Mecalac introduces the newly updated MCR Series of crawler skid-excavators. Comprised of three models, the 6MCR, 8MCR and the 10MCR machines provide the swiftness of a skid steer with the 360-degree rotation of an excavator for versatility and travel speeds two times faster than any small excavator, Mecalac says.
Tool box cooler combo
Dewalt introduces the TSTAK Mobile Cooler, which features an organizer lid with fixed dividers for organizing drill bits and accessories and a large body that can store hand tools or power tools. Made from heavy-duty plastic, this tool box has an ice retention capability of three days.
Battery powered blower
Stihl recently announced the release of the BGA 200 battery blower. The new blower is low-noise, provides 21 Newtons of blowing force and weighs just over seven pounds.
John Deere introduces two new trencher models to its family of attachments. The TC36 and TC48, trenchers are designed for lighter-duty tasks and are compatible on John Deere skid steers and compact track loader models, as well as most competitive models.
Echo announces the launch of the CS-3510, the industry’s lightest and highest power-to-weight-ratio chainsaw in its class, according to the company. The 16-in. bar chainsaw has the power and speed to cut through trees and branches quickly and easily.
Compact hydraulic excavator
Takeuchi-US has launched the TB225 compact hydraulic excavator. The unit features all-steel construction, and provides the operator with best-in-class engine output that provides more power to increase productivity, Teuchi-US says.
Mulching head attachment
ASV partners with Loftness Specialty Equipment to design a specialized Loftness S-Series Battle Ax mulching head for ASV machines. The skid steer and compact track loader attachment is designed to produce a finer mulch with fewer passes.
Cutting system for compact chain saws
Oregon releases the SpeedCut Nano cutting system, “the first ever .325-in. Low Profile cutting system designed to increase cutting speed and extend runtimes on battery-powered and compact light-weight gas chainsaws,” the company says. The cutting system features a new saw chain, guide bar and sprocket to optimize the performance of chainsaws in the 1-3 horsepower range.
Irrigation controller kits
Hunter introduces two new kits designed to expand the capabilities of its Pro-C Controller. The kits allow users to easily expand station counts and bring the power of two-wire technology to residential or small commercial projects.
Material collection system
John Deere launches the Dump-from-Seat Material Collection System, compatible with all John Deere gas-powered Z900 ZTRak zero-turn mowers. The new design of the MCS moves the fulcrum of the dump lever closer to the operator for easier operation. With the new design, operators can be more efficient when dumping materials, John Deere says.