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The Frankfurt fairgrounds are among the largest in the world. When take-down and setup take place on the same day, the company that provides the cleaning services has an extra serving on its plate, especially when it comes to outdoor cleaning. Here, the Comac CS 140 vacuum sweeper consistently saves the day. With all three of its side brushes deployed, it can sweep across a width of 2.60 meters. per hour, that’s about 25 miles per hour,” reports the technical his rounds to ensure the fairgrounds will be clean as a whistle for operations manager. “And the machine does a high-quality job, the handover. He is one of seven operators to have been thoroughly too. That’s really what matters to me.” It’s only when he gets to the trained by the manufacturer and certified for the CS 140. Even hard-to-get-to places with concrete posts and pillars that Martin metal screws and other debris, of which there are many lying Strzedulla prefers to use the second, smaller cleaner in his fleet. around on the ground on the fairgrounds, are easily taken care of In the meantime, things have quieted down a little on the and sucked up by the machine. And if pieces of wooden pallets, fairgrounds, most trucks are loaded up and headed for the exit. bigger bottles or cans slip past the roller brush to the screw Sylvester Buballa is already at the wheel of his CS 140 and making conveyors, a safety system kicks in. The conveyor goes into reverse There’s no need to add water to control dust. A powerful turbine sucks the Not having to spray water keeps dust and debris dry and makes for a dust and dirt up into the hopper. A large filter captures even the finest par- lighter load. This not only saves waste treatment costs, but is also good ticles and keeps the dust contained. for the environment. Bonus: the hopper is easier to empty, too. GLOBAL CLEANING | April 2014   57


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