continuous)
• 243 lb-ft @ 1,400 rpm (peak torque)
• Dual stage dry type air cleaner
• Automatic throttle control

FUEL SYSTEM

• 70 gal (265 L) Fuel capacity
• Twin tanks filled from either side
• Return splitter valve equalized tank levels

MAIN BROOM

• Diameter: 35' (889 mm)
• Length: 60" (1.524 mm)
• Core: Compression Lock 8" x 60" (203 mm x 1,524 mm)
• Type: Heavy duty polypropylene tube broom
• Drive: Hydraulic cylinders activated from cab
• Suspension: Independent hydraulic pressure control
• Automatic wear compensation
• Mounting: Full floating
• Bearings: Sealed, self-aligning
• Drag Shoe: Rubber mounted chromium carbide

GUTTER BROOMS

• Location: Behind cab
• Diameter: 44" (1,117 mm)
• Type: Universal fit 5 segments; co-polymer blocks, disposable wire bristles
• Flex: Free floating digger
• Drive: Direct hydraulic, relief valve protected
• Suspension: Independent hydraulic pressure control
• Automatic wear compensation
• Adjustments: In cab remote for tilt, forward, reverse and lift
• Center and Cross Drag: Free floating polypropylene bristle

CONVEYOR

• Type: Squeegee with replaceable flights reinforced tow belt drive
• Drive: Reversible hydraulic driven with metal teeth
• Lift Control: Hydraulic
• Tension: Pneumatic load sensing
• Clearance: Adjustable 4"-10" (102 mm-254 mm)
• Width: 60" (1,524 mm)
• Cleaning: Built-in hydrant flush with internal high pressure jets

HOPPER

• Volumetric Capacity: 5 cu yds
• Material Volume: 4 cu yds
• Lift Control: Hydraulic in cab
• Dumping: Right side dump
• Lifting Method: Double scissor with twin hydraulic cylinder
• Dump Capacity: 12,000 lbs (5443 kg)
• Dump Height: Variable 24" to 136" (9,609 mm-3,454 mm)
• Maximum Dump Angle: 48 degrees

SWEEPER HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

• Pump: Variable displacement piston pump (42 gpm capacity), with piggy back gear pump
• Drive: Direct drive off auxiliary engine
• Controls: Electric over hydraulic
• 4 Hydraulic Motors: Heavy duty with relief valve protection
• 12 volt emergency auxiliary back-up pump

HYDRA-KOOL

• Compact Cooler - Filter - Reservoir Unit
• Oil cooler with hydraulic driven fan built in
• Hi-flow integral 10 micron filter
• 20 gal reservoir capacity
• Electronic temperature and level sensor
• 10 micron filler-breather
• Filter element condition indicator

PAINT

• High-gloss polyurethane
• Phosphate treatment

WATER SYSTEM

• Capacity of Tank: 340 gal (1,287 L)
• Tank Composition: Dual polyethylene tanks
• Fill System: Hydrant fill with air gap
• Filter suction line 80 mesh
• Stainless Steel Spray Bars: 6 front bumper, 3 per gutter broom, 4 main broom
• In-cab independent control
• Hydraulic driven water pump
• Water system line purge

SWEEPER INSTRUMENT PANEL

• Single button control of sweeping functions
• Back lit control panel
• Hopper position indicator lights
• Broom position indicator lights
• Conveyor stall indicator light / Audible alarm
• Water tank low level indicator / Audible alarm
• Low pressure / High temperature shut-down
• Auxiliary engine integrated shut-down system
• Auxiliary engine low oil pressure indicator light
• Hydraulic temperature warning indicator light
• Auxiliary engine coolant temperature gauge
• Auxiliary engine oil pressure gauge
• Auxiliary engine tachometer / Hour meter


SWEEPER ELECTRICAL/CONTROL SYSTEM

• 12 volt negative ground system
• 70 amp alternator on auxiliary engine
• Electronic circuit protection
• CANBUS full diagnostic system
• Minimized wiring with CANBUS system
• Multiplexing System:
• Diagnostic LED's
• Vehicle data network interface
• Remote Diagnostics

LIGHTING SYSTEM

• Combination LED stop / tail lights
• Combination LED strobe / turn lights
• Compartment LED Lights
• Directional light bar
• 5 Rear marker lights
• 8 Side marker lights
• 2 Main broom LED spotlights
• 1 LED spotlight per gutter broom
• Automatic back-up lights / Audible alarm
• Strobe lights optional

• Auxiliary Front Mount Broom

• Sweeper Wash Down System

• Hopper Deluge

• GPS Inegrated Control System

• In-Cab Broom Down Pressure Control

• Broom Miles Swept Meter

Keywords: Air Suspension, control system, Hydraulics

Other products and services from Wayne Sweepers

09-12-2011

The Centurion, a Single Engine Dustless Street Sweeper

Capacity, volumetric: 6.8 yd• Material volume: 4.0 yd• Maximum dump height (bottom of discharge door): 10'• Maximum dump height: 12'4"• Minimum dump height: 32"• Design lift capacity: 11,000 lb. AM/FM radio• Air conditioning• Air suspension bucket seats• Dual controls; full instruments in both driving positions• Dual tilt and telescoping steering• Nearly 60 sq.