The new Vermeer SPX25 Vibratory Plow
November 2, 2017 | Featured
Introducing the Vermeer SPX25 Vibratory Plow
PELLA, Iowa - The new Vermeer SPX25 vibratory plow is designed for fast and efficient cable/fiber and irrigation system installation. It features a full-function remote control that gives the operator a 360-degree view of the jobsite, helping to avoid potential obstacles and an unobstructed view of the product being installed. The SPX25 vibratory plow is compact, powerful and built with tracks to minimize ground disturbance.
“For applications like installing cable or fiber-to-the-home, contractors can face several challenges like narrow gates, fences and common backyard obstacles,” explained Ed Savage, product manager at Vermeer. “The SPX25 plow minimizes those concerns. We’ve eliminated the need for operators to run the machine from behind, which means they can stand in whatever location gives them the best view. This design has also allowed us to make the plow even more compact for excellent performance in tight areas.”
The Vermeer SPX25 vibratory plow is powered by a 25 hp (18.6 kW) Kohler gas engine that provides ample power for installing small pipes and cables at depths up to 12 inches (30.5 cm) and for boring underneath driveways and sidewalks using the optional Porta Bore attachment. The dual rubber tracks with a ground pressure of 3.7 psi (.3 bar) on the Vermeer SPX25 plow delivers great floatation in soft ground conditions and helps reduce jobsite restoration after an install. The lightweight plow offers a quick transport speed of 3.7 mph (6 km/h).
For efficient turning, while installing utilities around obstacles, the SPX25 unit is equipped with a pivot-mounted plow that has a 55-degree swing angle that automatically adjusts when turning.
An optional reel carrier can be mounted to the machine, helping to reduce the amount of jobsite equipment and labor needed on the jobsite. Contractors also have the option of adding a weight kit for added traction when working in hard ground conditions.
For more information about the Vermeer SPX25 vibratory plow, contact us.
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News release source: https://www.vermeer.com/NA/en/N/newscenter/news_releases/8766