ABOUT - SCARAB PRODUCT HISTORY
1979: Scarab Sweepers Founded
1980: The Scarab MK.1 mechanical road sweeper with donkey engine introduced. A lombardini engine was used to power hydraulics.
1984: The Scarab Minor based on the Multicar M25 chassis was introduced.
1988: The Scarab Major 3000 our first Single-engine hydrostatic truck-mounted sweeper.
1991: The Scarab "Hydrostatic" Minor was introduced with Ford Engine and Ford Running Gear on a Scarab Chassis.
1992: The Scarab Major 7000 introduced on DAF 50 Chassis.
1993: By now the Major products were built on a wide choice of chassis - Iveco, Daf, Volvo, Mercedes etc
1996: The Scarab Euro Minor was launched. Now using a VW Diesel engine to power the sweeper and sweep gear.
1997: The Scarab Unidrive models were launched known as the Scarab Maxim
1999: The Scarab Monic was launched, a sweeper built on a Isuzu chassis.
1999: The Scarab Merlin and Magnum range were introduced with redesigned hopper for better suction and performance.
2001: The Scarab Minor Hydrostatic now fitted with a Euro 3 VM engine along with simplified hydraulics.
2001: The Scarab Magnum Plus was launched, our largest sweeper with options such as rear suction nozzles.
2003: The Scarab Mistral - auxiliary engine sweeper launched.
2003: CANbus was introduced to the truck-mount range of sweepers.
2006: Scarab M6 Skid Mountable road sweeper goes in to production.
2010: CANbus 3 Launched
2011: Fayat now a major shareholder
2013: Scarab Magnum Titanium model released
2014: Epoke Winter Maintenance Equipment now offered by Scarab
2015: The Scarab M25H a major redesign based on the Scarab Minor.
2015: The Scarab M65T Twin Drive Truck Mounted Road Sweeper