Show of strength from groundcare champions

Fiona Gebbettin Industry News

ROTORAKE 602 1 of 2Dennis and Sisis will showcase a range of innovative, professional, British manufactured groundcare products at the 40th anniversary Scotsturf exhibition (stands A3 & A10). Developed using feedback from customers who are at the cutting edge of the industry, from premiership football clubs and leading golf clubs to local authorities and contractors, Dennis and Sisis products continue to lead the way.

Dennis and Sisis will exhibit a range of pedestrian and tractor mounted machinery at Scotsturf on an exhibition stand which has doubled in size this year. Visitors interested in particular machines can examine their features and benefits in detail, with expert advice from the highly knowledgeable and experienced sales team. Highlights of the stand will include the Dennis FT510 from the enduringly popular FT range.

The 510 is designed with interchangeable cassettes which allow 11 different turf maintenance heads to be fitted, including two sizes of scarifier, verticutters, brushes, spikers and slitters as well as five or nine-blade cutter cassettes. Leading groundsmen and greenkeepers unanimously praise the ease of removal and fitting of the cassettes, which can be swapped within 30 seconds.

For outstanding mowing results on fine turf, the FT510 offers a 51cm (20in) cut full variable drive giving the operator total control and a three part steel geared differential roller, for easy turning without turf damage. A unique roller clutch drive gives a smooth take up and variable clip rate for the ultimate finish on greens and cricket pitches. Cutting height is adjustable via a tool free click system and the FT510 also boasts low noise, low vibration technology for the ultimate in operator comfort and convenience.

Sisis proudly presents the Rotorake 602S, its renowned heavy duty powered scarifier, detatcher and linear aerator. With a 60cm working width and contra rotating reel for a clean, consistent cut, the Rotarake 602S is fitted with a seeder box for effortless overseeding. A choice of blades offers the ability to fraise mow, verticut, slit or remove thatch, for true year-round versatility. This machine also has six working speeds and is powered by a punchy 14hp V-twin petrol engine to work in a range of conditions.

Highly prized at venues from sports fields to golf clubs and cricket grounds, the Sisis Rotarake is easy and comfortable to use with smooth running and low vibration.

Ian Howard, managing director of Howardson Ltd, parent company of both Dennis and Sisis says: "We look forward to welcoming customers old and new to visit our stand at Scotsturf. The two brands provide an ideal partnership for groundcare professionals and we welcome the opportunity to increase our brand awareness and show how the products can help achieve even higher standards in turf management."

He adds: "As a company with a long and illustrious history in the groundcare industry we congratulate IOG Scotsturf on its 40th Anniversary and look forward to continuing our successful relationship with the show."

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