Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS

Step-on-scrubber-dryer 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 dryer market.

Features and benefits
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS: Compact dimensions.
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.
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS: With sweeping function
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.
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS: Simple operation
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.

Technical data

Working width of brushes (mm) 550
Working width, vacuuming (mm) 716
Fresh/dirty water tank (l) 40 / 40
Max. Area Performance (m²/h) 3025
Practical area performance (m²/h) 2200
Brush speed (rpm) 1200
Brush contact pressure (kg/g/cm²) 24 / 315
Battery voltage (V) 36
Battery capacity (Ah) 76
Battery runtime (h) max. 2.5
Rated input power (W) max. 1480
Traction motor (W) 157
Drive type Battery
Dimensions (L × W × H) (mm) 1118 x 691 x 1316


  • Roller brushes
  • Squeegee, curved
  • Battery and built-in charger included
  • Powerful traction drive
  • Automatic water stop
  • Sweeping function
  • 2-tank system
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS
Scrubber dryer BR 55/40 RS
Cleaning agents