John Deere Mulching Heads: What You Should Know

August 15, 2017

Removing brush, trees, or other material can be a daunting process by hand, especially when the area that needs to be cleared is cumbersome. However, thanks to John Deere mulching heads, this process can be simplified and the path to success can be cleared without obstacles.

John Deere Mulching Head

Let’s take a closer look at how the John Deere Worksite Pro™ mulching heads can be used and the design elements that make them a valuable addition to a fleet of compact construction equipment.

Uses

With a John Deere mulching head, you will gain the ability to:

  • Clear and maintain rights of way.
  • Thin the understory to prevent wildfire and improve forest health.
  • Remove invasive and unwanted vegetation.
  • Perform other small land-clearing jobs.

The uses don’t stop at small shrubs, however. These attachments can also remove up to 8-inch diameter trees and 12-inch stumps that need to be eliminated from the ground’s surface.

Design

The severe-duty design utilizes oversized 2 1/2 inch roller bearings and double carbide teeth for improved durability. The two-speed hydraulic system ensures the machine’s horsepower is utilized efficiently. The attachment’s body shape is designed to produce greater strength and a longer equipment life. A staggered tool pattern is included, which reduces power draw while enabling faster cutting and increased overall production. A hydraulic oil cooler kit is available for those that work in high-temperature conditions. The attachment’s heavy-duty push bar is a great feature for toppling trees or brush and helps to protect the carrier.

Final Thoughts

The compact equipment that’s being used to operate the mulching head should always be outfitted with a forestry protection package which includes a severe-duty front door, light guards, hose guards, side window shields, falling object protection structure, rear window screens, a rear bumper, and rubber debris seals.

We hope this post provided you with the information needed to make an educated purchasing decision. However, if you have any additional questions about John Deere mulching heads or other Worksite Pro attachments, contact your local John Deere dealer.

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