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Right on Track Introducing the Toro® TRX-15 and TRX-19 Trenchers

Posted By admin On February 25, 2008 @ 12:00 am In Boomerang | No Comments

Right on Track 


Intoducing the Toro® TRX-15 and TRX-19 Trenchers


Why a Dedicated Trencher from Toro?



  • Customers have experienced success with Dingo® compact utility loader/trencher attachment

  • As we met with rental yards and contractors, they asked if we could build on that success… with trenchers

  • We interviewed owners/operators and identified areas where Toro innovation could improve category/benefit customers

Listening to Our Customers


Interviewed rental yards regarding pain points with existing trenchers



  • Load/unload time

  • Time to trian operators

  • Troubleshooting support

Questioned Contractors on trencher weaknesses



  • Manhandling required to maneuver/transport

  • Complex controls

  • “Yank-style” steering

  • Difficulty cross trenching

Incorporated market feedback throughout Toro”s design



  • Addressed weaknesses

  • Elevated product category through innovation

Walk-behind Trenchers… Toro Style



  • TRX-15

  • 15hp Kawaski

  • Only twin cylinder engine in its class

  • Best performing engine Toro tested

  • Easy to start

  • Quiet

  • 24″ or 36″ boom options

 



  • TRX-19

  • 19hp Kawaski

  • 24″ or 36″ boom options

  • Hydraulic cooler

Designed to Excel



  • Track driven

  • Dingo TX traction controls

  • Easiest in the industry

  • Maneuverability

  • Stability

  • Performance

  • Toro”s proven reliability

Unmatched Track Design


Increased flotation



  • Maneuvering over rough terrain or loose materials is a breeze

  • Trench straight

  • No flat tires

  • Cross trench with ease

Light Footprint



  • Ground pressure 4.1 psi

  • Minimize collateral damage

Unmatched Controls



  • TRX traction controls

  • TRX models work virtually the same as the Toro® Dingo® TX models

  • Competitive walk-behind trenchers have up to twice as many levers and controls

  • Three simple controls operate all traction and trenching functions

1.)Chain engagement (forward and reverse)


2.)Left/Right track control (forward, reverse, turn)


3.)Trencher Boom (up and down)


Unmatched Maneuverability



  • No handle bars

  • No lifting front of machine to turn

  • No trailing wheel

 



  • Smooth operation

  • Zero-turn capability

  • Get in and out of tight areas

  • Transport over rocks, sand, turf or soil

  • Virtually no physical effort to operate machine

  • Easy to maneuver on/off job site

Unmatched Stability



  • Unique product design

  • Puts heavy hydraulic components low to ground

  • Creates low center of gravity

  • Improves side-hill stability

Unmatched Performance



  • Get on and off job site faster

  • Transport speed 3.1 mph

  • Nearly twice as fast as some competitive models

 



  • Track design improves traction

  • Increased trenching speed

  • 10 gpm of hydraulic flow @ 2900 psi

  • Creates up to 385 ft/lbs of torque

  • Creates up to 226 rpm chain speed

Dedicated TRX Trailer


Toro”s TRX trailer has important features included in its compact design



  • Integrated tie-downs

  • Simply drive unit on secure machine to trailer; there are no straps or chains to lose or misplace

Ramp tail gate



  • Safer for the customer to load and unload when compared to competitive trailers that feature tilt-bed designs. Ramp minimizes potential pinch points

Heavy-duty torsion axle



  • 2000 lb spring-loaded torsion axle dampens shock and vibration to the unit while trailing and allows the trailer bed to be lower to the ground, making loading and umloading easy

Target Customers


Rental


Contractors


Irrigation



  • Irrigation Installation

Landscapers



  • Irrigation or drainage installation

  • Gas/Utility/Electrical/Plumbing

  • Bury gas or sewer lines, electrical wire, water lines

Communication



  • Cable TV

  • Phone

Homeowners and DIY



  • All of the above and more

TRX website


www.toro.com/trx



  • Features videos of products in action

  • Photo gallery

  • 360 degree view

Questions/Comments



  • Time to address your questions now…

Or….



  • Contact Todd Versteeg, Performance Marketing, following this event

  • toddv@performance marketing.com

  • 515-224-7404

  • Support materilal in your press kit

  • Thanks for your attention

 


 


 


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