Golf Course Management

OCT 2014

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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100 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 10.14 detects open discharge lines and can see clogged flters or blocked pump intakes. In generators, it keeps the power system running by monitoring output and can be used to signal overloaded conditions. Contact NK Technologies, 800-959-4014 (www.nktechnologies.com). Eaton announced that synthetic biodegradable hydraulic fuids with International Organization for Standardization classifcation have been rated safe for use in the company's Geroler motors. Geroler products are frequently used in environmentally sensitive applications such as agriculture, construction, forestry, material handling, off-shore, turf care and mining. Contact Eaton, 800-386-1911 (www.eaton.com/ hydraulics). Koch Agronomic Services LLC added two nitrogen stabilizers to the Agrotain product family: Agrotain Advanced and Agrotain Dri- Maxx . Agrotain Advanced is a patent- pending, concentrated liquid formulation that has improved performance at a reduced rate, which minimizes the potential for buildup during blending and applications. Dri-Maxx is a highly concentrated dry formulation that offers improved handling characteristics as well as better fowability of the treated fertilizer. The product adheres to urea granules without adding additional moisture to the blend, minimizing the potential for buildup. Contact Koch Agronomic Services, 866-863-5550 (www.agrotain.com). Global Turf Equipment (GTE) established a new company called Turf Equipment Rental of Florida that offers two-day, weekly and monthly maintenance equipment rentals to golf courses, sports turf facilities and municipalities. Items available include aerators, fairway and greens mowers and sprayers. GTE's 30,000-square-foot Florida headquarters stocks more than 650 pieces of equipment. Contact GTE, 866-588-3092 (www.globalturfequipment.com). Macro-Sorb Technologies LLC introduces its sister company, SMS Additive Solutions LLC, which offers a variety of soil surfactants, spray adjuvants and tank-mix additives. Macro-Sorb and SMS Additive Solutions are owned by Lance Seeton who owned and operated Seeton Turf Warehouse. Macro-Sorb also rolled out a new logo. Macro-Sorb and SMS Additive Solutions products are available through established independent distribution channels. Contact Macro-Sorb Technologies, 856-266-9440 (www.macro-sorb.com). Prolong Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer is available to help solve lubrication-related problems such as engine noise, oil leaks and oil burning. I t creates a seal around the piston to restore compression, slowing down exhaust blow-by and reducing exhaust smoke emissions. It also reduces heat and friction to provide cooler-running engines and will maintain viscosity in hot and cold weather. Contact Prolong, 800-540-5823 (www.prolong.com). EFI engines are powering the 2015 edition of Club Car Precedent Golf Cars . Subaru designed a 14-hp- rated, 404-cc single-cylinder overhead cam engine with EFI. The new engine increases horsepower and fuel effciency by 35 percent and cuts carbon monoxide emissions by more than 30 percent over previous Precedent engines. It also reduces the annual cost of ownership by $160, based on fuel usage and maintenance schedules in the owner's manual. Contact Club Car, 800-258-2227 (www.clubcar.com). The Vacon 100 X decentralized AC drive is optimized for outdoor installations. It supports both induction and permanent magnet motors up to 50 hp and is suited for a wide range of applications. Its UL Type 4x enclosure extends the range of possibilities for this drive for all outdoor installations as well as for locations involving heat, dirt and vibration. Contact Vacon, 877-822-6606 (www.vacon.com). PRP PRP GOLD PARTNERS PLATINUM PARTNERS SILVER PARTNERS

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