Picture of Ariens' APEX Zero-turn mower

APEX Zero-turn mower introduced by Ariens

Published:  22 November, 2017

A new zero-turn mower has been introduced to the UK, designed and built by the family-owned Ariens company.

The APEX Zero-turn machine features Hydro-Gear transaxles and a robust four-point cutting deck built on a frame with large formed tubular rails serving as the backbone to support the load of the machine.

The highly durable 10-gauge steel deck is 14cm (5 ½”) deep with a reinforced leading edge providing the airflow needed to tackle tough mowing conditions.

It boasts 15 cutting positions in 0.6cm (¼”) increments. These are easily selected using a foot-operated deck lift and vertical pin system.

There is a constant belt tension system to ensure the belt is always at the right tension to minimise wear and heat, while providing enhanced belt life with minimal adjustments necessary. Large tyres provide superior traction and ride quality.

The APEX is designed with comfortable in mind too, featuring an adjustable high-back seat with padded arm rests helping to reduce operator fatigue.

The frame on the APEX can also be fitted with a Rollover Protection System (ROPS) for added protection.

The machine is powered by a Kawasaki V-Twin (726cc) engine. The APEX zero-turn is available in two models: APEX 48 with a 122cm (48”) cutter deck and the APEX 52 with a 132cm (52”) cutter deck.

The company has been family-owned for more 80 years since it was set up in Wisconsin, USA and it has a UK assembly plant in Oxford.

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