Simpson Cleaning recently released a new series of commercial pressure washers — the Aluminum WaterBlaster series. According to the company, the series was created to provide users with a high-quality, durable, belt-driven machine. The Aluminum WaterBlaster series, rated from 3,200 PSI at 3.0 gpm up to 4,400 PSI at 4.0 gpm, is ideal for paint preparation, professional cleaning, graffiti removal, commercial job sites and fleet maintenance, according to the company. Features include a cold water, gas-powered belt drive, Honda or Simpson engine configurations, AAA or CAT triplex plunger pump with adjustable unloader, a thermal relief valve and a detergent injection system. The frame is constructed of aircraft-grade aluminum.
STEC Equipment, an industry leader in specialized turf equipment distribution, recently introduced the new Topdrop brush dresser from GKB Machines. According to GKB, the Topdrop — available in the TD-130, TD-230 and TD-330 models — is the ideal machine for the application of top layers on athletic fields. This brush dresser can distribute several different kinds of loose material on fields, including sand, gravel or rubber. The brush is hydraulically driven and features user-friendly speed adjustment controls, ensuring that the layer thickness can be determined precisely, the company says. The Topdrop also features four pivoting, balloon tires that work to create optimal ground pressure.
PBI-Gordon Corp. recently announced that Surge herbicide has a Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) section 2(ee) recommendation for control of doveweed for U.S. states including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Research at Mississippi State University found Surge delivered 85 percent control of doveweed. A water-based formulation, Surge provides an economical option for late spring, early summer and fall weed control needs, is highly selective in both warm-season and cool-season turfgrasses and weed death can occur within 10-14 days, according to PBI-Gordon. Active ingredients include Sulfentrazone; 2,4-D, MCPP, Dicamba.
Reelcraft’s recently-released series HD70000 hose reels are designed to accommodate up to 100 feet of 0.375-inch I.D. hose or 75 feet of .5-inch I.D. hose, according to the company. The heavy-duty base design, all-steel construction and a baked-on powder coat finish produce a rugged, corrosion-resistant product, Reelcraft says. A newly re-designed latching mechanism provides longer service life of the latch components, and the containerized drive spring offers safer and easier handling during maintenance, the company says. Two sealed ball bearings produce a smoother spool rotation and increased user flexibility in operation. The guide arm adjusts to seven positions for various mounting locations and applications.
Cushman recently introduced a new truck-inspired line of Hauler UTVs. The Hauler 1200, Hauler 1200X, Hauler PRO and the Hauler PRO-X offer more payload, a larger bed and affordable accessories, according to the company. “Customer research guided the design of the new Cushman Hauler line and revealed the need for a higher level of versatility,” said Hamish Lusty, vice president, commercial for Textron Specialized Vehicles. The Hauler can be customized to include either a sound-dampening 12-cubic-foot durable roto-molded polyethylene bed, or the upgraded 15-cubic-foot fully aluminum bed for extra space. The standard poly bed includes integrated divider slots to allow for increased organization and customizable bed storage, according to the company.