Loftness

ASV Holdings Inc. , a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, partnered with Loftness Specialized Equipment to design a specialized Loftness S-Series Battle Ax mulching head for optimized performance with ASV machines.

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Loftness Specialized Equipment Inc. has joined an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Through this change, the Minnesota-based manufacturer of agricultural and vegetation management equipment is now 100-percent employee owned. "We're proud to become 100-percent employee owned," said Gloria Nelson, president and CFO of Loftness.

Loftness has introduced new models of its Battle Ax horizontal drum mulcher designed specifically for skid steers. Featuring a new rotor, tooth design and exclusive two-stage cutting chamber, the heavy-duty Battle Ax is designed for highly efficient vegetation management, including right-of-way maintenance, land clearing, forestry applications and more.

Loftness has introduced the Battle Ax mulching attachment for 7- to 15-ton (6.3 to 13.6 t) excavators to its VMLogix line of products. Featuring a new rotor, two-stage cutting chamber and direct-drive variable displacement piston motor, the heavy-duty Battle Ax is designed for highly efficient vegetation management, including right-of-way maintenance, land clearing, forestry applications and more.

Loftness' line of snow blowers accommodates many makes and models of skid steers and tractors. Each unit is built with heavy-duty construction for maximum reliability and high performance. Skid steer snow blowers are offered for a wide variety of flow rates, starting as low as 15 gpm.

The Cool Flow hydraulic oil cooler from Loftness Specialized Equipment greatly reduces the risk of overheating in skid steers and hydraulically powered attachments when operating in demanding applications and hot work environments. The automatic thermostat-controlled fan provides adequate cooling to the system whenever needed to boost machine efficiency, even when an attachment is not being used, according to the manufacturer.

Loftness’s carbide cutter G3 high-performance mulching head attachment for skid steers incorporates the latest cutting-tooth technologies and power drive systems, while maintaining the rugged reliability expected of Loftness equipment. The carbide cutter G3 is available with 51-, 61- and 71-in.

Loftness’s TimberAx skid steer attachment is part of its VMLogix line of products. The TimberAx uses an exclusive knife system to cut grass, vines, brush or trees up to 6 in. (15 cm) in diameter, or intermittently cut material up to 12 in. (30.5 cm) in diameter.

As part of its VMLogix line of products, Loftness introduced the Carbide Cutter G3 high-performance mulching head attachment for skid steers. This new generation product incorporates the latest cutting-tooth technologies and power drive systems, while maintaining the rugged reliability expected of Loftness equipment, according to the manufacturer.

Loftness offers light-duty flail mowers for skid steers and tractors as part of its VMLogix line of products. Featuring heavy-duty construction, the mowers cut grass, weeds and brush up to .75 in. (2 cm) in diameter and leave an even mat of mulch for fast decomposition.

As part of its VMLogix line of products, Loftness introduced the Carbide Cutter G3 high-performance mulching head attachment for skid steers. This new generation product incorporates the latest cutting-tooth technologies and power drive systems, while maintaining the rugged reliability expected of Loftness equipment, according to the manufacturer.