DRILLING FLUID SYSTEM
The Ditch Witch FM 13 Drilling Fluid System is the largest of three stand-alone, modular fluid systems for mixing drilling fluid additives with water and delivering the slurry to directional drilling units for drilling, backreaming and product pullback. Powered by a 13-hp gasoline engine, the constant-grease seal pump moves 42-viscosity slurry at a rate of 200 gpm. Maximum flow rate is 300 gpm of 26-viscosity fluid. The system is available with either a 500- or 1,000-gallon tank. It is equipped with two hoppers: one for dry fluid additives and the other for liquid mixtures and enhancers. Ditch Witch
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Stihl's new FC 73 edger is built with stratified charge engine technology for reduced emissions to meet CARB II standards. With an independent-depth wheel adjustment and wide-gauge wheel for uneven spaces, the edger can be used on curved flowerbeds, sidewalks or any tight area requiring a clean edge. The edger features an anti-vibration system, a mud-flap-style debris deflector and a see-through fuel tank. Stihl Incorporated
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Stens' new line of mulching blades, called Raptor blades, have an aerodynamic design enabling them to move more air with less horsepower. Raptor blades feature reverse-lift mulching and a longer cutting edge to aid in the re-cutting of clippings for quicker decomposing. The blades hold a cutting edge that is longer than standard blades. They fit a variety of applications, including John Deere, Bobcat and Snapper. Ariens Company
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GUIDE FOR TREE HAZARDS
“Evaluating Trees for Defects” is a field guide to assist arborists in identifying tree problems. The guidelines can be used to identify high-risk trees and, in some cases, trees that have already failed. The 7×7-inch book with spiral binding includes 17 field guidelines, two methods for evaluating stem decay, listings of common defects and a “how-to-prune” diagram. The book also includes 29 color photographs and 38 illustrations. Safetrees.com
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