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Fecon Forestry Mulchers

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Fecon forestry mulchers for skid steers and excavators are renowned throughout the Australian vegetation management industry for superior performance, durability and versatility across the entire range.

Built tough to tackle even the hardest Australian timbers, Fecon’s catalogue of premium forestry equipment is now bigger and better than ever, thanks to the addition of two innovative new mulchers – the Standard Flow and the Blackhawk.

Standard Flow RK5015 Skid Steer Mulcher
Powerful, efficient and versatile, Fecon’s range of mulchers for skid steers have, up until recently, been exclusive to only larger machines offering more than 91 litres per minute of hydraulic flow. Now, however, Fecon Australia are proud to offer the RK5015 Standard Flow Bull Hog Mulcher for skid steers and track loaders, to complement the already popular high flow range. Designed for use with machines providing as low as 53 litres per minute of flow, Fecon’s Standard Flow Mulchers offer owners and operators of smaller machines the additional capability of forestry and land clearing work, where previously their skid steer or track loader lacked compatibility with larger mulchers.

The RK5015 by Fecon features an impressive 22 highly durable cutting tools designed to maximise mulching efficiency, all contained within a practical 1270mm working width. The mulching teeth are attached to a cleverly designed rotor made to produce a consistently fine chip size for an extremely tidy final product.

Operating within a 2400 to 3000rpm range, Fecon’s RK5015 can quickly and effectively process brush and small trees up to 150mm in diameter. In addition, with the unit weighing less than 600kg – including its adaptable mounting plate and push bar – and with a close centre of gravity design, the Standard Flow Mulcher is easily carried and handled by virtually any mid-sized loader. And yet, despite its compact design, the unit is built extremely tough to deliver an impressively-long service life.

The new Fecon RK5015 mulcher is perfect for owners of mid-sized skid steer and compact track loaders undertaking fire prevention and mitigation works, general vegetation management, agricultural clearing such as fence rows and crop perimeters, site clean-ups and brush clearing. The newfound capability for midsized skid steer loaders to run a heavyduty mulching attachment expands overall business capabilities and opens up vast additional revenue stream opportunities for the thousands of owners and operators of mid-sized machines throughout Australia.

Blackhawk Skid Steer Mulcher
Another recent addition to the Fecon Australia range is the innovative Blackhawk Mulcher for skid steers and track loaders.

Where Fecon’s other SSL / CTL mulching heads are designed to process trees and thick scrub, the Blackhawk is the mulcher to tackle your land clearing tasks in stringy, fibrous, dense and fastgrowing vegetation. The Blackhawk is designed to process stubborn standing vegetation quickly and efficiently, and will pick up and feed felled foliage to ensure no unprocessed material is left behind.

The Blackhawk’s unique rotor contains 30 tools spread across a notably broad 1930mm cutting width to offer an optimal configuration for quick spool up and immediate recovery. Its reversible tools offer maximised life and value, and the laced pattern of the rotor tools enhances the efficiency and productivity of the mulcher. The end result is a finer chip size and tidy, evenly processed material.

With a flow range of 91 to 171 litres per minute at a maximum 6000 psi, plus an overall weight of 1230kg, the Blackhawk mulcher is designed for use with larger skid steers and track loaders, or attached to Fecon Australia’s range of forestry mulching tractors – such as the impressive new FTX150.

Standard Flow and Blackhawk mulchers are now in stock and available for sale Australia-wide – and ask about Fecon Australia’s national demonstration program and try-beforeyou- buy options.

Plus all the old favourites
In addition to their new Standard Flow and Blackhawk mulchers, Fecon’s existing and famed range of vegetation management attachments remains available nationwide: skid steer mulchers such as the renowned BH74 and BH85, Excavator Mulchers for 5 to 40 tonne machines, Mulching Tractors, the famous Stumpex stump grinder, and even Tree Shears and Grapples.

Whether you have a skid steer, track loader, excavator, backhoe or tractor – or you need a complete machine plus mulcher setup – Fecon Australia has the perfect forestry equipment to suit your needs and your machine.

Furthermore, Fecon Australia offers a nationwide sales, parts and service network for all machines and attachments. The result – not only will Fecon Australia provide perfectly-suited forestry equipment for your needs, but you will also have the peace of mind that only comes with dealing with the very best in the business.

For more information about Fecon Australia’s range of forestry equipment, or to arrange your next demo, purchase or service, visit www.fecon.net.au or call 1300 332 661.

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