Snow blower attachments
John Deere announces three new single-motor, high-flow snow blower models. Compatible with John Deere compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders and skid steers, the SB72D, SB78D and SB84D Snow Blowers incorporate features such as hydraulically operated poly-lined chutes and deflectors, reinforced wrappers, adjustable skid shoes and two auger options.
Bobcat Company introduces the R2-Series E60 compact excavator. The E60 is the latest release in the new R2-Series lineup of Bobcat compact excavators, which includes the conventional tail-swing, 4-ton E42 and minimal tail-swing, five-ton E50.
Stainless steel hopper spreader
SnowEx brings its Helixx material delivery system to a new 0.35 cubic yard stainless steel spreader developed specifically to fit UTVs and compact trucks. The Helixx 0.35 cubic yard stainless steel hopper spreader has a 2.5-foot-long hopper. Its compact size allows it to address sidewalks, while its ability to deliver a spreading width of up to 30 feet makes it effective on larger jobs as well, SnowEx says.
The new MS 151 C-E chainsaw from Stihl is designed for cutting firewood to length, as well as for tree maintenance and lopping work. The lightweight (2.8 kg.) model features a manual fuel pump and Stihl ErgoStart.
Dewalt introduces the new Atomic Compact Series 20V Max Brushless Cordless 13/4-in. Bandsaw, made for fast one-handed cutting. The unit weighs 6.6 lbs. and features an integrated guard for one-handed, overhead cutting applications.
Gator Nitro Sand from Alliance Gator is designed for hardscape contractors and masons who prefer using mortar over polymeric sand. Benefits include the ability to apply in wet or dry weather and permeability, the company says.
Compact track and skid steer loaders
Bobcat introduces the 60-frame size loader models — and first radius-lift-path loaders — to its R-Series lineup: the Bobcat R-Series T62 compact track loader and S62 skid-steer loader. The new radius-lift-path, 60-frame-size R-Series T62 and S62 loader models feature Bobcat inline engine and cast-steel lift arm sections.
Rear discharge mower deck
John Deere debuts the new Fastback Pro Rear-Discharge Mower Deck for its line of gas and diesel Z900 ZTrak Mowers. Available in 60- or 72-inch cutting widths, the rear-discharge mower deck increases productivity and improves operator comfort without sacrificing cut quality, the company says.
Irrigation controller series
Dramm is upgrading its irrigation control line with the introduction of the ProLine Irrigation Controller Series. Building on the capabilities of the RainPro Controllers, the ProLine increases the number of outputs available, while still remaining modular and expandable, the company says.
Xtreme Edge from Alliance Gator sets twice as fast as a concrete mix, according to the company. Xtreme Edge utilizes high performance polymers for added strength and is freeze and thaw resistant.