WHIRLWIND1 – Trinity



The Elgin® Whirlwind1® has continuously raised the bar in truck mounted vacuum sweeping performance in the North American market. Combining a proven low maintenance design with an extra-wide sweeping path and short wheelbase. Whirlwind1 with single-engine technology reduces daily maintenance, increases productivity, and enhances the operator experience while offering performance flexibility; allowing the selection of single or dual nozzle, and 28” (711 mm) or 36” (914 mm) side brooms for a maximum sweep path of 12’ (3658 mm). Choice of conventional or cab over chassis. From the unique extending nozzle to the overall robust construction, Whirlwind1 street sweepers will continue leading the market.



The Elgin Whirlwind1 is specially suited for uneven, patched roads and jobs involving dirt, sand, millings, general street sweeping, leaves and road debris applications. The Whirlwind1 is also recognized as a proven and powerful tool for maintenance and restoration of permeable pavement.



Searching for a solution that eliminates maintaining and servicing an auxiliary engine on a pure vacuum sweeper? Elgin® Sweeper Company has the answer. The Whirlwind1® eliminates all things associated with a diesel auxiliary engine, providing value to customers that extends beyond having one less engine. The Elgin Sweeper single-engine technology has undergone years of customer focused testing and validation; ensuring a design that exceeds expectations!




Why Whirlwind1



Proven single-engine technology with shift-on-the-fly operation



Customer tailored performance configurations



Application flexibility



Standard simultaneous sweep/dual nozzle sweep functionality



Suction nozzle(s) designed for demanding road surfaces



Dual-engine platform with patented SharedPower technology available




Engine Make

Variable Speed Device

Engine Type

Planetary Gearbox Design


240 (179 kW) approved input rating

Chassis engine make

Cummins ISB 6.7 or equivalent


in-Line 6 cylinder, turbocharged diesel

Fuel Tank Capacity

50 gal (189 L)

Chassis Battery Rating

12 volt

Sweeper Battery Rating


Chassis Engine Alternator

160 amperes

Sweeping path (with 36” side broom): Suction nozzle only

32 in. (813 mm)

Suction nozzle & one side broom

52 in. (1320 mm)

Suction nozzle & extension broom

78 in. (1981 mm)

Suction nozzle, extension, & one side broom

95 in. (2413 mm)

Dual suction nozzles, side brooms & extension broom

144 in. (3658 mm)

Hydraulic Blower Pump

Variable - piston type - with 4.2 cu-in (68.8 cc) /rev rating

Hydraulic Sweeper Pump

Gear driven with capacity of 32.2 GPM (121.9 LPM) @ 3400 RPM; sweeper brooms, and hopper dump functions

Reservoir Capacity

23 gal (87 L)

Water Tank Construction

Dual polyethylene, removable

Water System Capacity

335 gal. (1268 L) standard

System Pressure

40 PSI (2.8 bar)