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[This article first appeared in Earthmovers & Excavators issue 417 – Published on Nov 16, 2023]

The Diamond Mowers Drum Mulcher DC Pro will arrive Down Under in January 2024

Delivering what it says ls a new level of mulching performance for loaders up to 75 horsepower (56kW). Diamond Mowers is expanding its range with the Drum Mulcher DC Pro for land clearing and vegetation management.

The new attachment ls built on Diamond Mowers Excavator Drum Mulcher platform but is optimised for use with skid steers and compact track loaders. Designed to serve as an additional mulching resource for a wide range of consumers. the new Drum Mulcher DC Pro is differentiated by its lighter weight of just 1.350 pounds (612kg) and its 63cc. two-speed, bent-axis piston motor. Larger than others In its class. this high-torque hydraulic motor allows the DC Pro to spool-up faster and deliver greater force to power through more and larger material, Diamond Mowers says.

“The Drum Mulcher DC Pro is more productive than other options In its class based on processing capacity and speed.” Diamond Mowers executive vice president Dan Stachel says.
“Its lighter weight design provides versatility for tackling a variety of 8 Earthmovers & Excavators common land maintenance tasks from managing overgrowth and maintaining fence lines to creating defensible space. The streamlined profile also affords good operator visibility and manoeuvrability, while the chassis positions the centre of gravity close to the loader for optimal stability even on steep slopes.”

The DC Pro is engineered with a 50 inch (1.27m) cutting width to slice through trees, brush and mulch material up to 8 inches (20cm) in diameter. The depth control drum features a forward exposure that allows for optimum tree engagement and maximum cut width relative to weight A rugged chassis guards the motor from ground Impact and allows the operator to manipulate downed material and position vegetation for effective mulching. A multi-position push bar features extended serrations for material control while the infeed system achieves a thorough mulch on the first pass, reducing the need for back-dragging and reprocessing.

Diamond Mowers says. “This new offering embodies efficiency and allows owners and operators to optimise the utilisation of their compact loaders and adapt to different environments without needing to switch equipment.” Stachel says. ·customers who add this attachment to their arsenal aren’t Just getting a new tool, they’re getting a machine that maximises productivity, minimises hassle and sets a new standard for mulching
excellence.” The Drum Mulcher DC Pro comes standard with Diamond’s exclusive Twin Chisel Planer Teeth that generate fine mulch quickly and efficiently, it says. Exclusive dealer for Australia and New Zealand,  Colbrook Industries, has confirmed that the Drum Mulcher DC Pro will be arriving In January 2024.

“They are a great option for those customers who have smaller horsepower skid steers: Colbrook Industries business developer Ashley Plageman says. it’s great to be able to bring this quality, powerful and productive
attachment to the Australian market for a wider audience.