Smith SPS8 Gas Concrete Premium Scarifier / Planer

SPS8 Scarifier

Manufacturer: Smith Manufacturing


The Smith SPS8 is a compact, rugged scarifier built for the Pro’s 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, fast-removing cutters, and optional edger attachment.

Unlike the others selling on line, we stock this model and available for same day shipping* Our price includes freight to a Commercial address with offloading by the customer, call if other arrangements have to be made. 

Be cautious as other sellers may not have the price for the Carbide Cutter and Drum included in their price, we know there are a couple out there a bit lower than us and look at their notes. Our price includes a preloaded carbide drum. 

SPS8 Gas Brochure (click for pdf)

Comparing to the EDCO CPM8 or other scarifiers on the market? Other positives listed below for this model:

  • Sealed no maintenance bearings vs hoping your employees grease every few hrs of use
  • Shock absorber to avoid “slamming” of the unit when lowered
  • Serviceable Bearing
  • Variable depth adjustment
  • Engage cam lever
  • Vacuum port – 2″
  • Remote power shutoff
  • Ergonomic, vibration-dampening handlebar
  • Side-loading drums
  • Serviceable bearings
  • When loading/unloading the drum tilt unit forward and reference the operation manual (do not tip backwards)

Cutter Choices

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

Removal and Speed

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


  • Edger
  • Wet controls
  • Water tank
  • Line pointer
  • Tach/hour meter
  • 5″ rear wheels

SPS8 Scarifiers in Patriot Stock