Scotgrass 2010: Pottinger launches Autocut system

Pottinger’s new Autocut system promises to reduce the time involved in sharpening forage wagon blades drastically.


Instead of an hour spent each day honing blades with an upright grinder, the operator simply presses a button and an on-board grinding wheel moves automatically from blade to blade. The full 45 knives on the company’s big Jumbo wagon take just four minutes to sharpen. That means operators are more inclined to keep blades sharp, cutting power consumption and fuel use.

The sharpening system costs £6000 and the first units brought in have apparentlyPottingerÕs new Autocut system promises to reduce the time involved in sharpening forage wagon blades drastically.

Instead of an hour spent each day honing blades with an upright grinder, the operator simply presses a button and an on-board grinding wheel moves automatically from blade to blade. The full 45 knives on the company’s big Jumbo wagon take just four minutes to sharpen. That means operators are more inclined to keep blades sharp, cutting power consumption and fuel use.

The sharpening system costs £6000 and the first units brought in have apparently sold very quickly.

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