A new range of ride-on trowels from Atlas Copco feature mechanical drive for constant torque at any rotor speed, a throttle pedal that adjusts the speed of the dual rotors, and a manual blade pitch. Models BG740, BG910 and BG920 offer quick finishing capabilities, the company says. The BG740 has a 22-horsepower Honda GX690 air-cooled gas engine with electric start and manual lever steering. Both 36-inch rotors are equipped with four blades, and attain a high speed of 135 rpm. The BG910 has a 34-horsepower Briggs and Stratton air-cooled gas engine with an electric start. The dual 46-inch rotors have five blades and a speed of 145 rpm. The BG920 has a 44-horsepower Kubota diesel engine that can reach a top speed of 140 rpm. Each of the 46-inch rotors is equipped with five blades.
September 5, 2012