Groundsman pedestrian aerators and turf cutters score at the World Cup

Billy Warkein Machinery & Mechanics

GROUNDSMAN Industries Ltd. have scored a hat trick of orders over the past eighteen months with multiple units put to work on pitches across Russia in preparation for the big event. The 460HD Elliptical Plunge Action Pedestrian turf aerator and model TMC46 four-wheel-drive Turf Cutter proved able to cope in the extreme conditions that can be encountered after a harsh Russian winter.

Turf Cutting

The Groundsman Turf Multi Cutters are renowned for their smooth effortless cutting ability, ease of use and operating comfort. A range of interchangeable sod cutting blades from 30cm (12") to 60cm (24") wide are adjustable down to 7cm (3") deep as well as blades for mole draining, de-compacting, trenching and cable and pipe insertion. Two wheel drive model TMC26 is simple to operate and portable making it ideal for landscapers and hire outlets. The precision cutting of the rear blade four wheel drive model TMC46 make it the choice of golf clubs and turf farms.

Left: Model TMC46 Turf Cutter, Right: Model 345HD Pedestrian Aerator

Turf Aeration

GROUNDSMAN offer a range of pedestrian and tractor mounting turf aerators from 45cm (18in) to 180cm (6ft) working widths. The model 345HD and 460HD are compact professional pedestrian machines that can access most garden gates and aerate all type of grass surfaces including gardens, parklands, fine lawns as well as sports greens, tees and pitches. For larger areas the tractor mounting models are available for tractors from 18HP. This range have a long proven record of rugged reliability, performance and versatility. The crank driven elliptical plunge action mechanism drives the tines into the most compacted of surfaces down to 15cm (6in) deep with very little surface disruption. Quick change hollow core, solid and slitting tines are available plus cluster tine heads for thatch removal or surface preparation for over-seeding.

FLEXBLADE Core Collection

Groundsman's FLEXBLADE Core Collector attaches to any aerator, pedestrian or tractor mounted, with swath widths from 60cm (24") up to 210cm (83") to core and collect in one pass. Available also for compact tractors and turf vehicles for follow-up collection of cores and linear aeration soil.

The patented FLEXBLADE Core Collector System, is the most efficient method of collecting cores wet or dry with minimum disruption. When attached to an aerator, more than half are caught before they touch the ground, the remainder are scooped cleanly from the surface by the FLEXBLADE that follows undulations like shovels for the cleanest possible collection.

FLEXBLADE Core Collector Aerator Attachment

GROUNDSMAN Industries Ltd.

Based in Co Antrim, N. Ireland, Groundsman manufacture their unique brand of professional turf cutters, turf aerators and accessories. With over twenty five years of experience and a worldwide reputation for durable high performance equipment, GROUNDSMAN machines are used by sports club facilities, hire shops, contractors, local authorities and landscaper's around the globe.

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