The Elgin Crosswind is available as an alternative fuel sweeper using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Crosswind CNG features the standard Crosswind high performance regenerative air sweeper but equipped to run both the chassis and auxiliary engine on CNG. The Crosswind CNG is available on a conventional chassis. Chassis are turn-key CNG ready, direct from the OEM, with the Cummins Westport L9N N-Gas engine.
The Crosswind CNG comes standard with 4 composite 3600 PSI tanks, ample 60 Diesel Gallon Equivalent (DGE) of fuel range, utilizing a reliable General Motors V8 spark ignited auxiliary engine rated at 124hp. This platform is specially suited for general street sweeping maintenance, large flat surfaces, leaves and light road debris applications; in regions where CNG infrastructure is present and preferred – providing environmental benefits beyond sweeping streets.