Scarab Sweepers - Scarab-Fayat

Scarab is part of the Fayat Group and the World’s largest privately owned manufacturer of heavy duty truck mounted suction and urban precinct sweepers. Founded in 1979 and from our headquarters and manufacturing centre in Kent, we offer an unrivalled range of road sweepers featuring excellent build quality, optimum payload capacity, superior suction performance and complimented by minimal noise and exhaust pollution. A global frontrunner in the design, manufacture and support of road sweeping equipment, Scarab has achieved this all by combining the very best in technology, innovation and quality, with unrivalled Service. Scarab; “sweeping the Earth, not costing it”. Update: Scarab are very pleased to announce their co-operation with Epoke A/S from Denmark and are taking on the UK Sales and Support of the range of Epoke winter maintenance equipment from January 2013.

Company details

Pattenden Lane, Marden, , Tonbridge , Kent TN12 9QD United Kingdom

Locations Served

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €

Scarab was founded in 1979 and from the UK Headquarters and Manufacturing Centre we offer a wide range of road sweepers with excellent build quality, superior performance, optimum payload and capacity, all complimented by minimal noise and exhaust pollution.

We are a global supplier with a distribution network around the world, we can provide stock road sweepers with a wide choice of common options or if you require something a little out of the ordinary by working with our design team we can give you the bespoke vehicle of your choice. Our Compact Range of road cleaning equipment not only includes the renowned Scarab Minor road sweeper with its 4 brush Sweep system but now includes a range of street cleansing vehicles such as Compact Scrubber dryers in the form of the Scarab Aquazura and the Scarab Aquadyne a Compact high powered washer.

At Scarab we like to innovate and push technology and the sweeping industry forward, Scarab were the pioneers of the environmentially friendly single-engine truck mounted sweeper and continue to dominate the market in this field, we also were the first road sweeper manufacturer to supply all our sweepers with a CANbus control and diagnostics system we are now on the third generation of CANbus systems. We are proud to say we innovate while others copy.

Our Support Service is second to none and we constantly strive to keep customers our number one priority, we provide a full range of after sales support, including operator and technician training as well as Contract Maintenance Packages to keep your vehicles at their best.

Scarab offers a variety of truck-mounted sweepers using alternative power sources to precisely suit an individual customer’s needs. Having pioneered the use of Hydrostatic Technology and later developing the Unidrive PTO concept, Scarab Sweepers are proud to be the world’s largest manufacturer in the Single Engine field. To compliment this success, Scarab have also created an excellent reputation for the two-engine Mistral and more recently the M6 which has been designed with features to enable it to be mounted quickly and simply on virtually any internationally available chassis.

Our Compact cleansing range includes the Scarab Minor a road sweeper, the Minor is unique in combining the small dimensions of a ‘compact sweeper’ with a 4 brush sweeping system, combined with the power and performance of a chassis mount.

Our compact range now includes the Scarab Azura , a 2 front brush mounted sweeper now complete with Euro 5 power plant and numerous revisions that further enhance its exceptional abilities. High amongst these improvements are increased hopper capacity and enhanced functionality, features shared with the Aquazura & Aquadyne; a scrubber-dryer & street-washer, all based around the same unique 4–wheel steer compact chassis, which is both economical, quiet and perfectly suited to the rigours of modern urban street cleaning.

Scarab has a reputation for listening and reacting to customer’s needs and possess a willingness to explore and embrace new technology. Scarab was the first company in the world to successfully introduce CANbus control technology across their whole range, further improving reliability by simplifying the operating systems, improving vehicle ergonomics, and reducing maintenance.

Scarab are proud to be the World’s leading manufacturer of environmentally sensitive sweeping vehicles and produce a range of products that not only fulfil customer’s operational needs but give additional environmental benefits and reduce the on-going operational costs of that equipment over its considerable lifespan.