18
May

Paladin intros its first brush cutter for compact excavators (VIDEO)

A yr after being acquired by Stanley Black & Decker, Paladin has launched its first brush cutter for compact excavators.

The brand new MX Sequence brings related efficiency of the corporate’s GroundShark for skid steers and compact observe loaders to excavators from 3 to eight metric tons.

“Not solely have been there requests from the distribution channels for an providing, but it surely was additionally one thing we recognized with mini excavators,” says Steve Wright, product director for attachments. “It’s a rising section, and we wished to start out providing extra merchandise in that mini excavator section than we at the moment do.”

The excavator attachment can lower by brush and timber as thick as 6 inches in diameter. The corporate says it’s ultimate for such duties as managing ditches, banks, areas that require slicing over a fence and rail rights of manner.

See the comb cutter in motion within the video beneath:

 

A heavy-duty hinged particles protect retracts when the blades are engaged to permit for deeper slicing. Fore and aft curtain shields assist cut back flying particles. And when operators are able to get out of the cab, the cutter mechanically stops rotating 15 seconds after the excavator has been turned off.

Slicing blades are reversible and product of AR400 metal. The attachment comes with Paladin’s bolt-on mounting system that may be configured to a wide range of coupler techniques. Wright says reasonably than construct mounts for every excavator producer’s machines, Paladin designed an adapter plate that may match a variety of excavators inside a tonnage class. The identical plate can be used for different attachments, together with buckets and hydraulic hammers.

Different options embrace a direct-drive hydraulic motor with heavy-duty bearing housing and powder-coat end to forestall rust.

Paladin affords three fashions within the MX Sequence, one every for 3-, 6- and Eight-metric-ton excavators. Wright says every mannequin additionally has optionally available hydraulic-fluid movement necessities to match the cutter to the excavator’s obtainable movement.