McConnel ROBOCUT range extended with mid-sized RC40
McConnel has extended its remote-control product line-up. The company has introduced of the new ROBOCUT2 RC40.
The 40hp ROBOCUT bridges the gap between McConnel’s smallest and largest mulchers.
The RC40 was designed especially for tackling tough terrain. It features a low centre of gravity design and durable rubber tracks. This make it capable of working on slopes up to 55 degrees whilst enhancing operator safety by removing them from the danger zone.
Power comes from a 40hp, three-cylinder, Yanmar diesel engine. It uses a DPF filter system to meet the latest Stage V emissions regulations without the need for Adblue.
Hydrostatic drive features two speed range, with speeds up to 4kph in range one and up to 7kph in range two. Track options include standard-rubber, super-rubber, studded and spiked. These allow the ROBOCUT2 RC40 to work on slopes up to 55 degrees in any direction.
Twin roll-over protection bars and an enclosed, all-metal body panels prevent the ingress of dust and debris. They also provide outstanding protection and durability when working in harsh conditions.
A Hetronic handheld remote-control unit provides intuitive and easy-to-master control of RC40. It offers a working range of 150m. Two large joysticks provide control of motion, steering and attachment control. Key features such as gearing, rotor speed and emergency stop can happen at the touch of a button.
The new RC40 is compatible with a comprehensive range of cutting attachments. These include the 1.3m and 1.6m grass flailheads and 1.3m mulching flailhead.
Further attachments transform the RC40 into a versatile remote-control work platform that increases safety, productivity and efficiency.
The McConnel ROBOCUT RC40 is in full production and available through McConnel’s distribution network. Retails prices start from £48,500.