The Kärcher SC 3 Upright is Kärcher’s best performing steam mop and is ready to use in just 30 seconds, removing 99.999% of enveloped viruses* and killing 99.99% of common household bacteria** using nothing but tap water. The SC 3 upright has 3 predefined floor settings and the LED lights indicate when the machine is ready for use ensuring the perfect amount of steam is allocated as well as delivering continuous steam. The integrated descaling cartridge continuously prevents the build-up of limescale; and because Kärcher steam kills 99.99% of bacteria**, its ideal for allergy sufferers. The newEasyFixfloor tool system ensures convenient and fast hands-free cloth removal.
Kills up to 99.999% of coronavirus* and 99.99% bacteria**
Cleaning performance per tank filling (approx.) (m²)
Heating output (W)
Cable length (m)
Heating time (min.)
Tank capacity (l)
Current type (Ph/V/Hz)
1 / 220 - 240 / 50 - 60
Weight without accessories (kg)
Weight incl. packaging (kg)
Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm)
314 x 207 x 1185
* Tests have shown that with spot cleaning of 30 secs at max. steam level and direct contact to the cleaning surface with the Kärcher steam cleaner 99.999% of enveloped viruses such as coronavirus or influenza (excluding the Hepatitis-B virus) can be removed on common smooth household hard surfaces (test-germ: Modified-Vaccinia-Ankara-Virus). ** When thoroughly cleaning with the Kärcher steam cleaner 99,99% of all common household bacteria will be killed on common smooth household hard surfaces, provided the cleaning speed of 30 cm/s at max. steam level and direct contact to the cleaning surface (test-germ: Enterococcus hirae).