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Trombia Free is the world’s first full power, electric and autonomous street sweeper.  Trombia Free delivers up to 10 times faster area cleaning, but uses only 15% of the energy required for advanced high performance sweeping. Hence, the electric era is here.

Trombia Free Sysytem Launch at IFAT 2022

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pilot programs are ongoing

Our mission is to electrify and automate street cleaning in modern cities and industrial destinations in the most sustainable way possible. 

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Trombia Free is made for a pleasant, clean, and sustainable environment.

What everything?

THE PERFORMANCE

Trombia Free is designed to perform in finest PM2.5 dust removal and heavy mechanical debris sweeping.

At the same time, the average power used in cleaning work varies between 6 kw - 16 kw. With the global-wide patented Trombia sweeping technology this power input is sufficient to deliver the cleaning performance of the heavy duty street scrubbers that are commonly equipped with over 100 kw suction engine power.

Unlike other electric sweepers in the market, Trombia Free has made no compromises with the performance to save battery life.

If you look at electric compact street sweepers and their diesel-powered equivalents, you'll find that suction and sweeping engine power has been decreased down by 90% when the sweeper has been electrified. This has the same impact on actual performance.

Trombia Free can deliver autonomously 5 000 - 7 000 m2 of power-cleaned area surface every hour.

THE POWER

Trombia Free uses in regular urban area sweeping only 6 kwH of energy per sweeping hour. This makes Trombia Free a unique electric heavy duty vehicle across all industries.

 

Trombia Free is equipped with either Lithium-Ion Battery Packs of 45,6 kwh (Single Pack) or 91,2 kwh (Double Pack). These battery packs will give you 8,5 - 17 hours of non-stop regular urban area sweeping (EN15429-2)  or 4 - 8 hours of non-stop high power street scrubbing.

 

When you consider the area coverage that you achieve with 4-8 hours of non-stop high power Trombia sweeping - the energy efficiency is fully underlined. Trombia Free uses only approximately 1.0 - 2,2 kWh of energy in 1000 m2.

THE ENVIRONMENT

Modern high power street cleaning fleets include several heavy equipment vehicles operating slowly along the streets. The diesel-fuel consumption is over 20 l / hour per vehicle. 

 

In particular the slow-moving suction sweeper, with over 60 - 100 kW suction engine, and only marginal cleaning efficiency, is a heavy consumer for diesel fuel. 

 

This results in dramatic amount of CO2 emissions, and the only way to combat the over 3 million CO2 kg tons that street sweepers around the world cause, is to change to a greener and more power-efficient option. Trombia Free is the solution.

 

Trombia Free's base technology Trombia, has been certified in the European EUnited PM2.5 Test to the highest 4-star category. In the Trombia's self-initiated dust removal tests in 2017 the same technology was found to remove over 96% of fine PM2.5 dust particles off the street surface.

Trombia Free also saves water over 95% compared to existing suction sweeper technologies. Enough said.

ALL WEATHER AUTONOMOUS

Trombia Free's autonomous machine vision is based on a lidar-based point cloud system. Our advanced algorithm and localisation capability allows us to operate accurately indoors, outdoors, darkness and light, rain, snow and sunshine. 

 

You will get your job done regardless of the weather.

THE BUSINESS MODEL

Street sweeping vehicles cost hefty 6-figure investments. Thus, we don't want to give customers any excuses to purchase diesel-fueled sweepers anymore. 

 

To change the world overnight from diesel-fueled alternatives to Trombia Free, we will also enable customers significant cost savings and alternative purchase models to follow the ideals of sharing economy.

 

THE NOISE

Trombia Free is designed for the modern life in smart cities.

Your sweepers operate nightshifts and they have to be significantly quieter than existing high power street scrubbers. In city application we have measured peak noise levels at 76db while from standard distance Trombia Free's noise level has been measured below 70 db.

THE OPERATIONS PLATFORM

Trombia Free operations platform is equipped to monitor and observe the functionality and cleaning performance of your Trombia Free fleet.

 

After the day's duty you are able to invoice the cleaned square meters with one click from your customers, and every invoice includes automatically the amount of CO2 emissions saved by doing the work with Trombia Free - instead of the bad and loud diesel sweepers. 

