ATTACHMENT manufacturer Auger Torque has announced the addition of the VM1000 and VM1500 Variable Mulchers to its product portfolio.

The Auger Torque Variable Mulcher range provides a working width of up to 1.5 m and can be mounted on both a skid-steer loader and excavator, while also providing a drum drop change feature on site.

According to Auger Torque, the drum drop feature gives the user the choice of changing between fixed tungsten tooth and swinging hammer drum, allowing them to undertake numerous applications with one piece of equipment.

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The ability to attach a skid-steer frame and excavator hitch at the same time, along with a removable pressure gauge and push bar, is said to allow for easy adaptation between parent machines when out on site.

The fixed tungsten teeth drum gives a robust blunt cutting edge for grinding through thick timber up to 250 mm-diameter, hedges, and branches, and the swinging hammer teeth drum gives a cleaner, more precise cut for dense bushes and smaller trees, Auger Torque said.

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Matt Hencher, global production manager, commented: “We are excited to be launching the VM Mulcher series. It is one of our most impressive attachments to date, developed with the direct input of some of our longest-standing customers at various sites around the world. Our aim is to always give customers the versatility and flexibility they need, and this mulcher was designed with this in mind.”

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