Review of the Nilfisk BA 530 Scrubber Drier

The Nilfisk BA 530 battery operated scrubber drier is part of the Grey line BA range offered by Nilfisk and although now replaced by the BA 551 it is still very much in demand. Nilfisk are a Danish company, headquartered in Brøndby, Denmark and we find many customers looking to reduce environmental impact from cleaning actives appreciate the sustainable focus of Nilfisk. They aim to offer customers sustainable yet cost effective cleaning solutions that use less energy, water and detergents in order to lower the total cost of operation whilst maintaining effectiveness and productivity.

Nilfisk BA Range Technical Specifications
Nilfisk BA Range Technical Specifications

The Nilfisk Grey line products are suited for cleaning office spaces, retail environments, schools and warehouses as well cleaning where hygiene and safety is of great importance such as Food & Beverage, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industries. For the cleaning of very dirty, rugged and hot environments such as in agriculture and construction we recommend you take a look at their Blue line floor cleaning products.

Features and Benefits of the Nilfisk BA 530

The Nilfisk BA 530 is a compact battery-operated scrubber dryer which is reliable and easy to manoeuvre. Due to its compact size (1070 x 1340 x 530 mm) and automatic battery operation, it leaves floors clean and dry in a single quick pass. It has excellent drying on turns and the clear, pictorial display puts all controls within reach and makes it easy for the novice and the experienced operator alike. It features a curved squeegee, which eliminates the need for spot mopping.

The BA 530 is ideally suited for cleaning up to 1,500 m2 of hard flooring, making it appropriate for usage in supermarkets, schools and warehouses. Its ergonomic handle reduces operator fatigue and its brush is operated by a simple click on/off system. Its symmetric brush on/off system allows for cleaning to left and right and up to any edges on the premises.

The Nilfisk BA 530 features:

  • Ergonomic Handle
  • On/Off Brush Click
  • Symmetric Brush system
  • Optional Brush system

It also boasts a weight of 250 kg, motor power of 920 watts and brush speed of 180 rpm which in turn applies 27 kg of pressure to dirt and soiling. Both its clean water tank and recovery tank are separate, 55 ltr tanks and it houses two 12V batteries. All-in-all, it is a solid machine with excellent cleaning performance for small to medium-sized floors.

Nilfisk BA 530 Scrubber Dryer
Nilfisk BA 530 Scrubber Dryer

Nilfisk BA 530 Battery Powered Scrubber Drier Maintenance

Over time, the Nilfisk BA 530 battery powered scrubber drier will of course run into the usual signs of wear and tear if not maintained properly. Regular maintenance can, in most cases, help to avoid some of the more pernicious problems associated with regular usage. Some of these problems include:

  • Blocked filters
  • Scale build-up in water tanks
  • Greasing
  • Connection issues
  • Battery maintenance

Whilst all of these problems, as aforementioned can be avoided with regularly preventative maintenance, one of our engineers was recently called to try and solve a problem of a different nature. Due to using excessive force when the Nilfisk BA 530 become stuck between shelving fixtures, a customer managed to split the water hose. This needed replacing by our engineer, and had proper precautions been taken in this case, the issue could have been avoided altogether. As with most things related to floor cleaning equipment, routine cleaning and care can help prevent issues from arising in the first place.

Nilfisk BA 530 Overview

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