Manufacturers are continually developing new products and further enhancing their offerings to provide landscapers with solutions that will best fit their equipment designs and customer needs.
Every two weeks we’ll provide an overview of the some of the latest products which have entered the landscaping equipment market to help you find what you need for your next project.
Cub Cadet PRO Z SurePath
Cub Cadet has introduced its first semi-autonomous commercial mowers. The Cub Cadet PRO Series PRO Z 960 S and 972 S SurePath units are designed with GPS technology and a four-wheel steering system to deliver an efficient cut.
“SurePath Auto Steer technology is the ultimate efficiency tool. Our field research shows it significantly reduces overlap and increases productivity by more than 0.5 acres per hour compared to traditional lap-bar steering controls*,” says Josh Sooy Cub Cadet director professional business segment in the company's press release introducing the Pro Z SurePath mowers. “Landscapers can look forward to time savings to shorten their day, cover more ground or take on other tasks.”
Features of the Pro Z SurePath mowers include:
- Outfitted with 16CC transmissions
- 26 in. rear tires
- High-performance FX1000v Kawasaki engine
- Performs straight cutting paths with an auto-zero-turn
Oregon BL300 Cordless Leaf Blower
Oregon Products release the the BL300 Cordless Leaf Blower designed to remove leaves and debris in minutes. At full power, the BL300 is quieter than gas-powered leaf blowers, has an ergonomically designed handle and shoulder strap. The BL300 is part of the 40V Max line-up, which is renowned for zero emissions.
Features of the BL300 Cordless Leaf Blower include: for z
- Brushless motor delivers 507 cfm of air power
- Variable speed trigger allows you to operate the blower at speeds of up to 131.5 mph
- Lightweight design and ergonomic handle allow you to work comfortably all day long
ECHO EGi-3600LN Inverter Generators
ECHO Incorporated has announced the newest addition to their lineup of portable inverter generators, the EGi-3600LN.
Per the company's press release, for decades now, electronics have played a crucial role of operating nearly everything we use in our daily lives and choosing the wrong generator could destroy some of those devices,” said Jason Wilk, Product Manager, ECHO Incorporated.
Features of the inverter generator include:
- 3,600 maximum watts
- Electric start with recoil backup
- Folding handles and wheel kit
- 212cc overhead valve 4-stroke engine with sound-insulating panels
Kawasaki KTECH Pre-Mixed 2-Cycle Fuel + Oil Product
Kawasaki’s KTECH Pre-Mixed 2-Cycle Fuel + Oil product, is engineered to avoid the inherent issues attached to pump fuel that is formulated for the transportation industry.
According to Kawasaki's press release introducing the fuel and oil product, from reduced maintenance downtime and long-term storage to improved throttle response and more dependable starts, KTECH BLEND Pre-Mixed 2-Cycle Fuel + Oil is developed to be easy to use, extremely durable and performance enhancing.
Features of the fuel and oil product include:
- Available in quart, one and five gallon can and 54-gallon drums
- Last two years in a tank, five years in sealed container
- Formulated for small engines, 93 Octane ethanol and 100% synthetic blend FD certified oil
Vermeer TR6450 Trommel Screen
Vermeer has updated its trommel screen line with the Vermeer TR6450 trommel screen, which is designed to sort up to three product sizes at once. The TR6450 features adjustable front-fines, rear-fines and overs conveyor for efficient multi-product production.
While designing every trommel screen in the Vermeer product lineup, Vermeer has focused its attention on developing units that provide optimal productivity in their size class while being efficient to operate, set up, transport and service.
Features of trommel screen include:
- 120-horsepower Cat 3.6L Tier 4F diesel engine
- 20 ft. long, 6.5 ft. diameter quick-change tension screen drum
- Sorts up to 180 cubic yards per hour with .5 in. screens installed and material with moisture less than 40%