MKS4000: Tow Sweeper for Roads & Airfields

Military Grade Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper

MKS4000: Airfield/Runway Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper

Available in 48″, 60″, 72″ 84″ and 96″ width versions.
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The MKS4000 tow-behind magnetic sweeper is a Military Grade, Government approved and tested magnet.  In use with Air Force bases and ANG facilities worldwide, this unit is ideal for sweeping roads, parking lots, driveways, airport runways, flightlines, etc.  See our Market Data to learn more.

Government: Also Available Under GSA Schedule 51V , Contract number is GS-06F-0046N

SKU: MKS4000 Category:

Download PDF ManualDesigned for roads and airfields, the MKS4000 heavy-duty professional grade towable magnetic road sweepers are made to last. This device is constructed with state-of-the-art materials, including the highest commercial grade Grade 8 Permanent Magnets, to ensure our tow-behind magnets remove the maximum amount of ferrous metal debris.

  • The Magnetic Tow-Behind Road Sweep meets USA Government military specifications under MIL-S-29174B.
  • Tow behind magnetic sweepers are the most effective method of removing ferrous metal from concrete grooves!
  • 2″ clearance at 13 mph with road magnets in sweeping position, 5″ clearance with magnets in traveling position.
  • Actual sweeping widths of 60″, 72″, 84″, and 96″
  • Attracted material is easily dumped into 4-1/2″ deep retainer pans eliminating time-consuming trips to dump sites.
  • Trailer-type frame constructed of heavy gauge steel for long-lasting performance and durability.
  • 4.80 – 8 / Tire & Wheel Assembly, Load Range B, 4 Ply Rated Trailer Tire on 8″ x 3.75 (5) Lug White Steel Trailer Wheel, Capacity: 590 pounds @ 60 PSI.
  • HIGH SPEED rated trailer tire.  OPTION: FOAM FILLED TIRE – Same assembly; with pneumatic tire permanently filled with foam for flat resistance.
  • Replacement parts available
  • Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper available in Red or Green
  • Unconditional Product Performance Guarantee


Simply connect the tow behind magnetic sweeper to any tow-hitch to remove metal debris from roads, runways, and parking lots.

Cleaning the magnetic sweeper is simple! Simply flip the release tray on the tow-behind road sweeper…

…and debris is deposited directly into a holding tray. The magnetic two behind sweeper’s holding tray is 4-1/2 inches deep!

Magnetic Tow Sweeper Product Applications:

Product3-in-1MKS4000MKS 5000
Max Lifting Height3″5″4″
Sweeper Weight60-110 lbs450-650 lbs650-950 lbs
Sweeper Widths36-96″60″, 72″, 84″, 96″60″, 72″, 84″, 96″
Cleaning MethodTop Mounted ReleaseRelease Trays/Catch PanGas, Spring Assisted Levers
TerrainAnySmoothAny/Pavement/Dirt/Broken Concrete
Price Range$695-$1250 $4500-$6500$5900-$7500
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