Airport equipment

Airport tow behind sweeper

Often imitated, but never equaled

The Tenco SMI tow behind 14 ft (4.3 m) airport sweeper is an indispensable piece of equipment to achieve effective airfield snow removal and maintenance operations. The combined clearing action of the high-speed rotating brush and the powerful air blast remove snow, slush, debris, and dust from runways in no time. This proven runway broom has all the necessary features to satisfy airport requirements.

This airport broom is manufactured by Tenco Inc.

Airport Sweeper Features

  • Choice of mechanical or hydrostatic broom drive
  • Automatic broom pattern adjustment system from 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 in)
  • 36 in (914 mm) diameter broom
  • Self-contained sweeper design, powered by it own 300 hp Diesel engine
  • Air Blower equipped with bi-directional nozzles, allowing to blow to the left or to the right
  • Air Blower with an airflow of 829 M3/min (29,283 CFM) and air velocity of 470 km/h (292 mph)
  • Maximum operating speed of 48 km/h (30mph)
  • Self-contained unit. No hydraulic and electric power required from the towing carrier.
  • Impressive blower air velocity. Provide an optimal cleaning by blowing the snow further.
  • Cowling tilts backward. Provide a complete access to the engine.


Main Features

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A complete access to the engine

The Tenco SMI airport sweeper cowling tilts backward, providing easy access to the engine for routine service and maintenance.
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An optimal cleaning

The powerful blower fan produces air velocity of 470 km/h at the nozzles output, providing optimal cleaning performances.

An intuitive touch screen

The sweeper functions are easily controlled by a joystick and an intuitive touch screen installed inside the carrier cabin.
Tenco SMI airport broom

Broom drive

The broom drive is offered in two versions (mechanical and hydrostatic) depending on the customer preferences.

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Technical Specifications

Ideal for

Airfield snow removal and maintenance operations

Sweeper clearing width

4.3 m (14 ft)

Maximum operating speed

48 km/h (30 mph)


Tier 4 Final Diesel 300 hp engine

Blower airflow

13.82 m3/s (29,283 cfm)

Airspeed at nozzle outlets

470 km/h (292 mph)

Popular options available

• Vibrator installed on the broom cover
• LED work lights
• Wireless remote control system
• Adjustable snow deflector on the broom cover

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