Suitable for working on smaller areas with obstacles between the apron, taxiways and runways. Medium-sized TRILO vacuum sweepers are compact and manoeuverable machines with a loading volume of 4 m3 for mowing and collecting grass clippings. FOD present in the grass is collected by the suction hood simultaneously. Different types of mower shafts and knives are available for different moving conditions. A powerful fan provides enormous suction power and is mounted in a housing with a replaceable lining. The fan is driven by a PTO drive shaft attached to the tractor and requires an output of The required hp PTO can vary depending on the working conditions.70 – 90 HP (51 – 66 kW). Every TRILO vacuum sweeper can optionally be equipped with a wander hose.
• Mowing and collecting grass clippings and FOD in one pass.
• Reduces availability of food for insects, animals and birds.
• Limits risks of bird and wildlife strikes.
• No grass clippings that can be ingested by jet engines.
• No build-up of thatch and old grass clippings.
• No unwanted fertilising due to older grass clippings.
• High working speed limits duration of runway closures.
• Large radial tyres limit rutting/soil damage.
• Can be operated by one person.