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Clearing & Mulching

Rotary Axe

Machine: High Flow Skid Steer Loaders

Attachment: Rotary Axe

Class: Heavy Duty

Digga’s heavy duty 72” Rotary Axe is the ultimate attachment for clearing & shredding thick bush & scrub. Working in conjunction with the heavy duty push bar, the front hood opens up exposing the ¾” blades past the guards, enabling close up axe-like cuts to remove trees up to 7” (180mm) in diameter.

For the ultimate in clearing, carbide teeth have been added to the spinning disc to effectively remove stumps and create a clear path. The Rotary Axe boasts a world leading design as well as quality construction for increased productivity, reliability, and ease of maintenance.

  • Protected, direct drive system for smoother, quieter operation.
  • Uses heavy duty radial piston motor - REQUIRES CASE DRAIN
  • Includes: Stump grinding carbide teeth to increase shredding performance and allow stump removal
  • 72” Cutting width with alternating bevel blade design - providing a deep penetrating, axe-like, self-clearing cut
  • Blades are made of 3/4” thick high grade steel with a reversible design for added blade life
  • Steel 'clean deck' design - Helps keep the deck clear of debris. Easier to clean and maintain
  • Heavy duty construction allows for lower centre of gravity and better stability on hillsides
  • Highly visible pressure gauge - Prevents excessive stalling which would otherwise cause overheating, providing feedback to the operator to help maintain peak performance

Ideal Use

A Rotary Axe is used for vegetation clearing, preparing sites for construction projects, clearing trails, scrub and undergrowth as well as shredding branches and saplings. it is ideal for cleaning up fire breaks, clearing orchards, lease reclamations, or fence line maintenance.

Features & Benefits

The Digga Rotary Axe comes packed with practical features. Hover your mouse over the features´ 'plus' symbol on the diagram below to reveal the respective benefits.

Rotary Axe Specifications

Specification Sizes Available
Machine Suitability Multifit High Flow Skid Steer Loaders
Cutting Width 1829 mm
Min., Cutting Height 80 mm
Min. Stump Grinding Height 10 mm
Max. Cutting Capacity (Tree Diameter) 180 mm
Deck Thickness 6 mm
Maximum Pressure 275 Bar
Recommended Flow 115-170 lpm
Skid Steer Lift Capacity (min) 1000 kg
Blade Thickness 20 mm
Width (Overall) 1966 mm
Length (Overall) 2174 mm
Height (Overall) 715 mm
Weight 911 kg