New Wessex hedge cutters for compact tractors

Wessex International has brought out a new range of hedge cutters for compact tractors of 15hp and above.

The Wessex BRM hedge cutter in action. Image: Supplied
The Wessex BRM hedge cutter in action. Image: Supplied

The Wessex BRM hedge cutters come in three models, each available with cable or joystick controls.

The BRM-120 is designed for compact tractors of between 15hp and 40hp, with a minimum weight of 500kg and it features a reversible frame with three hydraulic movements and an independent distributor. The cutter bar size is 120cm and the weight of the hedge cutter itself is 180kg. It can prune tree branches up to 2cm thick.

For users of compact tractors in the 25hp to 50hp range, the BRM-150 hedge cutter offers a 150cm cutter bar, while the BRM-200, designed for tractors of 30hp to 60hp, comes with a 200cm cutter bar.

Both models are also equipped with a reversible frame with three hydraulic movements, an independent distributor with flexible cables and a system for ensuring each cutting angle setting is achieved on both.

Both models are capable of pruning trees and hedges up to 3cm and require tractor weights of 600kg and 700kg respectively.

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