BU118 Utility Broom

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Cat® Utility Brooms sweep and collect light debris on smooth surfaces in forward or reverse travel.Cat® Utility Brooms sweep and collect debris on smooth surfaces in forward or reverse travel. The Utility Broom is recommended for spoil removal during cold planing applications. The Utility Broom can be adjusted for greater bristle down-force in tough applications such as sweeping course material out of a cold planer cut.


Ideal for cleaning and removing dirt, rock, snow and other debris from streets, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks and factory floors.

Bi-Directional Sweeping

Utility Brooms have the ability to sweep and collect light debris on smooth surfaces in both forward or reverse.

Broom Material Options

Standard broom material is made of replaceable polypropylene and steel wire sections. Optional replacement brushes include all polypropylene and all steel wire.

Large Hopper Capacity

Large hopper capacity allows greater productivity with longer sweeping cycles. Wide bucket opening with bolt-on, replaceable cutting edge permits fast, efficient dumping.

Optional Dust Control

An optional water sprinkler kit is available which helps reduce the amount of airborne dust during your sweeping operations.

Rubber Boots

Rubber boots on front and sides of broom aid in containing debris and airborne contaminants during sweeping.

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Long Name:
BU118 Utility Broom
Overall Width
83.3 in / 2115 mm
Sweeping Width
73.4 in / 1865 mm
Brush Diameter
26 in / 660 mm
Required Hydraulics
Standard Flow
31.2 in / 793 mm
58.7 in / 1490 mm
1036.2 lb / 470 kg
Required Hydraulic Flow
30-83 L/min (8-22 gpm)
Optimal Hydraulic Pressure
145-227 bar (2100-3300 psi)
Motor Displacement
24 in³/rev / 393 cm³/rev
Brush Speed at Maximum Flow
190 rpm
Hopper Capacity
0.6 yd³ / 0.49 m³
Gutter Brush Weight
88.2 lb / 40 kg
Drive Method
Direct Drive