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Eco-Mixer Compost Turner
Eco-Mixer Compost Turner

The PTO-powered Eco-Mixer Compost Turner, which can be towed by a small (as little as 16 hp) tractor, will reportedly mix up to 75 tons in less than a half hour, provided the tractor has hydrostatic transmission so it can be driven slowly. The implement's tubular agitator, which is fitted with 9-inch paddles and rotates at 180 rpm, is designed to handle a windrow of compost that's 3 feet high and 6-7 feet wide. Its double-jointed PTO shaft connects to a gearbox that drives the shaft, and its overhead tongue (offset to allow the operator to drive beside the windrow) couples to a ball hitch welded to the tractor's three-point mounted frame. An optional gravity-flow watering kit is available that adds water to the compost as it's being turned.

Estimated Cost Cost range: See below

Limitations Limitations Addressed by Product: Upper extremity, Lower extremity, Strength/endurance, Back

SourceTimothy Snow
292 Arkavalley Road
Greenbrier, AK, 72058
Est. CostTurner, $10,000; watering kit, $600
Last updated: May 21, 2020

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