Equipment & Technology

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Renewable Lubricants Bio-Ultimax 1500 Dielectric Hydraulic Fluids

Renewable Lubricants’ patented Bio-Ultimax 1500 Dielectric Hydraulic Fluids are designed for use with aerial lifts, grapples saws, compact lifts and other arborist equipment where high dielectric (>35 kV) insulating properties are desired. These fluids are available in ISO 22-, 32-, 46- and 68-weight formulas that meet or exceed ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) […]

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Husqvarna X-Cut saw chain

Husqvarna’s new X-Cut saw chain is designed to enhance the performance of Husqvarna professional chain saws. A chrome-plating system used during the manufacturing process is designed to keep the chain sharper longer. The X-Cut design features bolstered tie straps for improved durability. X-Cut chains are pre-stretched and ready to be used straight out of the […]

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Milwaukee’s M18 Fuel Top Handle Chainsaw

Milwaukee Tool’s new battery-operated M18 Fuel (FUEL™) Top Handle Chainsaw is designed to meet the performance, durability and ergonomic needs of professional arborists. Available with 12- or 14-inch bars, this saw is designed to drive cutting speeds up to 20% faster than leading 35cc, gas, top-handle chain saws and to outperform competitors with its increased […]

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Who Should Buy Used Tree Care Equipment, and Why?

Buying a brand-new chipper, aerial lift or compact loader is every tree-company owner’s first choice. But the used-equipment market has much to be said for it. The used market is still seeing a lot of interest, even as the pandemic-induced supply-chain shortages of parts and equipment is easing. “In the last few years, due to […]

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Grapple Booms and Mechanization: Revisiting the Industrial Revolution

For most of us, middle school is a good number of years in the rear-view mirror. But if we recall our lessons from those years, no doubt a few weeks of history class focused on the Industrial Revolution. It might be argued that the tree care industry today is going through its own form of […]

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