Having to cut back rough terrain, manage grounds on a wet day or simply mow the lawn? Take a look at some of the lawnmowers hat make task all the easier
Greater coverage and a quality cut
The Belrobotics BigMow Connected Line robotic mower, exclusively distributed by AMS Robotics in the UK, takes the hassle out of mowing for ground care and landscape professionals, by offering fully automated turf care for large areas from 14,000 square metres up to 25,000 to be managed by a single unit.
BigMow is equipped with 15 razor sharp blades to give grass a perfectly manicured finish promoting healthy plant growth. At 71kg, the robots lightweight design imposes no stress to the grass. The all-terrain mower features an adjustable cutting height of 20mm – 100mm and can manage slopes up to 45%.
Durable enough for any commercial operator, BigMow can be managed via the Belrobotics web app and portal, providing user-friendly control. Users can schedule operation, see maintenance history and GPS location as well as receive geofencing alerts.
Safety features include anti-theft alerts, malfunction alerts and obstacle detection. Emitting only 52dB it allows for 24 hour usage, working completely autonomously.
The ideal eco-friendly alternative to traditional ride on mowers, BigMow has a charge time of 80 minutes and an average annual energy consumption of roughly 830 kWh.
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Robotic mowers revolutionise green spaces
Discreet, reliable and green – robotic lawn mowers are continuing to revolutionise the way people manage their green spaces. Autocut Robotic Mowing are specialists in creating bespoke solutions for turf care professionals, helping them to manage parks, public gardens, large estates, golf courses, sport pitches and private residential lawns.
Autocut exclusively deal with Husqvarna – the world leader in robotic mowing, providing sales, installation and servicing of commercial automowers. With the addition of Husqvarna Fleet Services, the management of Automowers is made even simpler, providing valuable usage data, GPS equipment tracking and remote connectivity.
The 535 AWD drive model from Husqvarna is able to manage sloped areas with up to a 70% or 35 degree incline – that’s steeper than an operative can safely work at. The 550 Model is ideal for tackling larger open spaces, and with specialist installation from Autocut, can manage spaces of up to 7000 square metres. The range, complimented by the smaller 520 model, means that multi-machine installations are able to look after much bigger and more complex sites.
Whether it is for budgetary requirements, privacy and noise cancelling, or to meet emission targets, with a free onsite assessment anywhere in the UK, Autocut are able to tailor solutions for any situation – they even offer a fully managed service.
Striped finish with ride on mower
Chesham Town Council Parks and Premises manager Paul Isom swapped his pedestrian mowers with collector boxes for the ISEKI SXG326 ride on mower.
Says Paul: “The SXG326 ride on mower collected with the same striped finish as the pedestrian mower with the added benefit of completing it in a fraction of the time. Its powerful 21hp engine means the mower easily tackles varied terrain whilst completing the jobs quickly with its generous 54” width of cut. The large 600 litre hopper saves valuable hours by limiting the amount of times you need to stop mowing in order to empty the collector.
“Collection of autumn leaves by the SXG326 has been a God send, we are all relieved we no longer have to do all the tiresome work of raking. We couldn’t believe how well the collector picks these up, especially when it’s been raining and everything is sodden and heavy.”
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Variety of engine sizes
STM Co Ltd has a long history of providing quality grass cutting machinery for the professional market.
These are the SCAG range with a history of more than 30 years making dedicated ride-on mowers. The five model range goes from the high-end Turf Tiger machines with diesel or petrol power and includes the smaller platform, but equally effective Tiger Cat to the Liberty Z high-end domestic. All come with a variety of engine sizes and cutting decks.
In addition is the V-Ride stand-on mower – a highly effective unit for intricate work and its compact format makes it easy to transport.
Engineered for durability
Engineered from the ground up to deliver quality, performance, comfort and durability, Kubota’s all-new ZD1211 from their diesel zero-turn mower range, is loaded with features to make the job easier for groundcare professionals.
The ZD1211 is a 3-blade, 140 mm deep deck commercial mower engineered to deliver results demanded across the turf care sector, and features a state-of-the-art diesel engine, high-capacity HST transmission and an ultra-comfortable operating area.
Kubota’s ZD1211 zero-turn mower is equipped with newly designed Hydrostatic Transmission (HST) levers for personal comfort. From the diesel engine through to the mower deck, the ZD1211 is 100% Kubota.
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Outfront mowers with great manoeuvrability
ISEKI UK & Ireland, introduces its out-front mower. The new ISEKI 60” (1525 mm) outfront rotary deck with three blades ensures that all grass is cut, even when undertaking tight turns. The cutting height can be adjusted from 25mm to 125mm (1-5”) in 12.5mm (0.5”) increments as required. A mulching kit is available to order if required.
Says ISEKI Managing Director, David Withers: “With the engine regulations coming into place shortly, we wanted to offer the customer a competitively priced out front mower with the same ISEKI renowned quality and reliability alongside a new Stage V compliant 22.5hp diesel engine.”
