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Product roundup: Kubota introduces new RTV-X1120 UTV models
Beth Hyatt | January 18, 2018
Kubota RTV X1120

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Kubota Tractor Corporation recently introduced the new RTV-X1120 models. The company says these machines were designed for commercial customers who use the machines for daily heavy-duty work.

The company says that the Kubota RTV-X1120 combines Kubota quality with enhanced power, performance and torque at a starting price of $13,999 MSRP.

“The biggest surprise for the marketplace is the technology offered at a competitive price point,” said Roger Gifford, Kubota product manager, utility vehicles. “The new RTV-X1120 is a well-equipped machine at a highly competitive price point. Simply put, there is no better value currently in the market, and we are extremely excited about adding these models to our lineup. We are confident that commercial customers will appreciate the six new model options to consider when purchasing a worksite utility vehicle.”

Featuring a 24.8 gross horsepower diesel engine, Kubota says the RTV-X1120 is dependable and ready for any job. With its 3-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine, Kubota says the machine has a well-earned reputation for providing extra acceleration and climbing power.

Providing top speeds of 29 mph, Kubota says the engine and VHT-X transmission also provide plenty of hill-climbing power. The company says that with increased speed comes an increased dynamic load, and the RTV-X1120 comes equipped with three-point seatbelts for safety.

Kubota says its X Series was designed for comfort and convenience under tough working conditions, and they add that the RTV-X1120 includes style and creature comforts found in the RTV-X family.

Featuring new shoulder restraints for the operator and passenger, Kubota says the RTV-X1120 is designed for reducing operator fatigue during long work days. Kubota adds that it has ergonomically designed 60:40 split buckle seats, fully hydraulic power steering, digital dashboard display, large under seat storage compartments and an easily accessible parking brake.

The company says the RTV-X1120 models are available in two color options: Kubota Orange and RealTree AP Camo. These options include machine-polished alloy wheels, which are standard on RTV-X1120D models only, optional black ally rims and a spray-on bed liner is available on all models except for the general purpose model.

Kubota says the heavy-duty cargo steel box on the RTV-X1120 models provides ample room for hauling gear, supplies, materials and tools around the jobsite. The company adds that with a switch of a lever, the hydraulic-lift (on worksite models only) cargo box rises to dump materials, which Kubota says allows more efficiency and less manual labor unloading cargo.

The company says that standard two-inch receivers are located at the front and back of the vehicle, which allows a tow capacity of up to 1,300 lbs.

Case introduces new hydraulic pallet forks with nursery sleeves

case equipment

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Case Construction Equipment added to its skid steer compact track loader attachment line by introducing the new hydraulic pallet forks with nursery sleeves.

The company says these are ideal for landscapers, municipalities, nurseries and other contractors who deal with both palletized materials and live nursery stock, and Case adds that the forks transition easily between the standard and “nursery fork” configurations.

Running off standard auxiliary hydraulics, Kubota says the hydraulically controlled tines can be positioned from a 10- to 44-inch spacing for optimal handling and transitioning between different tasks without leaving the cab.

The company says the new forks also allow contractors to own a single set of forks for multiple jobs, and Kubota says they help protect the integrity of root balls on large trees during transport.

SiteOne lanches Pro-Trade LED lighting solutions

SiteOne Landscape Supply recently announced the launch and exclusive distribution of Pro-Trade Lighting products, a line of professional-grade LED lamps and lighting solutions for landscape contractors.

“The new Pro-Trade line gives contractors another fantastic option in low-voltage lighting in addition to the many great brands we currently carry,” said Steve Counter, director of category management with SiteOne. “Pro-Trade offers the quality, durability and straightforward functionality that our customers are looking for at a very competitive price. When combined with the on-the-shelf availability and service found at SiteOne, it’s a much greater value than what other channels of distribution are offering.”

Pro-trade 3W MR16 LED lamp

3W MR16 LED lamp
Photo: Pro-Trade

The company says that Pro-Trade transformers and fixtures are ETL listed and conform to UL Standard 1838 and certified to CSA C22.2 No. 250.7. The company adds that Pro-Trade MR16 LED lamps are ETL listed and conform to UL Standard 1993 and are certified to CSA Standard C22.2 #1993. According to SiteOne, the LED lamps are rated for enclosed fixtures and damp locations.

Featuring durable brass fixtures with a lifetime warranty and aluminum fixtures backed by a five-year warranty, SiteOne says the fixtures are available in two color options: bronze and black.

SiteOne adds that the Pro-Trade line offers 3W and 5W MR16 LED lamps delivering 250-350 lumens with a 38-degree beam angle at 2700K color temperature and 30,000-hour average rated life. The company says that omni-directional T3 LED lamps deliver 2.5 watts and 180 lumens at 2700K with a 20,000-hour average life.

SiteOne says the Pro-Trade transformers are available in 150W and 300W, and they include primary overload protection with auto thermal shut-off, secondary side magnetic circuit breakers and are plug-in photocell ready. Housed in a 304 stainless steel case with a removable and locking hinged door, the transformers include a quick mount bracket that allows for mounting without a template; output taps include 12, 13, 14 and 15V options.

Tremron puts new face on wall systems with Visage

Tremron showcased its Visage two-piece wall system at the International Builders’ Show (IBS). Visage, a Keystone Hardscapes design, were on display along with other Tremron concrete wall and paver products at IBS.tremron logo

The company says Visage was manufactured through a proprietary process that can deliver up to five finished faces per unit, and they add that it provides unmatched functional and aesthetic flexibility to meet the project demands of any market.

With its customixable nature, Tremron says Visage is grounded in the ability to execute contemporary looking projects by mixing-and-matching the appropriate pieces based on length, shape and texture. Additionally, the company adds that Visage requires minimal cutting and uses the Keystone Hardscape pin connection system for ease of installation.

Tremron says that the combination of these factors makes Visage ideal for a variety of one-and two-sided projects, including fire pits, planters, columns, free standing walls and retaining walls.

Visage has the following components:

  • Unit 1 – 6” high by 16” or 12” wide by 8” deep with two finished sides
  • Corner – 6” high by 16” or 14” wide by 8” deep with three finished sides
  • Cap – 3” high by 8” wide by 10” deep with two finished sides

Pavestone unveils new CityStone series

Pavestone, a Keystone Hardscapes producer, is expanding its CityStone series with four new products.

pavestone logoThe company says that joint patterns are what give CityStone pavements their recognizable surface texture and classic appeal. The company adds that CityStone additions are proven on projects including patios, residential driveways, parking spaces and sidewalks.

The new additions can be used in a variety of size and shape combinations, according to the company. The following are CityStone products:

  • CityStone Demi 6cm –An combination of equal quantities of 4” x 8”, 8” x 8” and 8” x 12” units. Designed for light vehicular applications in fast-installing repeating runner or ashlar patterns.
  • CityStone XL Supra 6cm – Combines equal quantities of 8” x 16”, 16” x 16” and 16” x 24” units. Designed for pedestrian applications in fast-installing repeating runner or ashlar patterns. Combine with CityStone Demi to form a six-piece system.
  • CityStone XL 12” x 24” 6cm – Large format paver designed for pedestrian applications.
  • CityStone XL 24” x 24” 6cm – Large format paver designed for pedestrian applications in traditional stacked and runner patterns.

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