In dry sand, mechanical raking beach cleaners clean down to 6". The best sifting machines can typically get down to 8-10". However, the machine and tractor must travel extremely slowly (<1mph) to clean this deep, because the screen needs more time to process the vast quantity of sand.
A walk on the beach in California took a frightening turn Tuesday morning when an elderly woman found herself mired up to her waist in quicksand, and when firefighters came to her aid, they also became stuck, according to the local fire department.
Over 30 years ago, the original Beach King® established Rockland as the premier manufacturer of beach cleaning equipment. Since that time, Rockland has been experimenting and consulting with customers as to how our machines can clean beaches even better.
We use specially designed environmentally friendly compact beach cleaning equipment from CleanSands, Inc. () that lifts, intensively vibrates and sifts the sand through screens to remove debris, then returns the Oxygenated sand back to the beach, leveling and smoothing it in place.