Best for parking lot lines, leveling high spots, coatings, epoxy, sidewalk trip hazards, flaking paint, thermoplastic, and more. Used by concrete and asphalt contractors for mid-size removal jobs, especially indoors.

The SMITH SPS8 is a compact, rugged scarifier for easy surface preparation on concrete or asphalt. This all-purpose scarifier is easy to own, operate, and maintain, with maintenance-free bearings, long-lasting cutter drums, and optional edger attachment.

Standard Features
  • Variable depth adjustment
  • Engage cam lever
  • Vacuum port
  • Remote power shutoff
  • Ergonomic, vibration-dampening handlebar
  • Side-loading drums
  • Serviceable bearings

Power Options

SPS8.E5.230.1 - 5 HP Leeson electric motor (230V/1ph/60Hz/30A)

SPS8.E5.230.3 - 5 HP Leeson electric motor (230V/3ph/60Hz/16A)

SPS8.H9 - 9 HP Honda gasoline engine

Removal and Speed

  • ≤ 8" wide
  • 1/8" depth/pass
  • ≤ 500 SF/hour

Cutter Choices

  • Carbide scrapers
  • Carbide milling cutters
  • 4N1 carbide strippers
  • Carbide flails
  • Steel flails (beams/stars)
  • Wire brush


  • Edger - get as close as 1.27" (3.23cm)
  • Water kit
  • Line pointer
  • Tach/hour meter
  • 5" rear wheels

Size / Weight

225 lbs (102kg)

38 x 19 x 44 in


SPS8 Parts Manual Gasoline

SPS8 Parts Manual Gasoline (Spanish)

SPS8 User Manual Gasoline

SPS8 Gasoline Data Sheet