A professional hydrostatic mower with front-mounted cutter deck with a grass-catcher capacity of 450 Lt. The grass-catcher discharge height is 170 cm with an ejection of 45 cm; the cutting and high performance collection of this model are its best features. The innovative cutting system “Grillo Overblow” allows tremendous acceleration of the grass/air flow into the discharge chute considerably increasing its collection capability, even in damp,wet conditions whilst at the same time keeping its noise level of the whole cutting/collecting system extremley low. The front-mounted cutter deck gives the operator excellent visibility of his working area.
The easy light steering and exceptionally small turning circle make the Grillo FD450 a mower suitable for domestic use but at the same time equipped with all the necessary features for the professional operator. The controls to adjust the cutting height, lift the cutter deck, raise and tip the grass-catcher are via an electrical push button. The FD450s cutter deck is unique. It has twin counter-rotating blades (which are not timed) plus a small front blade. It is a real out-front mower deck: 50% of its surface is free from obstacles thus ensuring perfect visibility of the working area. It allows precise cutting around bushes or under low-positioned branches and therefore reduces the time spent using hand mowers to finish off these areas. The deck also has additional front and side reinforcements. The blades drive belt is double backed ( not toothed): in the event of contact with unseen objects it should not suffer damage.
The innovative cutting system produces increased acceleration of the grass/air flow. All the blades direct the grass into a large, straight load chute at the same time significantly increasing the load capacity. In this way the grass is very well-compressed improving the overall efficiency of the 450 L. grass-catcher. Under difficult conditions, when the grass is high and wet, the Grillo FD450 is extraordinarily efficient. During the autumn season, when the grass is covered with leaves, the FD450 will collect them without blocking.
The Grillo FD450 is extremely maneuverable and easy to drive! Control is via a steering wheel and the rear wheel steer produces an inner turning circle of just 30 cm. The hydrostatic transmission is controlled by a pedal, forward to go forward, back to go back! The pedal is fitted with a “damper” to enable smooth operation. In tight areas or when maneuvering or in the presence of obstacles, the Grillo FD450 shows how agile it can be!
The floating cutting deck ensures a perfect cut even on undulating ground. The rear pivoting axle, the tires with an anti-skid profile, allow, together with the pressure adjustment of the cutting deck on the ground, to follow with extreme precision any undulations, and therefore eliminate the possibility of scalping the grass. Forward speed ranges from 0 to 11 km/h and is continuously adjustable. Taking care of your lawn will be a pleasure not a chore. When necessary, the differential lock, operated via a pedal with automatic disengagement, allows greater traction and safety. The cutter deck’s wheels are solid and puncture-proof.
The blades are automatically disengaged once the grass catcher is full. There is also the possibility to choose the “buzzer indicating” option that signals when the catcher is full. The emptying of the grass catcher is performed via electrical push-buttons, easily reached from the driver’s seat; the 2 independent hydraulic rams raise the grass catcher up to a height of 170 cm with a rear overhang of 45 cm allowing easy tipping. Opening of the catcher rear door is automatic.
Engagement of the cutter blades is made via an electromagnetic clutch. The control is by a push-button. The parking brake, once engaged, allows you to dismount the machine with the engine running and the blades disengaged. In this case, the hydraulic controls for the cutter deck and grass catcher are automatically excluded.
The FD450 is fitted with a petrol 18hp B&S 7220 Professional Series twin cylinder engine with electric start and 17L fuel tank with level indicator. The engine has a 656cc displacement and incorporates the latest technical innovations ensuring reliability, low emissions, reduced consumption, high performance and vibrations levels which are reduced to the minimum. The FD450’s exhaust “Grillo Super Silent” is designed by Grillo in order to obtain the highest possible noise reduction levels, emissions reduced and minimal exhaust resistance. The engine is a professional series with bearings on the crank, an oil pump, oil filter and cast iron cylinder liners.
The FD450’s design is up to the minute! The bodyworks modern clean lines as well as the attention to detail will immediately impress everyone! The operators position of the machine is ergonomically designed. The comfortable and capacious seat is equipped with adjustable suspension to adapt to the operator’s weight.
|Engine|| Briggs & Stratton 7220 Professional Series V-Twin
Start electric, with 12 V battery
Displacement 656 cc, 2 Cylinders
Power 18 HP (13.2 kW) – Gross power 22 HP
Dry air filter
|Fuel tank capacity||17 litres (reserve tank 2,5 litres)|
|Transmission||Hydrostatic transmission with differential locking|
|Clutch||Electromagnetic PTO clutch with magnetic blade brake|
|Cutter deck||Frontal cutting deck with collection. Mulching kit cod. 9M0611 is an optional attachment. Solid wheels. Cutting deck with coupling for washing.|
|Cutting configuration||3 rotating blades|
|Cutting deck width||1190 mm|
|Cutting width||1130 mm|
|Cutting height||Continuous electric cutting height adjustment from 25 to 90 mm|
|Grass collector capacity||450 litres with full grass catcher motorised micro-switch.|
|Grass collector discharging system||Grass-catcher discharge and lifting hydraulically operated. Movements are activated through electric buttons. The grass-catcher opening is automatically activated.|
|Maximal discharging height||170 cm|
|Rear projection||45 cm|
|Differential locking||Mechanical with pedal control|
|Front tyres||20×10.00-8 Turf wheels|
|Rear tyres||15×6.00-6 Turf wheels|
|Steering system||With steering wheel, hydraulic drive, forward and reverse gear engaged through pedal|
|Speed||0-11 km/h (forward) and 0-6 km/h (reverse) through pedal control device|
|Inner turning radius||30 cm|
|Seat||Dampened seat, adjustable by means of a lever|
|Parking brake||Disk brake|
|Mowing capacity per hour (indicative)||8000 m^2/h|
|Standard features||Tow bar and roll bar|
|Height||1460 mm with lowered roll bar; 1940 mm with raised roll bar|
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