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The Aardvark is a fully enclosed automatic towable sweeper for landfills, construction sites and mines.
Clean off debris with a push of the button!
The Aardvark magnetic sweeper is designed as a severe duty all terrain tow behind magnet that is packed with features. It’s ready for severe duty keeping rough terrain and large areas free of dangerous metal debris. For one, it has a fully enclosed magnet which means you don’t have to worry about metal debris getting all over the magnet.
The Aardvark has an 8 foot sweeping width and also features an automatic clean off system. Clean off debris with a push of the button!
The 16.5″ x 6.5″ flat proof, hub and spindle wheels make this a unit that can go into the worst road conditions to help you eliminate down time costs caused by repairing flat tires punctured by metal debris.
The Aardvark magnetic sweeper is good for applications such as cleaning landfill sites, construction sites, mining areas or any larger rough terrain areas.
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Aardvark™ 96 Tow Behind magnetic sweeper$ 11999.99
Weight: 1181 lbs | Length: 119
Width: 40 | Height: 28
* If you want to order more than one you may add or adjust product quantities once you have added the product to your shopping cart.
|Aardvark Series||Aadvark 96|
|Sweeper Width||96″ (8 foot)|
|Ground Clearance||1.5″ to 6″|
|Coupler Height Adjustment||2″ Ball with 6 adjustment coupler heights of 13″, 15″, 17″, 19″, 21″ and 23″.|
|Height Adjustability||1.5″ to 6″ continuous adjustment|
|Housing Construction||Steel and welded aluminum|
|Wheels||16.5″ x 6.5″ flat proof, hub and spindle|
|Magnetic Surface Area||752 sq. inches|
|Maximum Lifting Height (using 2.5″, 8 penny nails)||12 inches|
|Total Sweeper Weight||1056 lb|
|Total Shipping Weight||1181 lbs|
|Shipping Dimensions||119″L x 40″W x 28″H|
|Tongue Weight||260 lbs|
|Accessories||Yes. See the “Operating Instructions“|
The Aardvark uses permanently charged grade C8 magnets that will never need to be recharged. Power will never decrease, ensuring years of use.
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Rough conditions... no problem.
We are very impressed...
"We swept our operations yard for the first time and were taken back by the amount of material this unit collected and now understand why we were getting so many tire punctures."
Phu Bia Mining Limited
A Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper with an Automated Clean Off System
The Aardvark has a permanently charged magnet in it that weighs close to 600 lbs and with a magnet this big, clean off has to be automated in some way.
The Aardvark utilizes the simplest most proven and effective method of automating clean off which is to rotate the magnet around a pivot point on one side to rotate the magnet upward to physically separate the magnet from the debris.
To do this a 4000 lb winch is used. Rotating the magnet around a pivot point on one side takes less effort than lifting the magnet straight up and the 4000 lbs winch does this with no problem. The normal steel winch cable is replaced with an Amsteel blue synthetic winch rope in order to withstand more frequent unwinding and winding. A normal steel winch cable would fatigue and break with a limited number of uses.
The winch is designed to be powered by a deep cycle marine battery. A marine battery does not come with the unit but should be used instead of a regular battery because they are designed to be used in these circumstances much like they are used for trolling motors in boats. They can also withstand some bumping and bouncing.
Wrap Around Feature
The “Wrap Around” feature prevents debris from falling off due to ground strikes, or dirt and grass pushing the debris backward on the magnet and off the back. Instead of the debris falling off the back when pushed backward, the debris just wraps around onto the back side of the magnet.
Sweeping Height Control
Adjustable sweeping height from 1 1/2″ to 6″. Adjusts to suit all off road conditions. Continuously adjustable sweeping height by turning the top link (gold in color as show in pictures) allows fine tuning of performance in any terrain and conditions for optimum performance.
Four Layers of Permanently Charged Magnets
Four layers of permanently charged magnets packed end to end un-spaced with a metal backing plate to increase the size of the magnetic field and direct it downwards to increase pickup performance
Lifting Height of 12"
The Aardvark can pick up a 2 1/2" nail from 12" in a bench test. The sweeping height of the magnet is adjustable from 1 1/2 to 6"
The Aardvark being manufactured at our location in Canada
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