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Protea Sodcutter

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Protea Sodcutter 450mm working width
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Description

The ultimate Sodcutter locally manufactured.

Cut

The Protea Sodcutter has a 450mm working width with a cutting depth of 6-100mm.  A simplified positive pi-in-hole adjuster controls depth of cut.

Drive system

Belt driven(triplex). The triple belt drive system ensures positive traction of the rollers. Crank arms are also driven by three V belts. Heavy-duty jockey pulleys assist smooth operation of the entire system.

Traction via a set of studded rubberized rollers, giving a firm grip on all surfaces. A Unique feature of the Protea Model 460 Sodcutter is the belt driven system - no expensive gearbox to maintain.

Engine

Fitted with an 8hp 5.8kw Honda engine with a 6:1 reduction gearbox.

Levers

Heavy-duty steel fabricated engaging levers facilitate easy operation of the machine and are designed to handle tough treatment.

Cutting blade

The blade is constructed of wear resistant steel, hardened right through and tempered. Will cut up to 2000 squre meters per day, depending on conditions.

Bearings

Selected ball and pillow block type bearings, bronze bearings fitted with grease nipples.