Oshkosh H-Series XF Broom

Designed with input from snow removal experts, the Oshkosh H-Series XF Broom is built for ultimate performance and innovation. Optional automatic functions make easy work of airport snow removal and save transition time at the end of the runway. Easy access to maintenance checkpoints and electrical components simplifies serviceability and maximizes uptime. This, along with unsurpassed visibility from the H-Series cab, ensures nothing gets in the way of your performance.

Broom & Power Train Specifications

  • PUMP DRIVE: Funk 59000 & Pressurized Lubrication System
  • BROOM ENGINE: Cummins QSX 11.9 | In-Line 6 Cylinder | 4-Cycle
  • BROOM CORE: 18 ft. Width | 50/50 Polywire SIB Cassette Bristles
  • HEAD: 35° Swing Angle | 8° Broom Oscillation
  • CONTROLS: Oshkosh Command Zone LCD Dash Pod | Oshkosh SmartPattern for Automatic Pattern Adjustment (Optional)
  • COOLING SYSTEM: Mechanical Fan Clutch | Silicone Radiator Hoses | Spin on Coolant Filter | Auxiliary Engine Oil Heater


  • • High performance broom for high-speed snow removal
  • • 2010 Compliant 500 HP Cummins ISX 12 drive engine
  • • QSX 11.9 Tier 4i EPA Compliant broom engine
  • • Active weight transfer option keeps weight on the front axle for improved handling of the chassis and broom
  • • Oshkosh proven mechanical cooling system
  • • Easy access broom electrical compartment


  • • Oshkosh SmartPattern system compensates for bristle wear to maintain consistent pattern
  • • Self recognition systems knows when brooming is taking place
  • • Optional ground speed control adjusts broom RPM based on chassis speed
  • • Broom controls are configured to fit each airport’s unique requirements


  • • Minimum changing time and fewer personnel hours required
  • • Less snow accumulates in bristles, enhancing performance
  • • Fewer spare parts required
  • • Less vibration and easier to operate
  • • Patented core construction
  • • Self-cleaning and non-stick cassettes


  • • 46” diameter broom available in 18, 20 and 22 foot lengths
  • • Interactive display with integrated joystick
  • • External broom positioning system located for safer, easier broom setup and maintenance
  • • Simple hydraulic system features clean hose routings and single point access for filter replacement
  • • Simultaneous multi-function broom operations allow broom to lift and rotate at the same time, reducing transition time at the end of runway
  • • Electronic broom modules and components grouped in one easily accessible location


Front Axle: Oshkosh® Model 27K, single reduction with special heat treatedalloy steel shafts, driver-controlled traction differential and Oshkosh cage ring type steering ends

6.17:1 ratio

Rear Axle:
Eaton 17427, full floating, single reduction with special heat treated alloy steel shafts and driver-controlled traction differential
6.14:1 ratio

Air Brakes, Parking and Emergency:
Secondary emergency system – modulated split type
Auxiliary air inlet, left side
Quick drain lanyards on all tanks

Brakes and Service:
Dual system, air operated mechanical
Electronic antilock brake system (4S4M)
Compressor – 15.7 cfm

Standard Accessories:
National Standard Plus air ride driver seat, right of center
55,000 BTU heater/defroster
Digital climate control
12V power outlet (1)
Cup holders (2)
Electronic engine controls with on-board diagnostics integral with Oshkosh Command Zone™ system
Electric remote control heated West Coast type mirrors
Fresh air type heater and defroster
LCD dash display
Light bars
Quad electric windshield wipers mounted above windshield with intermittent speed control
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
Windshield washer, 6 quarts (5.7 L)

Oshkosh Command Zone LCD dash pod on steering column
Chassis and blower head functions and icons

Dual 125 gal. (473 L) fuel tanks
Full catwalks
Heated fuel/water separator
1-piece molded fiberglass tilting engine cover, carrier engine

Drive Engine:
Cummins ISX 12 L in-line 6 cylinder, 4 cycle
Displacement – 729 in.3 (11.9 L)
Horsepower – 350 @ 1,800 rpm
Peak torque – 1,350 lbs.-ft. @ 1,200 rpm
Governed rpm – 2,100

Electrical System:
Alternator – 200A, chassis engine driven
Lighting and starting – 12V each
Battery – (4) 12V, 950 CCA each @ 0°F (-18°C), 3,800 CCA total

Single formed channel made of carbon manganese steel, heat treated
Yield strength – 120,000 psi (827 Mpa) minimum
RBM – 2,818,000 in.-lb. per rail
Construction – Grade 8 flanged bolts and flanged locknuts

Cab-mounted headlights with turn signals
Clearance and marker lights to comply with federal regulations
Fender-mounted headlights and turn signals
Roof-mounted strobe light
Dual stop, tail, turn signal lights (LED) at rear

Steering System:
Sheppard XD120 integral hydraulic power gear
Chassis hydraulics warning system – low level/high temperature

Front – Hotchkiss, semi-elliptic spring
Rating – 27,000 lbs. (12,247 kg)
Rear – Hotchkiss, semi-elliptic spring
Rating – 18,000 lbs. (8,165 kg)

Tires:395/85R20, 20 ply

Transfer Case*:
Oshkosh 55000 Series, rear axle declutch
2.66:1 and 0.98:1 ratios

Allison® Rugged Duty Series, 4-speed electronic

Vehicle Ratings at Axle Hubs:
Front – 27,000 lbs. (12,247 kg)
Rear – 23,000 lbs. (10,433 kg)
Total – 50,000 lbs. (22,680 kg)

Wheelbase:164 in. (4,166 mm)

Steel disc
20 x 10 in. (508 x 254 mm)


Pump Drive:
Funk 59000
Lubrication – pressurized system

Broom Engine:
Cummins QSX 11.9, in-line 6 cylinder, 4 cycle
Displacement – 729 in3 (11.9 L)
Horsepower – 385 @ 1,800 rpm
Peak torque – 1,350 lbs.-ft. @ 1,400 rpm
Governed rpm – 2,250
Heated fuel/water separator

Broom Core:
18 ft. (5.5 m) wide
50/50 poly/wire SIB cassette bristles
46 in. (1,168 mm) diameter

2 180/70 R8 casters
35 degree swing angle
525 rpm with 4828 lbs.-ft. of available torque at the broom shaft
Oshkosh weight transfer system
Oil bath core center bearing
Broom oscillation of 8 degrees

Oshkosh Command Zone LCD dash pod on adjustable arm
Oshkosh SmartPattern for automatic pattern adjustment (optional)
Ground speed control (optional)
Integrated joystick controls

Cooling System:
Radiator core (auxiliary) – fin and tube type with deaeration system
Mechanical fan clutch – temperature controlled clutch
Silicone radiator hoses
Spin on coolant filter
Auxiliary engine oil heater

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