BU118 Utility Broom with Polypropylene Bristles


Cat® Utility Brooms sweep and collect light debris on smooth surfaces in forward or reverse travel.Cat® Utility Brooms sweep and collect debris on smooth surfaces in forward or reverse travel. The Utility Broom is recommended for spoil removal during cold planing applications. The Utility Broom can be adjusted for greater bristle down-force in tough applications such as sweeping course material out of a cold planer cut.

Overall Width

83.3 in / 2115 mm

Sweeping Width

70.9 in / 1800 mm

Brush Diameter

26.2 in / 665 mm


Ideal for cleaning and removing dirt, rock, snow and other debris from streets, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks and factory floors.

Bi-Directional Sweeping

Utility Brooms have the ability to sweep and collect light debris on smooth surfaces in both forward or reverse.

Broom Material Options

Standard broom material is made of replaceable polypropylene and steel wire sections or all polypropylene.

Large Hopper Capacity

Large hopper capacity allows greater productivity with longer sweeping cycles. Wide bucket opening with bolt-on, replaceable cutting edge permits fast, efficient dumping.

Rubber Boots

Rubber boots on front and sides of broom aid in containing debris and airborne contaminants during sweeping.

Protected Long Life Motor

Strong gerotor hydraulic motor provides high torque to the bristle core and is designed to maximize performance of standard flow machines.

Reversible Cutting Edge

Replaceable cutting edge is also reversible, extending wear life.

Bristle Height Adjustment

Adjustment allows for better directionality and can ensure greater power and longer bristle life.

Cab Access Step

Serrated step provides safe access in and out of cab for operator's safety.

Tool Mounted Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM) Holder

Tool mounted and sealed from the elements, this holder includes all of the operation manuals and maintenance guides required for proper operation of the work tool.

Optional Water Sprinkler Kit

An optional water sprinkler kit is available which helps reduce the amount of airborne dust during sweeping operations.

Optional Water Tank Kit

Optional broom mounted water tank kit to supply the sprinkler kit.

Optional Gutter Brush Kit

Optional all-steel wire gutter brush mounted on the left or right side of the broom assists in removing material from gutters and pavement edges.

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Long Name:
BU118 Utility Broom with Polypropylene Bristles
Overall Width
83.3 in / 2115 mm
Sweeping Width
70.9 in / 1800 mm
Brush Diameter
26.2 in / 665 mm
Required Hydraulics
Standard Flow w/o Electrical
31.2 in / 793 mm
60.2 in / 1530 mm
1069.2 lb / 485 kg
Required Hydraulic Flow
30-86 L/min (8-23 gpm)
Optimal Hydraulic Pressure
145-241 bar (2100-3500 psi)
Motor Displacement
24.1 in³/rev / 395 cm³/rev
Brush Speed at Maximum Flow
210 RPM
Gutter Brush Weight
99.2 lb / 45 kg
Drive Method
Direct Drive