April 1, 2016

Battery powered outdoor equipment

The new Husqvarna 500 series handheld, battery-powered outdoor power tools includes the 562 XP chainsaw, 525 HF3S fixed-pole hedge trimmer, 580 BTS backpack blower and the 555 FX clearing saw. Powered by the fuel efficient, low-emission X-Torq engine, each product in the 500 series utilizes an interchangeable 40V lithium-ion high performance battery.


Compact excavator

Takeuchi’s new TB210R compact excavator features a minimal swing tail design, retractable undercarriage and a backfill blade that can adjust from 40.2-in. down to 29.5-in. wide. Improvements include pilot operated joystick controls and an ISO/SAE control pattern change valve. Powered by a Kubota three-cylinder engine, the TB210R boasts nearly 22 per cent more horse power over its predecessor.


Flood light kit

GlacialLight recently announced a new flood light knock down kit for 60 to 80 watt LEDs. The kit features a thermally efficient heatsink with thermal resistance of 0.59°C/W, a housing for the light, and a mounting bracket with 129 degree adjustability. A protective glass lens is offered for chip-on-board LEDs and a waterproof cover is available for outdoor applications. The kit comes in single, double or triple unit configurations.


Skid steers

The new G-Series line of skid steers by John Deere feature improved horsepower-to-weight ratios, an optimized boom design that enables lift heights over 10 feet and a 20 per cent increase in breakout forces on the radial-lift models. The four new skid steers (312Gr, 314G, 316Gr, 318G) offer the option of either vertical or radial lifts and are designed to provide more comfort, space and visibility over the predecessor E-Series lineup.
John Deere


Zero turn mowers

Kubota introduces the new ZD Series zero turn mower lineup with the ZD1000 and ZD1200 models. The ZD Series features the innovative Aerodynamic Cutting System (ACS), which provides better fuel efficiency and faster cutting performance, according to Kubota. Driven by diesel engines with outputs ranging from 19 to 25 horsepower, the zero turn mowers have hydrostatic transmissions and pivoting front axles. The ZD Series are available in deck widths of 48, 54, 60 and 72 inches.
Kubota Canada


Plate compactor

Weber MT recently added the CF 2i to its lineup of forward compactor plates. Powered by a Honda GX 160 engine, the CF 2i offers 3,375 lbs. of centrifugal force with an 18-in base plate width. The forward plate is designed for compacting sand, gravel, asphalt and pavements. Accessories include a polyurethane pad for use on pavements, a water sprinkler system and an integrated wheel kit.
Weber MT


Skid steer loader

The new Bobcat S595 skid steer loader boasts the highest rated operating capacity (ROC) in the 500-series lineup at 2,200-lbs. Powered by a 74 hp diesel engine, the S595 has two-speed functionality and a top speed of 11 mph and its vertical lift path makes it easier to clear high-sided truck boxes and hoppers.


Track loader

The new TL12V2 vertical lift track loader from Takeuchi is the first of its kind from the equipment manufacturer. The TL12V2 delivers 45 per cent greater operating capacity over the current TL12 radial and the vertical lift arm design provides increased lift height and remarkable stability, according to Takeuchi. Additionally, the TL12V2’s innovative tread pattern produces greater flotation, minimizing ground disturbance, while its quiet track design with a new contact pad between its roller and the track, reduces noise and vibration.


Zero turn mower

The new M-ZT61 EFI zero turn mower from Husqvarna utilizes a 27 hp fuel injection system, an intuitive operator interface, a rugged heavy-duty steel frame and a commercial rated hydraulic system. The M-ZT61 also features a fabricated steel deck that is mulch and collection capable.