These high-performance out-front mowers are very productive and manoeuvrable, designed to facilitate grass cutting in difficult areas. The mowers are equipped with easy to use two-pedal hydrostatic transmission and automatic or selectable 4WD. There is also a lockable differential for use when conditions demand. To ensure efficient engine cooling the radiator is fitted with an automatic reversing fan so preventing the blockage of the grill.
Operators are well catered for with a spacious, comfortable platform, ergonomic controls and excellent visibility. The steering column is easily adjusted to suit the operator.
Routine maintenance and servicing is easily carried out thanks to excellent access to the engine, radiator and service points.
In summary the SF224 is designed to be an extremely productive, fuel efficient and high performing mower suitable for numerous applications, stamped with ISEKI quality and reliability.
Tame the jungle with brushcutter mowers
Whether clearing an overgrown building site, clearing a meadow or cutting a pathway through undergrowth, the Billy Goat Brushcutter Mower is the ideal jungle buster.
The rigid or pivoting 66cm (26in) mowing decks combined with the heavy duty spindles and the powerful engines mean no job is too tough. Equipped with ergonomic controls, these brushcutters are a perfect partner in the harshest environments. A choice of standard or hydrostatic drive systems are available, along with fixed or pivoting decks and alternative engines.
Robust and reliable – Pro Lawnmowers
The Cobra Pro lawnmower range is designed for landscapers looking for high performance and reliability day after day. The robust aluminium alloy decks are durable, but lighter than many equivalents in the market. Blade break controls are standard with all models along with fan assisted collection, a must have for better grass collection even in damp conditions.
All the lawnmowers feature a direct shaft drive system which maximises power transfer and increases reliability compared to belts or chain alternatives. The hydrostatic drive option is a popular choice for commercial operators.
Solutions for mowing long grass and steep slopes
For over 60 years, trusted German manufacturer AS-Motor has been producing professional-grade mowing equipment with particular expertise in long grass and slopes. AS-Motor offer an innovative blend of experience and engineering with a mower suitable for every need and every type of lawn – helping to create the perfect landscape.
The extensive range of machines includes mulching mowers, professional lawn mowers, pedestrian and ride-on brushcutters, pedestrian and ride-on flail mowers. In addition, the recent introduction of the AS 1040 YAK 4WD Ride-On Flail, with its 100cm wide flail mowing unit is a superior alternative to conventional rotary mowing.
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Mower for all weathers
There’s quite a bit of talk on various professional lawn care sites about modifying lawn mowers to achieve better results for cutting wet grass. Read what a professional gardener had to say about the Mountfield S501R PD.
“Well, I can safely say this Mountfield is factory standard and collects well in any weather. It packs a bag extremely well, and it’s taken just one pass over this lawn to remove over one cubic meter of wet grass. I would argue this mower works better than a lot of commercial mowers. If you’re looking for a new lawn mower for residential or even commercial use, you won’t go wrong with this.” – Wild Ground
Easy starter with anti-choke
The new professional RM 655 RS rear roller mower from STIHL has been specifically designed to make mowing tasks across areas of up to 2, 500 square metres quick and simple.
Designed with ease of use in mind, the powerful Briggs and Stratton engine is simple to start thanks to the auto-choke mechanism. Offering
full flexibility, the desired cutting height can be precisely adjusted. The high-lift blades and aerodynamic housing efficiently lifts the grass, cuts it efficiently and blows the cuttings into the 70 litre grass catcher box, which can be 100% filled.
The body design also allows for easy access and maintenance of working parts, and the comfortable mono handlebar is foldable for easier transportation and storage.
Driving force in zero-turn mowers
The Zenith 60 is the latest zero-turn mower in the Ariens range. A performance machine, it is built for durability and strength.
Powered by the reliable Kawasaki FX730V 726cc engine, the Zenith has a forward speed of 8.5mph (13.7kph) for fast mowing. Easy steering levers allow the operator to drive, brake, steer and spin on the spot. At the end of the mowing row the machine can negotiate around objects and can effortlessly turn 180º.
The Zenith’s large 152cm (60”) cutting deck contributes to greater productivity. Built with 10-gauge steel its 14cm (5.5”) depth provides optimal airflow in all mowing conditions. The foot-operated deck lift system provides effortless adjustments between 15 cutting positions in 6.35mm (¼”) increments with a vertical pin selection. The Constant Belt Tension System ensures the correct tension, minimising wear and heat while providing enhanced belt life with minimal adjustments. The Zenith features an industry-leading frame design with large tubular frame rails as a backbone to support the machine loads. The frame is fitted with a Rollover Protection System (ROPS) as standard.
The high backed, ergonomically designed, padded seat not only reduces user fatigue, it also helps to absorb the impact on uneven surfaces. The Zenith 60 comes with a two-year commercial warranty or three-year residential warranty.