Multitasking Tractor

KIOTI Tractor’s CK20S Series consists of the CK20S and the CK20S HST compact tractors. Both come with a Daedong, three-cylinder diesel engine that produces 22 hp at 2,800 RPM. The CK20S produces 17.1 PTO hp and has a manual transmission with six forward and two reverse travel speeds while the CK20S HST produces 16.2 PTO hp and has a hydrostatic transmission with infinite speed in two ranges. Both tractors have a rear lift arm with a lifting capacity of 1,109 pounds.

Wet/Dry Cement

Whitlam/Plumb-Pro a division of J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Company has introduced a Wet/Dry all-weather, fast-set, low V.O.C., medium-bodied, solvent weld cement, specifically formulated for all weather conditions. It works as a repair cement on wet or dry pipe and requires no primer prior to assembly of pipe and fittings. The bonding strength allows for immediate pressure testing of the system and is suitable for use and storage in temperatures below zero degrees. The cement is recommended for all classes of PVC pressure pipe and fittings through 3 inches and PVC non-pressure solvent weld pipe and fittings through 6 inches.

Topdressing Step by Step

The 100SP self-propelled, walking topdresser from Earth & Turf has a struck-level capacity of 10 cubic feet. It is powered by a 10.5 hp Briggs & Stratton engine. A four-wheel stance increases stability on hills. Other features include turf tires, easy-drive engagement, a 35.5-inch overall width and a 30-inch brush expeller.

Triple the Mowing

The AR-3 triplex rotary trim mower, from Jacobsen combines a 72-inch cutting width and TrimTek cutting decks with an exclusive downdraft blade. The deck and blade design moves grass through a two-step process that pulverizes clippings. The height of cut can be adjusted without tools and the cutting units can be converted from rear-discharge to mulching decks.

Don’t Get Matted Down

The AlturnaMat, from Alturnamats, Inc., is now available in a 3-by-6-foot size. The mats are available with the same bold cleat design as the original AlturnaMats, with cleats on both sides, on one side or smooth on both sides.

Hose Trailer

Reelcraft’s Self-contained hose reel trailer is designed for grounds maintenance applications requiring 100 feet of 1-inch I.D. hose. The trailer bed offers additional space for tool trays and other accessories. The wheelbase matches typical work vehicles and the wheel are mounted inside that trailer bed to prevent snagging on trees and shrubs. An extra long, 32-inch trailer tongue allows for sharp turns and is easy to back up.

Tanaka’s Newest

Tanaka has introduced two new products. The TBC-240PF grass trimmer has a 23cc, 1.2 hp, PureFire two-stroke engine, and improved anti-vibration system and solid steel driveshaft.  The THB-260PF commercial hand-held blower features a 25cc, 1.3 hp, PureFire two-stroke engine, 429 CFM and weighs 9.3 pounds.