We are setting up a workshop for our machinery. What would you suggest for sharpening rotary mower blades?

Having a workshop means employing a mechanic but the great news is that you can plan maintenance schedules around your contracts and keep machinery in top condition.

The condition of mower blades is reflected in the health of the grass. Sharpening should be done regularly. Also, damaged blades can increase fuel consumption and put a strain on other components of the mower.
A machine I have seen used for maintaining the sharpness of rotary blades is the Rotamaster from Bernhards of Rugby. It is self-contained so won't take up any bench space. Mounting the blade is quick and easy thanks to the clamp mechanism and fast aligning jib bars. The Rotamaster is automatic and ensures both ends of the blade are sharpened equally so the blade will be balanced when refitted onto the mower.

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