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Slope Mower

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00001779864

Bid Title: Slope Mower

Agency Bid No. Title: 9074-072319-1

Received Date: 07/11/2019

Close Date: 07/23/2019

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:1.Mower shall have an operator safety switch with a lanyard that attaches to theoperator. The switch shall function as an emergency brake and safety switch thatcuts off and temporarily brakes the machine in the event the operator activates theswitch and/or is separated from the machine for any reason.2.Mower shall be equipped with a twin, closed loop hydraulic system that includeshydraulic pumps and motors to power both the forward and reverse rotation of thewheels. Shall contain a 14-gallon minimum hydraulic reservoir with a 10-micron filtersystem. Total hydraulic system capacity shall be a minimum of 16 gallons.3.Each hydraulic drive system shall be independently controlled through handactivated directional control levers for direct drive wheel steering. The hand leversshall be independently advanced to rotate the wheels forward or moved backwardsfrom the neutral position to rotate the wheels backwards. One set of drive wheelsmust be capable of rotating forward while the other set is rotating backwards inorder for the machine to turn with a zero turning radius, on both flat ground andon slopes.4.Operational braking shall be accomplished by returning the hand controls towardsthe neutral position. When in neutral, the machines movement shall be brakedwhether the machine is running or not, and allowing only moderate creep on slopes.When released, the spring-loaded handles shall return automatically to the neutralposition, braking the machine in less than one foot per mph.5.Mower shall have automotive type disc parking brake located on the two drive wheelassemblies. The brakes shall be actuated simultaneously through an independentcable system.6. Mower shall be equipped with free-wheeling device that releases the hydraulic lockfor towing.7.Mower shall be equipped with tilting seat with restraining arms. The seat shall tiltautomatically without the use of sensing devices such as mercury switches. Forsafety, the chassis shall remain fixed, stationary, and shall not articulate or tilt.

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Product Codes: 51500, 51535, 51540, 51545, 51556, 51550, 51555, 02065, 02066, 02067

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Tuscaloosa

State: Alabama

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: David Coggins 2201 University Blvd, P.O. Box 2089, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401

Phone: 205-248-5186




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