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SMITH Manufacturing SPS8™ Original Rugged Walk‑Behind Scarifier

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SMITH Manufacturing SPS8™ Original Rugged Walk‑Behind Scarifier, Gas, 9 HP
Item # OE-SPS8H9-EA
Availability: Typically in stock (Details)
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  • 8-inch removal width; up to 1/8" cutting depth
  • Ideal for mid-size projects, including removing parking lot lines
  • Weighs 225 lbs
  • Gas and electric versions available
  • Drum and tooling sold separately

Product Information

Ideal for Mid-Size Removal Jobs!

For easy surface prep on concrete or asphalt, choose the SMITH SPS8 Walk-Behind Scarifier. This heavy-duty, rugged unit cuts a path 8" wide and up to 1/8" deep. It offers productivity rates of up to 2,000 linear feet/hour.


The SMITH SPS8 is ideal for removing parking lot lines, leveling high spots, and removing coatings, epoxy, raised sidewalks, flaking paints, thermoplastics, and more. This scarifier is best-suited for mid-size removal jobs by contractors with limited surface prep and surface application correction projects.


It features a compact, center-drum-balanced design for smooth, stress-free operation. It doesn’t bounce and jerk around during operation, ensuring you can achieve more consistent finishes.


The SPS8 is built tough and features a rugged, all-steel construction, so it can easily withstand the toughest job site challenges.


It is also designed with several handy features that make it a popular choice amongst concrete operators and construction personnel.

  • Fine adjustment hand wheel—easily adjust the cutting depth up or down to match the project needs
  • Easy-access cutter drum—simply tilt the unit forward for access to the drum
  • Rapid set cam lever—designed for easy use and quick operation
  • Up to 4" width cut edge assembly—allows you to get close to walls


Choose between either the electric or gas-powered models depending on job site needs.


This machine is ideal for:

  • Leveling and smoothing down sidewalk or walkway tripping hazards quickly
  • Markings, stripes, and coatings, removal
  • Removing failed coatings, contaminants, coverings, and overlays
  • Preparing the right CSP profiles to improve bond strength



Drum Rotation and Power Options

  • Cutter Rotation: Down
  • Gas (HP) + (Drive HP): 9.0
  • Electric (HP) + (Drive HP): 5.0


Cutter Drum / Tool Choices

  • Carbide Scrapers, Millers
  • 4N1 Carbide
  • Carbide Flails
  • Steel Flails (Beam or Stars)
  • Wire Brush


Standard Specifications

  • Removal width / pass: up to 8”
  • Removal depth / pass: up to 1/8"
  • Production Rate (approx.): 2,000 linear feet
  • Dimensions: 38” L x 19” W x 44” H
  • Weight (without drum, attachments): 225 lbs
  • Variable Depth Adjustment
  • Engage Cam Lever
  • Vacuum Port with Containment Shroud
  • Cutter Shaft OD: 1/2" (12.7mm)
  • Bushed Drums
  • Remote Power Shut-Off
  • 2-Belt Drive System
  • Serviceable bearings (2)
  • Manual Operation, Not Self-Propelled




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More Information
Amps 30
Brand Smith Mfg.
Category Scarifiers
Condition new
Manufacturer Model Number SPS8.E5.230.1
Manual / Schematic