Powerful helpers for shredding

MTD- freshly tuned petrol shredder / Hardened premium blades work in shredder mechanism

Saarbrücken, (PresseBox) - The reliable and high-performance motors from Briggs and Stratton also power the improved petrol shredders 450 and 475, which were evolved from the models 463 and 465. They conform with the newest standards and safety requirements.

The hedge has been trimmed, the nettles have been cut down to size, the fruit trees have been thinned out and the fallen leaves are all raked together in a pile - now it's time for an effective petrol shredder. MTD is launching two bundles of power onto the market in the shape of the 450 and the 475, which conform to the newest standards and safety requirements.

The reliable Briggs and Stratton motors supply the devices with the power required. The smaller B&S 800 series OHV draws 3.7 kW from the 205 cubic centimetre cylinder capacity, the larger B&S 1150 series OHV draws 5.2 kW from 250 cubic centimetres. The operating speed can be regulated. The motors drive the hardened premium blades in the shredding mechanism so hard that they can easily process branches of thicknesses between 50 and 75 mm. The mechanism has no problem with fallen leaves, garden rubbish and hedge clippings.

The large filling funnel makes feeding easy. And at the other side, the processed shredded matter lands in sacks thus making disposal easy. The casing and funnel are made of steel sheeting and are very robust.

The 475 model also has a funnel made of plastic for feeding in branches. The sensible material mixture prevents the device from becoming unnecessarily heavy.

Even when wearing thick gloves, transport is made easy by a large and stable handle on top of the funnel as well as inflatable tyres, which both petrol shredders have. The large collector sack has a capacity of 90 litres; the volume is reduced by a factor of 10 to 1. The generous tank holds 3 litres; both machines are able to use E10. The scope of delivery consists of protective glasses and a collector sack for the shredded material. Therefore, allowing the work to start straight away.

Further information about on this subject can be obtained from MTD Products AG, 66192 Saarbrücken.

MTD Products Aktiengesellschaft

MTD, the "Modern Tool and Die Company", with its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio is the world's largest manufacturer of motorised gardening tools. MTD Products Inc. was founded in 1932 and is still family owned. MTD has manufacturing capacities in the USA, Europe and Canada.

MTD offers every gardener - whether professional or hobby gardener - a product range from five brands on the European market; MTD, GUTBROD, YardMan, Cub Cadet and also WOLF-Garten, which covers nearly every application in the garden. Every brand makes its mark through individuality and unmistakeable optic. All of the brands compliment a wide spectrum if motorised garden tools; from electric lawnmowers to motor hoes and snow blowers all the way up to miniature tractors.

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