Product Overview

The Elgin® Whirlwind® 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. Whirlwind sweepers offer 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, Whirlwind street sweepers have been leading the market since 1969.


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

Why Whirlwind

  • • Customer tailored performance configurations
  • • Application flexibility
  • • Standard simultaneous sweep/dual nozzle sweep functionality
  • • Suction nozzle(s) designed for demanding road surfaces
  • • Patented SharedPower technology; less diesel emissions complexity
  • Porous Pavement Restoration
    Whirlwind Dual Steering
    Whirlwind Rear Door
  • Wandering Hose
  • Construction Application
    Catch Basin Cleaning
    Whirlwind Airport Application
  • Whirlwind Milling Cleanup
  • Municipal Application
    Fall Leaf Sweeping
    Airport Milling Cleanup
  • Elgin Whirlwind
  • Whirlwind's in Egypt
    Construction Application