Karcher BR 55/40 RS


Step-on-scrubber-drier with 55cm working width and 40 l tank capacity. The step-on- machine combines the manoeuvrability of a walk-behind machine with the speed of a ride-on machine.

The BR 55/40 RS combines the productivity of Kärcher’s proven step-on design with the dimensions of a small walk behind machine. With unrivalled visibility, manoeuvrability and cleaning performance from its 55cm roller brush or pad, the 55/40 RS brings unprecedented levels of convenience and productivity to the scrubber drier market.

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Compact dimensions.

Full view 30 cm in front of the vehicle. For precise cleaning. Compact design allows cleaning within narrow areas as well as easy storage and transport.

With sweeping function

Coarse dirt is picked up by 2 contra-rotating rollers and collected in a waste container. Coarse dirt is picked up in advance by 2 rollers to maintain suction power.

Simple operation

Easy to use. eco!efficiency mode saves time, energy, water and cleaning agent.

Automatic filling option
  • Easy connection to the water supply which automatically stops when filling is complete.
  • This saves time, as the operator can do other jobs in the meantime.
Eco mode
  • Saves time, energy, water and cleaning agent.
Easy to use controls
  • One control panel for clear and simple handling as well as minimum training requirements.
Easy changeover
  • Squeegees and brushes can be replaced without tools.
  • Squeegee can be replaced in seconds.
Extremely easy to manoeuvre
  • For good manoeuvrability, high surface coverage and less subsequent cleaning.
Unfolds completely
  • For easy access to the fresh and dirty water tank as well as the batteries.
  • Dirty water tank can easily be removed.
With battery and charger
  • Ready-to-go: including powerful gel batteries with matching charger for a long service life.


Working Brush Width 550mm
Dimensions (LxWxH) 1118 × 691 × 1316 mm
Weight 216 kg
Motor rating max. 1480 W
Battery capacity 76 Ah
Battery voltage 36 v
Brush contact pressure –315 / 24 kg / g/cm2
Brush rotation speed 1200 rpm
Max area performance 3025 m2/h
Fresh / waste water tank 40 / 40 l
Working Width Vacuum 716 mm

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