Review of the Viper AS710R Ride on Scrubber Dryer

The Viper AS710R Ride-on Scrubber Dryer is the larger of the two Ride-On Scrubber Dryers currently available from Viper cleaning machines, the smaller being the AS530R model.  Viper Cleaning, based in Copenhagen are part of the Nilfisk group, and aim to provide cleaning machines which are easy-to-use and easy to service. Viper are perhaps one of the most popular manufacturers of commercial cleaning equipment, due mostly to the balance their equipment strikes between usability, reliability and price, with each machine engineered with the customer in mind. Their range extends from small scale carpet cleaners right through to larger machines intended for larger premises, such as retail stores or industrial scale sites.

AS530R AS710R
Voltage (V) 24v 100Ah 24v 245Ah
Net Weight (kg) 140kg 225kg
Operating weight (kg) 212kg 345
Solution/recovery tank (l) 72/73 120/120
Productivity rate (m²/ h) 2650 4413
Brush speed/pressure (RPM/kg) 160/ – 204/35
Sound pressure level (dB(A)) 68 69
Length x width x height (cm) 1470 x 730 x 1310 1730 x 810 x 1410
Cleaning path/width (mm) 530 710
Squeegee width (mm) 730 940
Vacuum motor power (W) 400 500
Brush motor (W) 450 300 x 2

Features and Benefits of the Viper AS710R Scrubber Dryer

The Viper AS710R is a Ride-on Scrubber dryer, making it ideally suited for large areas and commercial environments which exceed 5000m2 in size. It is perfect for heavy traffic areas and for this reason remains popular with large retailers, hotels and industrial sites. It is an adaptable machine, equipped to deal with a whole variety of different floor types, such as tiled, vinyl, sealed wood and concrete. It is compact whilst remaining robust, and comes packaged with 2 brushes, 2 pad holders, a squeegee, and an on-board charger to charge the four 6 volt batteries with an impressive 245Ah capacity.

Other features of the Viper AS710R include:

  • Simple and easy to operate: Intuitive dashboard, one touch button and user-friendly interface
  • Robust and powerful: Mechanical lifting or lowering of brushes, plus an optional front bumper which protects the machine and extends its lifespan
  • Reliable and safe: Automatic speed reduction control and ergonomic seat safety switch
  • Built-in squeegee hanging system
  • Storage for other devices, such as phones, and a USB charger built in
  • Large opening to the 120 litre recovery tank allows for easier cleaning

In terms of size, the Viper AS710R measures in at 1580 x 760 x 1230mm with a net weight of 225kg. It comes equipped with a 500w drive motor and 2 300w brush motors. It also boasts a 500w vacuum motor.

The Viper AS710R is a large, powerful yet manoeuvrable cleaning machine that is easy to service.

Viper AS710R Maintenance

Despite being robust and heavy-duty, the Viper AS710R is still liable to fall victim to certain faults if it is not maintained regularly – as with all cleaning machines. Our engineers regularly stress the importance of preventative maintenance as well as annual servicing, to ensure safety and performance. Recurring issues that can happen if the machine is not properly maintained are:

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

These issues can all be resolved, as mentioned above, with regular maintenance, but also, are easily resolved by our engineers. Spare parts are readily available and under-the-hood access to the machine is easily achieved due to the Viper’s design. Recently, we had a call from a customer who was experiencing a number of the issues listed. The filter had become blocked, the suction rubbers damaged and the floor pads had been overused. All of these issues were solved by our engineer, but may have been avoided altogether if proper maintenance of the machine was adhered to.

Overview of the Viper AS Ride On Scrubber Drier

For pricing and further information on the AS AS710R please visit the A3 Machines website: http://www.a3machines.co.uk/viper-as710r-ride-on-scrubber-drier-new-machine-complete-with-batteries-charger-pad-holders-scrubbing-brushes

To contact A3 Machines to arrange a demonstration on the Viper Fang Scrubber Dryer please visit:  http://www.a3machines.co.uk.

Viper AS710R Ride-On Scrubber Drier
Viper AS710R Ride-On Scrubber Drier

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