pad AP Reversible Plow for Runways

You Can't Afford Winter Shutdowns

In today's ever-tightening budget crunch no airport can afford not to have reliable equipment backed by a dependable company. With over 30 years experience in airport snow removal Root is a time-tested leader in the field.

The model AP Runway Plow is Root's latest innovation in airport snow removal. Built to the same rugged standards as our larger runway plows, the AP is nevertheless designed to help keep maintenance and fuel costs lower. The efficient design coupled with the polyethylene moldboard material and Root's unique rubber shock absorbing system make this possible.

The design features of the AP include a 42" or 50" height as well as 18' or 20' length, and greater moldboard roll to efficiently remove snow from runways and ramps.

APF-42/50 - 18' or 20'

Standard Features:
  • Polyethylene Moldboard attached to a welded steel framework with high grade elevator bolts.
  • Moldboard is full rollover type available in 42" or 50" height (Optional 10" discharge wings available) and 18' or 20' length.
  • Standard 40" quick couple 1 man hitch.
  • Fully power reversible from cab.
  • 16' rubber shock absorbing section.
  • Either steel or rubber blades as standard.
  • Fully adjustable pneumatic casters.
  • Cushion valve as standard.

SPECIFICATIONS* - AP Reversible Plow
Moldboard length:18' or 20'
Moldboard height:42" or 50"
Vertical ribs:13 - 3/8" x 3"
Moldboard material:3/8" polyethylene
Cutting edge - Steel:(2) 1/2" x 6" x 9' or 10'
Cutting edge - Rubber:(2) 1 1/2" x 10" x 9' or 10'
Reversing cylinders:(2) 4" bore x 30" stroke
Semi circle size:5" x 5" x 1/2"
Moldboard bottom angle:4" x 4" x 3/4"
Reinforcement:4" ship channel
Moldboard top angle:3" x 3" x 3/8"
Support wheels:(2) 6.90 x 9 6-ply with sealed roller bearings. Fully adjustable.
Rubber shock absorber:(2) 1 1/2" x 12" x 16'
Hitch:40" quick detachable front mount, equipped with zerk fittings and a 5" diameter lift cylinder.
Total weight:For 18' - #5410; For 20' - #6000
Recommended truck size:45,000 GVW and up
* Measurements are approximate. Specifications subject to change without notice.

Root Spring Scraper Co.
527 W. North St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269-382-5920 Fax