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Eco-Management: Speed x Effiency = < CO₂

Eco-Management: Speed x Effiency = < CO₂: As we all know “Eco-friendliness” doesn’t exist in our industry (think e.g.: resources, transport, waste) or you should mow without any help from tooling manufactured by the industrialized world we live in.

That’s why we prefer sustainable and environmentally sound solutions to address the current standards on emissions by utilizing an unique Ferris-combination: SPEED times EFFICIENCY.

Eco-Management: Speed x Effiency = < CO₂

With our Vanguard™ EFI-engines on the IS®2100Z and IS®3200Z fuel savings are possible up to 25%. Even in the most worst-case scenarios (wet-, tall grass) savings on fuel are still 9% compared to a carburettor equivalent. In the case of cars, for example, we measure emissions per kilometre, but what conversion factor can we apply to emissions from lawnmowers?

Let’s take the IS®2100Z in worst-case mode and make a thumb rule calculation based on gross calorific value basis:

Ferris IS®2100Z:                                6,96 ℓ petrol per hour x 30 operational hours = 208,8 ℓ / week

Non Ferris, no EFI:                            7,65 ℓ petrol per hour x 30 operational hours = 229,5 ℓ / week

 

Ferris IS®2100Z:                                208,8 ℓ petrol per week x 2392 grams of CO₂ / ℓ  = 499450 grams CO₂ / week

Non Ferris, no EFI:                            229,5 ℓ petrol per week x 2392 grams of CO₂ / ℓ  = 548964 grams CO₂ / week

 

Ferris IS®2100Z:                                20.000m² capacity (80% eff.) /hour x 30 operational hours = 600.000m² / week

Non Ferris, no IS®:                           12.500m² capacity (80% eff.) /hour x 30 operational hours = 375.000m² / week

 

Ferris IS®2100Z:                              499450 grams CO₂ / 600.000m² = 0,83 grams CO₂ per m²

Non Ferris, no IS® and EFI:           548964 grams CO₂ / 375.000m² = 1,46 grams CO₂ per m²

 

Reduction on CO ₂ emissions:      43%

Reduction on fuel consumption: at least 9% on hourly base

Increase fuel consumption non Ferris w/o EFI and IS: at same coverage square meters: +43% (1:1 relation CO ₂)

Increase on capacity m2: 600.000m2 instead 375.000m2 = 60%

What & Why with IS® Suspension?

Ferris IS® Suspension Technology (Quality of Cut)

  • Contour following technique: mower deck follows the movement of the wheels (and flow of the terrain)
  • Deck is connected to the moving A-arms, not the chassis
  • Consistent cut
  • Pro-active anti scalp function
  • Minimizing breaks in ground contact
  • Maximizing traction

Build from the ground up… to be the hardest working and smoothest riding mower in the  industry

Ground following construction: how does it work?

Ground following construction: how does it work?

  • Front suspension through single A-Arm construction
  • Front wheels can move independent
  • Mower deck directly connected to the A-arms
  • When front wheel moves up, the respective deck
    corner will be lifted, following exact movement
    of the wheel
  • When front wheel moves down,
    the deck hanger chain will collapse
  • Deck will remain level,hanging on
    the remaining three deck hanger chains

Ground following construction: how does it work?

  • Transmission cradle hosting RH and LH transmission
  • Cradle moves independent from the main frame
  • Mower deck is connected to a deck lift pivot
  • When the transmission cradle moves up, the mower deck will
    be lifted upwards
  • When the transmission cradle moves down, the mower deck
    will be lowered
  • Compensates suspension movement

Ferris IS®Suspension Technology (Comfort)

  • Exclusive feature (only you offer this USP!)
  • Not just a special seat to mask operating vibration
  • Operators experience less fatigue while tackling tough jobs
  • Reduced whole body vibration which can cause injury pain in back, shoulders and neck
  • Absorbing bumps and vibration that causes operator fatigue
  • Possibly less absenteeism through illness and reduction number of sick days
  • IS® benefits chassis by reducing shock load
  • Better focus and concentration = less damage
  • Increased comfort = operator satisfaction = increased productivity
  • Increases overall machine life (Protects Body & Machine)

Ferris IS®Suspension Technology (Efficiency)

  • Other brand operators slow down to compensate uneven terrain
  • Insulated from uneven terrain
  • Naturally increasing speed
  • The operator is better protected for shock loads and vibrations
  • Taking full advantage of available horsepower
  • The driver is able to stay seated at higher ground speeds
  • More square meters per hour
  • Enables you to get more done in less time than conventional mowers
  • Measurable improvement in mowing efficiency

Ferris IS®Suspension Technology (Extended Mower Life)

  • Suspension protects body and machine
  • Suspension benefits chassis by reducing shock load
  • Mower with suspension will last longer and requires fewer repairs than                                                   similar non-suspension mower
  • Ferris frame rails are made of much heavier material;                                                                     No rely on frame flex to keep all four wheels on the ground
  • Minimizing breaks in ground contact = Maximized traction

Ferris IS®Suspension Technology (Unique Position)

  • Exclusive feature
  • Unique patented suspension system (the System carries 160 patents!)
  • Only commercial mower that features a dedicated suspension system
  • Sets Ferris completely aside from competition

What can we say more….

Unique, exclusive, patented…sets Ferris completely aside from all others!

  • Highest mowing speed = Highest efficiency = Lowest CO₂ emissions per m²
  • Highest comfort = Smoother drive = Less operator fatigue
  • Absorbs HAVS and Whole Body Vibrations = No limitations m/s2!
  • Contour following technique = Consistent cut
  • Minimizing breaks in ground contact = Maximizing traction
  • Full advantage of available horsepower
  • Benefits chassis by reducing shock load = Extended mower life

Vanguard™ 810 EFI Series (Ferris® IS2100Z) 

  • V-Twin, air cooled gasoline engine
  • 28HP @ 3600 rpm
  • Engine displacement 810cc
  • Closed loop Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Donaldson dual stage industrial air cleaner
  • High flow blower housing
  • Automatic compression release
  • Full pressurized lubrication
  • Solenoid shift starter

Fuel economy over carburated system

10% Load = 31% gain

25% Load = 29% gain

50% Load = 17% gain

75% Load = 11% gain

100% Load = 9% gain

CO₂ emission: 884,36 g/kWh (EU2016/1628)

Vanguard™ Big Block EFI Series (Ferris® IS3200Z)

  • V-Twin, air cooled gasoline engine
  • 37HP @ 3600 rpm
  • Engine displacement 993cc
  • Closed loop Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Donaldson dual stage industrial air cleaner
  • High flow blower housing
  • Automatic compression release
  • Full pressurized lubrication
  • Solenoid shift starter

Fuel economy over carburated system

10% Load = 31% gain

25% Load = 29% gain

50% Load = 17% gain

75% Load = 11% gain

100% Load = 9% gain

CO₂ emission: 809,92 g/kWh (EU2016/1628)

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