Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-10. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
Purpose of the Sweeper. The sweeper is a model 53MH sweeper having three wheels, designed to follow a 1-
1/4 ton cargo truck. It is designed to sweep paved surfaces.
Capabilities and Features.
Brush is hydraulically operated and has flotation and angle adjustments to provide maximum sweeping
A sprayer system wets down surfaces to keep dust to a minimum.
12-volt and 24 volt electrical hook-ups to the tow vehicle.
1-11. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
Refer to figure 1-3 for location of the following items:
Tow Pole and Strut. Tow strut provides a simple way to pull and guide the sweeper.
Data Plates. Data plates provide information on operation and technical details of the sweeper.
Main Frame. The main frame serves as the hydraulic fluid reservoir and as a mounting point for the vehicle
Hydraulic System. The hydraulic system consists of hydraulic controls, pump, motor, reservoir and filter.
Fuel Tank. The fuel tank provides an on-board source for fuel.
Engine. The engine provides power for the hydraulic pump and hydraulic motor.
Sprinkler System. The sprinkler system is made up of a water tank, hoses, pump, spray bar, and nozzles. As
water is pumped from the tank it travels through the hoses to the spray nozzles.
Hand Brakes. The hand brakes hold the vehicle in place when parked.
Brush Frame Assembly. Brush assembly is made up of the brush and the hydraulic core. The brush hood
covers the top of the brush to avoid splash back onto the engine and electrical components. The brush frame also
serves as a mount for the hydraulic motor.
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