Vermeer is the only brand to offer a complete range of core heavy equipment for arborists of a skid steer loader, wood chipper and stump grinder. Vermeer is a brand that is viewed as top of the range and as sales representative Paul Doyle says, is often the choice of expanding arborist firms looking to take on the bigger jobs and where quality and power are a must.
Vermeer Corporation is headquartered in Iowa in the US, but the company has a significant operation in the Netherlands, where manufacturing for Europe occurs. The business prides itself on customer service and provides this through a network of dealers, which supply parts and servicing from specialist technicians.
BC200 BRUSH CHIPPER
Vermeer’s brush chippers are built to last and off er a range of benefits to ensure both power and safety. Designed for European tree care professionals, it includes two-step start, with an infeed button and switch control allowing for ease of operation.
It is able to chip branched material of up to 8″. The SmartFeed system monitors engine speed and stops or reverses the rollers if needed. The Stage V-compliant Kubota engine delivers 57hp and best-in-class fuel capacity while meeting emission standards. The Ecoldle engine control system optimises fuel efficiency and minimises noise.
The chipper is also easily serviced as a one-piece pivoting engine hood provides ensures fast and simple accessibility to internal components, with parts within easy reach.
SC30TX STUMP GRINDER
Being able to off er customers stump grinding services is a key differentiator and can ensure a valuable additional income stream. Vermeer’s stump grinder has numerous advantages over other models, including the longest tracks in its class to provide consistent stability and easier loading and unloading.
The Autosweep system is included as standard and monitors the enginespeed. It will automatically adjust the cutter wheel sweep rate, reducing engine, drive-train and structural stress. Vermeer’s patented Yellow Jacket cutter system is designed to provide faster and easier serviceability.
The 25hp EFI engine is effective in all temperatures, including cold weather and makes a choke chain obsolete. It also provides improved fuel economy over comparable gas engines.
S92XTX MINI SKID STEER
Although compact in size, this skid steer is built to perform and there are a range of attachments suited to arborists including a log grapple, pallet forks and a large bucket. It has a tipping capacity of 2643 lb (1198.8 kg) and rated operating capacity of 925 lb (419.6 kg) while reaching to maximum hinge pin height at 84.5″ (214.6 cm). There is a choice of petrol or diesel engines.
A dual hydraulic auxiliary system comes as standard with high fl ow to power in the most demanding attachments and a low fl ow to give the operator maximum control. It has a universal mounting plate, with the option of 7″ (17.8 cm) or 9″ (22.9 cm) tracks and multiple engine options to choose from. It is also built to allow for straightforward servicing with simple hose routings and ease of access to the fuse panel for maximum efficiency.
Find out more at www.vermeeruk.co.uk