Root 8900 Underbody Scraper For Year Round Maintenance

The Root Model 8900 is the natural evolution of the Root line of underbody scrapers that began at the turn of the 20th century. With progressively heavier duty features, the Root 8900 continues the march into the year 2000 and beyond.

  • 20.5" circle clamp with poly shims
  • 2" hangerboard pin with 6" center pin
  • Under Hangerboard reinforcement
  • Reinforced circle ear with 2" pin
Underbody scraper size:10' (3.04m), 11' (3.35m) or 12' (3.65m)
Hangerboard:Minimum of 10" (25cm) x 30 lb. Structural channel reinforced by 1/2" (1.26cm) x 8" (20cm) plate and by 4" (10cm) S&C 13.8 lb. channel the entire length of hinge line with a center bolt bushing.
Hinge line:Solid, 96" linear inches (2.43m) minimum, 660 square inches (.42m squared) of bearing surface area.
Hinge shaft:2 1/2" (6cm) O.D. carbon steel.
Moldboard size:1" (2cm) thick x 20" (50cm) wide, heat treated carbon steel.
Moldboard shock absorption:Cusioned by 2 heavy duty Root patented cushion spring shock absorber assemblies.
Moldboard actuation:2 - 3" (7.61cm) double acting cylinders with chrome plated piston rods, mounted horizontally on the scraper by 3/4" (1.9cm) thick reinforced steel trunnion brackets.
Trunnion bearings:2" (5cm) O.D. x 1 1/4" (3.15cm) carbon steel.
Circle:Minimum of 1" (2cm) thick notchless abrasion resistant solid steel 1 pc. design with 4 independent heavy duty mounting legs.
Power reverse:Dual cylinder power reverse with 2 - 4" (10cm) double acting cylinders.
Reverse cylinder:Rod clevis bosses to be of 3" O.D. carbon steel, solid welded to the top and bottom of the hangerboard.
Positions:Scraper has infinite plowing positions, up to 45 degrees left and right.
* Measurements are approximate. Specifications subject to change without notice.

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