January 17, 2017
Bag attachment for stand-on mowersToro recently announced a new attachment for the GrandStand and GrandStand Multi Force stand-on mower product lines. With the addition of the Powered Bagger attachment, Toro offers the ability for landscape contractors to efficiently collect grass clippings while taking advantage of all the benefits of a stand-on mower. The compact design of the side-mounted soft twin bagger, and vertically mounted blower, allow for excellent maneuverability in tight spaces and maximum visibility during operation.
ExcavatorThe new TB2150 hydraulic excavator is the largest in the Takeuchi lineup. At 34,480 pounds, the machine delivers greater functionality, performance, comfort, and serviceability than the previous TB1140 SERIES 2 model. The TB2150 offers a maximum digging depth of 18 feet, maximum dump height of 20 feet 4.9 inches, maximum reach of 28 feet 8.9 inches and maximum bucket breakout force of 22,190 pounds. Powered by a Deutz TCD 3.6 litre turbocharged diesel engine that is U.S. EPA Final Tier 4 emission compliant, the TB2150 produces 114 horsepower, which is a 10 per cent increase over the previous version. It also delivers 339 foot-pounds of torque, a 19 per cent increase.
Open and closed-reel tape measuresThe new open- and closed-reel long tapes from Milwaukee feature the industry’s first blade clearing system with a wiper that keeps contaminants out of the housing. The open-reel tape utilizes a 3:1 planetary metal gear system that distributes force evenly and puts less stress on internal components to prolong life. The open-reel tapes are available in 100 and 300 feet lengths, while the closed loop is 100-feet long.
Hydraulic coolerThe redesigned Cool Flow auxiliary hydraulic cooler from Loftness provides increased cooling capacity to help keep machines and attachments running safely. The Cool Flow reduces the risk of overheating in almost any machine, including tool carriers such as skid steers, backhoes and track loaders. Twin 11-in. diameter fans, an aluminum brazed core and a peak flow of 45 GPM push cooling to 120,000 BTUs per hour. Fan speed is controlled by a
12-volt system and an automatic thermostatically controlled on/off switch.
GrapplesWorksaver recently introduced two new models of its ETG-26 grapples, the ETG-26G and ETG-26JD. Both models feature dual upper grapples of 3/8-in. steel that are 16.5-in. wide to help retain brush, logs, pruning and other loose debris, leaving the dirt behind. The ETG-26JD offers a John Deere 400/500 style mount, while the ETG-26G features a Euro/Global mount. Both units are six feet wide. Hydraulic hoses are protected with a nylon abrasion-resistant fabric sleeve and are routed through the mainframe tube.
Turf care hand pumpThe new Gulp Ultramax Plus from Underhill is the first suction pump that completely disassembles for easy maintenance. The hand pump is used for quick clean ups of water-soaked areas on turf and landscape, including valve boxes and sprinklers. Three models are featured: 36-in. length with 72-in. hose; 21-in. length with 18-in. hose; and 12 oz. syringe version. The UltraMax Plus o-ring and wiper seal, head assembly and intake foot/filter are all removable for maintenance. Replacement parts are available.
Walk-behind mowerSarlo Power Mowers introduces the new BigMo 34-in. Hydro, a walk-behind mower with a 34-in. cutting deck, hydro transmission and the patented Twin Track Deck. The Twin Track cutting system features an in-line spindle design built into an compact platform. The Twin Track blade system offers an extraordinary quality cut. The BigMo 34-in. Hydro is built to commercial-duty specifications with a powerful 10.5 hp. Engine and hydrostatic drive system, providing the ultimate blend of performance and convenience.
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