MAKITA EXPANDS ITS OUTDOOR LXT RANGE

 MAKITA EXPANDS ITS OUTDOOR LXT RANGE

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Power tool manufacturer Makita UK has introduced a new cordless lawnmower to its growing line-up of outdoor equipment. The 36V DLM538 LXT is a 530mm Lawnmower powered by two 18V LXT Li- Ion batteries in series to drive a powerful 36V motor and is ideal for public spaces and residential areas.

Featuring a 70-litre grass collection box, Makita’s latest lawnmower tackles areas up to 800m2 with ease, so operators can cover vast areas without being constrainedby trailing cables or mains power supply. With high no load speeds of up to 3,000rpm, this four-in-one machine offers cutting, collecting, mulching and rear discharge options.

This IPX4-rated mower is designed for British working conditions. The cutting deck is water resistant, and its large, high grip tyres offer improved ground contactto and sustain high performance when working over muddy or uneven and bumpy terrain. The machine also features a 10-stage cutting height adjustment (20mm – 100mm) so that users can ensure the machine is optimised for the working conditions.

Operators can expect Makita’scustomary attention to user comfort and handling with design featuressuch as tool-less handle height adjustment, rubberised soft grip, and soft start technology included. For ease, the grass box has a grass level indicator to signal the correct time for emptying.

Kevin Brannigan, Marketing Manager at Makita said: “Makita is committed to developing outdoor equipment that meets the needs of professional users. We are delighted to add further products to this segment, offering professional landscapers and groundskeepers with even more solutions when working on site. The DLM538 is powered by Makita’s leading LXTcordless technology – a battery platform spanning over 300products, affording users with freedom from trailing cables, more flexibility and increased safety, as there is no need to transport fuel and no emissions are released during operation.”

The DLM538 joins an expanding collection of outdoor equipment from the specialist manufacturer as part of its wider LXT battery platform, which has been developed to offer professionals with the ability to easily swap between tasks and tools on site.

To find out more about Makita and its latest products, visit: www.makitauk.com

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