Review: Advance Sc6000 Industrial Floor Scrubber

Review: Advance SC6000 Industrial Floor Scrubber

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Review: Advance Sc6000 Industrial Floor ScrubberProduct Name: Advance SC6000
Manufacturer: Nilfisk-Advance
Notable features: SmartFlow™ reduces water and chemical use up to 50%, SmartKey™ creates different levels of user access and integrated impact detection improves operator accountability.  The machine also has a USB charging port, and the instrument panel language can be switched from English to Spanish (or other languages).

Price Range: $26k- $29k, or $18k-$20k without EcoFlex 
Value for the money:
Options: Dustguard 5-stage dust control system traps dust before it becomes airborne. Other options include:

  • Cylindrical or disc scrubbing
  • Hose kit
  • Vacuum wand
  • Heavy-duty bumper
  • LED headlights and warning beacon
  • Right-side broom
  • Overhead guard
  • Cruise control

Best for: The SC6000 autoscrubber can be used in retail applications with smooth surfaces and tile floors, and in large areas such as manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers, or anywhere fast and efficient cleaning is a must.

Not recommended for: 
outdoor applications.

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Advance SC6000 Rider Scrubber Pros & Cons

Pros: The durable SC6000 autoscrubber offers a low cost of ownership and up to 4.5 hours runtime (30% longer than comparable models). SmartFlow™ technology dispenses solution based on speed and reduces water and chemical use up to 50%. The intermittent solution off control minimizes water use in tight turns, and the EcoFlex system allows for intermittent, aggressive cleaning. 

Cons:  The SC6000 isn’t designed to pickup objects larger than a soda can. It’s best for medium or light debris.

Hands-on with the Advance SC6000 floor scrubber:  The machine feels very sturdy. When you stand on this machine, it feels solid where others are wobbly. First-time users will find the SC6000 very easy to to use, and supervisors like the ability to track impacts and idle time. Removing and replacing the cylindrical brushes or disc pads is very easy,  and the squeegee is equally simple to remove and install. Lastly, this machine offers excellent visibility.

Summary: The Advance SC6000 is one of the best mid-size ride-on scrubber dryers on the market. It’s ease of use and low cost of ownership make it a popular choice for buyers and operators. A fully-protected scrub deck, side-skirts and rollers protect the machine and your facility from damage.

Review: Advance Sc6000 Industrial Floor ScrubberLearn more about the SC6000 from Advance’s website, or contact TMH with any questions. You can reach us online, or by phone:

East Bay – Livermore  (510) 473-8151
Fresno (559) 834-9500
Sacramento (916) 376-0500
Salinas (831) 757-1091

Further Reading:

Download the Sweeper Scrubber Buyer Guide
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