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The Award Winning Stripe Hog

Advantages of the Stripe Hog SH8000 for the Highway Industry:

  • The fastest removal rates in the industry for the removal of thermoplastic, cold plastic, two component, epoxy, tape and waterborne paint. Removes thermoplastic at 6,500 linear feet pre hour. (1981 Linear meters/hr.).
  • Simultaneous removal of parallel markings with the double blasting heads in the side-by-side configuration.

  • Rapid removal of single, continuous lines with the double blasting heads in the tandem configuration.
  • Cleaning and rejuvenation of the retro-reflectivity of thermoplastic and cold plastic markings.
  • Simultaneous vacuum recovery allows for application of new markings in 20 minutes.

Advantages of the Stripe Hog SH8000 for the Airport Industry:

  • Rubber removal rates up to 40,000 sq. ft. (3716 m2/hr) on asphalt and concrete runways.
  • Rapid cleaning and rejuvenation of runway centerline marking retro-reflectivity reduces dramatically the frequency of center line painting.
  • Runway retexturing in extreme hot climates where friction is lost because of asphalt bleeding.
  • Runway retexturing in climates with heavy snow and ice where snow removal brooms polish the surface of the runway.
  • Simultaneous vacuum recovery allows for immediate emergency landings during the removal process. The SH8000 will shut down and vacate the runway in 45 seconds.