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A7 Tornado Street Sweeper

8.4 Cubic Yard Regenerative Air Street Sweeper

The Schwarze® A7 Tornado™ is a heavy-duty, chassis mounted, regenerative air street sweeper with an 8.4 cubic yard hopper. The A7 Tornado™ has over 20 years of successful operation throughout the United States and around the world. From a hydraulic system designed with just-in-time principles to insure clean, fresh fittings to a saw tooth drop-down screen design, the Tornado™ is designed to work more and be down for maintenance less. The A7 Tornado™ is a heavy-duty workhorse that will provide a high quality option with a low cost of ownership. Come to the people you know, for the products you trust.

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Feature Benefit
No butt connectors, all soldered connections Severe duty wiring that eliminates shorts caused for poor connectors and reduces downtime.
Custom Made-to-Order Hydraulic Hoses Reduces the opportunity for contamination in the Hydraulic System.
Computer Controlled Cutting & Forming Process Guarantees a consistent cut part every time
10 Gauge Steel Longer part life; reduced cost of ownership
Abrasion Resistant Steel in Critical Wear Areas Longer life expectancy; reduced cost of ownership
Four Point Protection℠ Optional Stainless Steel Hopper Package for long-lasting performance.
Bolt in Pressure & Transition Tubes Ease of Maintenance (Reduced Cost of Ownership)


Feature Benefit
Gutter Broom Extension Override℠ (GEO℠) Increased usability of gutter brooms, and expands the versatility in various applications. While eliminating the need for a center broom.
Whisper Wheel℠ Fan System 70% quieter, uses 20% less fuel, and 7% more powerful than an open face fan design
Sweeps-in-Reverse℠ Backup Sweeping Ability Can Safely Back-up or operate in reverse without damaging the sweeping head. No need to disengage and re-engage sweeping mechanism during backing increasing productivity.
In Cab 27 Degree Hydraulic Tilt Allows on-the-fly gutter broom adjustments from cab
Leaf Bleeder Allows up to 80% air exhaust to increase performance under varying material conditions
Hardox Steel Eliminates the need for a fan coating; longer life expectancy; reduced cost of ownership
1.5 Grams Balanced Fan Both Sides Reduced vibration, and increased power range of the equipment
Bolt In, Angled Rubber Blast Orifice Increases debris transfer while enabling high speed sweeping
29,000 Cubic Inch, Self-Cleaning, Multi Pass Circular Dust Separator Self Dumping Dust Separator eliminates the need for the operator to enter the confined debris body when cleaning the separator.
Saw tooth Screens Increased Screen Surface Area creates more productivity, eliminates the need for a screen vibrator, lower cost of operation
14″ Suction & Blast Tubes Reduced clogging, increased pickup capability.
44″ Gutter Brooms Increased Broom surface area enables transfer of materials from a greater distance from the sweeping head


Feature Benefit
Sweeps-in-Reverse℠ Backup Sweeping Ability: Eliminates the need for the operator to raise and lower the sweeping head to reverse direction
PM 10 Certified Meets AQMD 1186 requirements to pick up and contain harmful particulates
Backup Alarms Alerts pedestrians and vehicles of reverse motion
Noise Level Reduce operator stress; increased productivity in noise sensitive areas
LED Lighting Increased Visibility on the streets, and reduced cost of ownership


Feature Benefit
Modular Componentry Reduced Repair time and cost of ownership
Recessed GB Discs Lowers cost of operation by reducing twine to wrap on GB motor.
Hydraulic Test Ports Reduces troubleshooting time
3 Point Engine Shutdown System Reduces the risk of an engine failure due to low coolant level, high coolant temperature, and low oil pressure
Bolt In, Replaceable Fan Liner Ease of Maintenance (Reduced Cost of Ownership)
8.4 Cubic Yard Hopper Capacity Increased hopper capacity equates to increased production and less dumps .
90×36″ Sweeping Head Increased Productivity with a larger area of influence. (Quicker transfer, no bulldozing)
Dump Method Cleaner, faster dump
25 Gallon Hydraulic Tank Capacity Reduces the heat build-up which creates a longer life expectancy for key hydraulic components.
Fewer Moving Parts Reduced Cost of Operation
Standard 12V DC Hydraulic Pump Able to raise and lower the sweeping head without the use of the Aux engine.


Feature Benefit
Warranty Support Schwarze® people are on duty to support you and your equipment
Parts Availability Schwarze® original equipment parts are available when you need them.
Trusted Dealers Trusted dealers will support you before and after-purchase needs.
Global Support Schwarze® staff will set-up and train on location world-wide.
Industry Involvement Schwarze® supports the industry trade shows, and industry associations.


8” Auxiliary Hand Hose Extra 350 Gallon Polyethylene Water Tank
One to Three Remote Cameras with In-cab video Monitor Sound Suppression System
Mechani-Pneumatic Powerhood (Broom Assist Head) In-Cab Tilt Controls for Gutter Brooms