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V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter

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V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter

Open front skid steer brush cutter designed to rough-cut thick brush and trees up to 8″ in diameter.

  • Four-blade cutting system, mounted to a large circular flywheel, ensures flywheel bounces off stumps rather than catching and damaging components.
  • Standard dual hydraulic pressure relief valves with dynamic braking for safety stopping the 550-610 lb. flywheel in under 15 seconds.
  • One standard flow and three high flow Eaton® motor configurations ensure optimum performance and longevity.
  • Tall push bar at the front provides rigidity and helps push over thick brush and trees.
  • Able to cut down to the ground to limit tree regrowth for optimal land clearing.
  • 5/8” x 5″ double-sided blades can be flipped to utilize second sharpened edges.
  • Standard replaceable front and side skid shoes increase the mower deck’s wear life.
  • See the V40 Rotary Brush Cutter – Open Front for a mower with a smaller cutting capacity.

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WOW!!! What a great machine!

I cannot say enough about how excited I am with this exceptional tool for clearing brush and small trees. I used it yesterday for the first time on our CAT 279D track machine with High Flow hydraulics. I cleared about 4 acres of brush and trees in 3 hours, I could not believe how much power this unit has. The hydraulic pump and flywheel design can really handle the material. The engineering of the front bar and curved design draws the cut material into the unit for strong mulching action leaving a clean work site. You can see there was extensive engineering and testing to get this to function so well. Very impressed with that aspect! We had another brand for several years and went through 3 pumps just doing lighter work and grass cutting. The company is a good national brand, but after one pump replacement, we were on our own. It sits in the shed with a broken shaft that drives the pump. Kind of worthless as the new parts cost more than the unit is worth today. We decided to start over, do our homework and get a stronger unit from a good manufacturer. This V60 unit has a direct hydraulic drive to the high flow pump. It is awesome. The big flywheel is 2-3 times the size and 3-4 times the weight of our other brush cutter – WHAT A DIFFERENCE! This unit powers whatever we run through it. The powerful momentum of this flywheel helps when you accidentally hit an unseen old tree stump or stone. It tends to bounce/bump up and go over those things. The lighter units don’t handle those things as well. Overall, our team is exceptionally pleased with your equipment! The quality of the design, welding, construction, and paint finish is excellent! It is worth much more to us in productivity and quality of work than we paid for this. There are other units priced higher and lower, but this one is a very good value. We will recommend this unit and the Virnig Mfg. Company to all of our family, friends, and people in the construction, development, and landscaping business. We love to find equipment and a company that exceeds our hopes and expectations. We purchased this cutter and a snowblower over the internet last fall (delivered to our CAT dealer) by reviewing it with your sales staff and good info/videos on the website. We trusted Virnig to deliver as presented from that research. You have exceeded our desires and expectations. Thanks so much! I can’t wait to use this machine later today!

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MODEL IRC72 IRC78
Cut Width (Inches) 72.0 78.0
Overall Cutter Width (Inches) 78.0 84.0
Overall Depth (Inches) 80.3 86.3
Overall Height (Inches) 20.1
Deck Height (Inches) 8.3
Push Bar Height (Inches) 23.4
Cut Height (Inches) 2.3
Cutting Capacity, Diameter (Inches) 8.0
Top Deck Thickness (Inches) 0.25*
Side Deck Thickness (Inches) 0.25*
Recommended Flow Rate (GPM) 20-25 Standard, 20-42 High Flow
Approximate Weight (Pounds) 2120 2280
Recommended Loader Capacity Greater than 2200 pounds

*Deck Material is Grade 50 Plate (50,000 PSI Minimum Yield Strength).

*High Flow motor options add approximately 70 pounds to model weight.

Spec Comparisons - Virnig Brush Cutters

Easily compare all Virnig Brush Cutters.

