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Wacker Neuson Adds New Gasoline Engine to Flex-Shaft Vibratory System

Fri July 22, 2011 - National Edition
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The A 1500 is a compact, lightweight, 1.3-hp (.97 kW), Honda, four cycle engine designed to power Wacker Neuson’s smaller flexible shafts and heads.
The A 1500 is a compact, lightweight, 1.3-hp (.97 kW), Honda, four cycle engine designed to power Wacker Neuson’s smaller flexible shafts and heads.

Wacker Neuson’s newest addition to its HMS (head, motor, shaft) flex-shaft internal vibrator system is an economical and portable gasoline engine. The A 1500 is a compact, lightweight, 1.3-hp (.97 kW), Honda, four cycle engine designed to power Wacker Neuson’s smaller flexible shafts and heads.

The gasoline powered HMS system delivers versatile power. Heads and shafts can be easily combined and rapidly exchanged to match the right equipment to the job. With the A 1500’s light weight, only 23.4-lbs. (10.6 kg), and built-in base plate, it is easy to move the A 1500 around the job and since it is gasoline powered, there is no need for an additional generator, according to the manufacturer.

Key benefits to the A 1500 engine for the internal vibrators include:

• Easy handling due to the low weight and compact dimensions

• Ideal power-to-weight ratio provides optimum and economical operation

• Easy to operate with simple, easy to access controls

• Quick and easy flex-shaft replacement with quick disconnect coupling.

• Solid protective cage keeps engine safe

• Built-in bottom plate provides extra protection and slides for job site mobility

Wacker Neuson’s A 1500 is ideal for smaller concrete consolidation jobs and is suited for on-site vibration of concrete for foundations, walls, columns and slab work, also for in-plant vibration during the production of pipes, slabs, beams, double Ts, columns and walls.