 

During 2021 we seek to include in the operations platform also a marketplace model, where your clients can publish new cleaning projects for you to bid in. One-click bid, client agrees, and off you go giving the command for your Trombia Free. This feature will increase utilization of your fleet dramatically.

INTEGRATION TO SMART CITIES

Trombia Free's command and operations system is developed in-house by Trombia Technologies.

This means that integration and upgrading the Trombia Free units with new data collection features such as air quality measurement, road-AI or digital twin recording is made agile and straight-forward through the interfaces.

Integration to smart cities also requires logistics integration to existing waste systems.

 

Trombia Free system deliveries include a service dock setup for on-top-of-a-dumpster emptying process:

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Technical specifications

Power source

Electric power system

Working width

2,2 metres (up to 3,0m with two gutter brooms)

Fine dust removal width

2,2 metres

Battery System

45,6kwh Lithium-ion Battery package (Single)

91,2kwh Lithium-ion Battery package (Double)

Charging System

AC On-board for mains plug

Supercharger options to be brought available.

Charging time

0 - 100% 5h through high power plug

0 - 100% 15h through regular 230V mains plug

Driving Performance

Actual sweeping and high-power dust removal

speed 1 – 6 km/h.

Dust removal technology

2,2 metres wide fine dust PM2.5/PM10 removal

Up to 3,0m wide mechanical removal

Trombia® High performance broom system

Trombia® Airknife technology

Trombia® Cyclone technology

Actual fine dust removal efficiency 4 400 - 8 800m2 / h

Mechanical sweeping features

30cm vertical float

10 degrees horizontal float

Left side / Right side gutter broom options

Power requirement, high power

Average 10 kw

Energy consumption per cleaned square meter, high power

0,001kwh / m2

Power intake, general urban area cleaning

6 kw

Energy consumption per general urban area cleaning

0,0006kwh / m2

Power intake transport movement

3,5kw

Autonomy (EN 15429)

8.5 hours (Single Battery Package)

17 hours (Double Battery Package)

Autonomy (Continuous high-power street cleaning)

4 hours (Single Battery Package)

8 hours (Double Battery Package)

Weights

Empty weight 2 600 kg

Length

3,52m

Width

2,30m

Height

1,50m

Waste hopper

1,8m3

CO2 Emissions

0 CO2 kg / sweeping hour

CO2 Savings per 1000m2 cleaned

(Comparison to similar level

diesel-fueled 130kw suction street

scrubber)

32,5 kg CO2 emissions / 1000m2

Water consumption

0,6l – 0,8l / min

Water savings per 1000m2 cleaned

150+ liters / 1000m2

PM2.5/PM10 dust removal capability

Up to 96%

Noise pollution levels

Front - 1m: 78db

Front - 5m: 70db

Front - 10m: 68db

Side - 1m: 68db

Side - 5m: 62db

Side - 10m: 58db

What is Pre-Registration?

How to buy?

The Trombia Free Pilot Programme running through 2021 has given municipalitites, facility operators and industrial applications the opportunity to grasp the benefits of automating cleaning operations. 

 

Smart Industries: Read more on the pilot case study with the Facility management group ISS at the Helsinki Airport here:

Smart Cities: Read more on the pilot case study with the City of Helsinki public street sweeping here:

The pilot programme continues in 2022 as a pre-step for purchasing Trombia Free sweeping solutions to your site. Alternatively you can visit our pilot site in Finland as a part of your evaluation process.

If you would like to setup a pilot session at your site, register here for Trombia Free Pilot Programme >>

Pre-sales ongoing

We have started the pre-sales of Trombia Free systems with deliveries available during the H2/2022.

Please get in touch with our sales team for further information or pre-register here.

Deliveries start in 2022

Get ahead of automating your area cleaning now. We are starting deliveries in the first half of 2022 and expect a lead time of 6 – 12 months from order confirmation during the pre-sales season.

See the Trombia Free at IFAT 2022, Münich

Trombia Technologies will reveal the first series line for Trombia Free sweeper systems at the IFAT 2022 exhibition in Münich, Germany – an event you don’t want to miss in cleantech industry.

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