Global Python 5000

Self Propelled Solutions

The Global Sweeping Python 5000 is a self-propelled pothole patching machine. One person can easily carry out the entire patching operation -- without ever leaving the comfort of the operator’s cab. Python 5000 will repair some of the biggest potholes you’ll encounter -- but it is so economical and so easy to use, you’ll be able to tackle those potholes long before they get big enough to be a problem ... Power, Performance, No Commercial Drivers License Required!

10 Reasons to Own a Global Sweeping Python 5000 Pothole Patcher:

  1. Produces Consistent, High-Quality Patches
    The Global Sweeping Python 5000 produces long-lasting patches, equal to the orginal surface quality.
  2. Safe Work Environment
    The operator never leaves the comfort of the climate-controlled cab. It's safer for other drivers on the road too!
  3. Uses Readily-Available Materials
    The Global Sweeping Python 5000 uses all standard hot or cold asphalt mixes.
  4. Fast
    The average pothole can be patched in about two minutes.
  5. All-Weather Operation
    The Global Sweeping Python 5000 produces excellent patches in both hot and sub-zero weather.
  6. Simple to Operate
    All functions controlled from inside the climate-controlled cab by a single joystick.
  7. Maneuverability, Visibility & Quiet Comfort
    The Global Sweeping Python 5000 offers outstanding visibility and a comfortable ride for operators, so they can stay on the job and remain fresh and alert. The highly maneuverable, short wheelbase chassis makes even the tightest areas accessible.
  8. Large Hopper
    A 5 ton capacity hopper fills directly from the asphalt plant - and then keeps the material hot till it's ready to be used.
  9. Highly Mobile
    The Global Sweeping Python 5000 travels from job to job at highway speeds. And when the operator arrives at the job, he never has to leave the safe, climate-controlled cab.
  10. Python 5000 Saves $$$ and Makes $$$
    Add years to the life of your roads and triple your maintenance productivity by moving from a truck and two-person patching system to the Python 5000.


How the PYTHON 5000 Works

The operator fills the hopper with the asphalt mix of choice - either hot or cold. The hopper keeps the asphalt at the desired temperature by capturing heat from the engine exhaust.

The operator drives the Global Sweeping Python 5000 up to the pothole and, using in-cab controls, positions the multi-axis working arm over the top of the hole. All work is clearly visible to the operator. An air jet nozzle blasts water, dust, gravel and other debris from the pothole, providing a clean contact area for the patching material. Depending on the conditions, the operator may decide to spray the area with an emulsive tack oil.

The auger system carries the required amount of asphalt mix from the hopper and delivers it to the pothole. The multi-axis working arm provides the finishing touches, creating a compacted, finished patch in an average of two minutes. The operator is then ready to move on to the next pothole, leaving behind a patch that's superior to those created by manual methods.
If desired, one of two optional systems can be used to keep the asphalt at the right temperature overnight.


  1. Multi-Axis Working Arm
  2. Air Jet
  3. Auger & Conveyor Belt
  4. Screed (rake)
  5. Roller
  6. Tack Oil Applicator


5000 Specifications: Self-Propelled Pothole Patching Machine

GVWR - 25,950 lbs.
Total empty weight: 14,800 lbs (5818 kg)
Wheel base: 114 in. (290 cm)
Overall width: 100 in. (254 cm)
Overall Height: 120 in. (305 cm)
Overall Length: 256 in. (650 cm).

Asphalt: 5 tons
Tack Oil: 35 Gallons (158 litres)

Cooling System:
Liquid Cooled Permanent Anti-freeze
Radiator Front Area: 650 Sq. in. (4194 cu. cm)
Radiator Thickness: 3 in. (76 mm)
Fan Diameter: 20 in. (508 mm)

Air Filter:
2 Stage Dry Type

Asphalt Temperature Control System:
Adjustable from ambient temperature to 200° F (93° C)

Optional Auxiliary Asphalt Heat Systems:
240 volt electrical system or 240 volt electric with 10,000 watt generator

Manufacturer: John Deere EPA Tier 3, 4045 HF
Power Rating: 173 BHP (129 kW)
Rated Speed: 2400 rpm
Peak Torque (1500 rpm): 476 lb.ft. @1500 rpm
Displacement: 275 cu. in. (4.5 L)
Optional: 2010 On-Road Certified Engine

Hydrostatic Drive System, Capable of 55 mph (90 km/hr)

Fuel Tank Capacity:
55 gallons (209 Litres)

Fuel Gauge, Voltmeter, Tachometer W/Hour Meter, Speedometer W/Odometer, Water Temperature Gauge, Engine Oil Pressure Gauge, Auger Pressure Gauge, Hydraulic Oil Pressure Light

Front Axle:
Gross Axle Rating (GAWR) 12,000 lbs (5455 kg)
Steerable Drive Axle, Leaf Spring Suspension with air bags

Rear Axle:
Gross Axle Rating (GAWR) 18,000 Lbs. (8182 kg)
Leaf Spring Suspension

Headlights with Hi/Low Beam & Integrated Signal Lights
Combination Turn/Tail/Brake Lights, Back-up Lights
Side Marker Lights, Rear ID Lights, Front & Rear Strobe Lights, Cab Mounted Work Lights

Operator Cab:
Pressurized - Low Noise Level
Heater and Air Conditioner

Tilt Telescopic Power Steering

24 Wheel Disc Brakes, Hydraulic Assist Power Brakes with Electric Operated Fail-Safe System

Wheels & Tires:
Front wheels: 22.5 x 8.25 in. (572 mm x 210 mm)
Rear wheels: 22.5 x 8.25 in. (572 mm x 210 mm)
Tire Sizes: 295/70R22.5
Load Range: H, 16 P.R.

Alternator: DC 12V 130A
Battery: DC 12V 3 x 750 CCA
Horn: Standard.




John Deere EPA Tier 3, 4045 HF engine.




The operator never leaves the comfort of the climate-controlled cab. It’s safer for other drivers on the road too!

We are continuously improving our products.
Design, specifications and material are subject to change without notice.

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