Name (Model)          Widths AvailableHigh Flow AvailableCut Capacity (Diam) # of Blades72" Flywheel Weight (lbs)Front TypeOptions Available72" Model Weight (lbs)Rec. Loader Capacity (lbs)
V40 Rotary Brush Cutter - Standard Deck (BBV)60" & 72"No3.0"3220ClosedN/A1300> 1,500
V40 Rotary Brush Cutter - Open Front Deck (BBV-O)60" & 72"No3.0"3220OpenN/A1310> 1,500
V50 Rotary Brush Cutter - Standard Deck (RBV)60", 66", 72", 78"Yes4.0"3220ClosedRear Roller and Swivel Casters1435*> 1,500
V50 Rotary Brush Cutter - Floating Deck (RBV-F)60", 66", 72", 78"Yes4.0"3220ClosedRear Roller and Swivel Casters1680*> 1,500
V50 Rotary Brush Cutter - Open Front Deck (RBV-O)60", 66", 72", 78"Yes6.0"3220OpenN/A1550*> 1,500
V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter (IRC)72", 78"Yes8.0"4550OpenN/A2120*> 1,500

*High Flow motor options add approximately 70 pounds to model weight.

Below are various questions Virnig Manufacturing receives on a regular basis. Browse through the following questions and click on a question to see the answer. If you do not see your question listed below please contact a local Virnig dealer or call 800.648.2408.

V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter Frequently Asked Questions

IF I HAVE A LOADER WITH A STANDARD AND HIGH FLOW OPTION, WHICH V60 INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER SHOULD I ORDER?

Generally, higher GPM is better. Higher GPM provides more torque which prevents the cutter from losing power as easily and allows the cutter to return to cutting speed faster. There may be situations in which this is not true. For more information, contact your local Virnig dealer.

WHAT IS THE CUTTING CAPACITY OF THE V60 INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER?

The V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter can cut trees up to 8” in diameter. Cutting trees larger than 8” in diameter could damage the motor and components and lead to expensive repairs.

WHAT IS THE V60 INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER’S BEST APPLICATION?

The V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter is designed to rough-cut large, dense brush or trees up to 8” in diameter.

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE V60INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER AND THE V50 ROTARY BRUSH CUTTER ?

 

  • The V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter’s four-blade flywheel system is about 200 pounds heavier than any V50 Rotary Brush Cutter, which only has three blades. Plus, the Industrial Rotary Cutter blades are double-sided.
  • The V60 Industrial Rotary Cutters larger motor helps the blades maintain speed through thick undergrowth.
  • The V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter is 300-800 pounds heavier than a V50 Rotary Brush Cutter, which will require a larger skid steer to effectively handle it (loader capacity > 2,200 pounds).
WHAT IS THE CUTTING CAPACITY OF THE INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER?

The Industrial Rotary Cutter can cut trees up to 8” in diameter. Cutting trees larger than 8” in diameter could damage the motor and components and lead to expensive repairs.

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DOES THE V60 INDUSTRIAL BRUSH CUTTER CUT BI-DIRECTIONALLY?

No. Running the flywheel system in reverse will cause the cutter to cut poorly, easily stall, and have minimal torque.

The V60 Industrial Brush Cutter is designed to spin counter-clockwise and takes 10 seconds to slow down. If the flywheel is running in reverse, slow down will be much faster and very loud.

Operating the V60 Industrial Brush Cutter’s flywheel in the counter-clockwise direction is essential for proper operation preventing damage to the cutter’s blades and motor.

HOW IMPORTANT IS A QUALITY SPINDLE?

The spindle is the most expensive performance component on a skid steer brush cutter. It is responsible for smoothly transferring power from the hydraulic motor to the flywheel and absorbing impact that could damage the hydraulic motor.

High-performance skid steer brush cutters require heavy-duty spindles to ensure reliability and productivity. Virnig understands this requirement by using a 3 ⅜” forged spindle shaft with USA made bearings on all V60 Industrial Brush Cutter models.

DOES THE V60 INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER HAVE A STUMP GRINDING FLYWHEEL?

No, but by slightly tilting the deck forward the blades can cut stumps down to the ground.

IS THE V60 INDUSTRIAL ROTARY CUTTER AVAILABLE WITH A FLOATING DECK OR ROLLERS?

No, the V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter is not designed for finish work like a Rotary Brush Cutter, so the floating deck and rollers are not options.

WHAT PROTECTS THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM FROM PRESSURE SPIKES?

Standard pressure relief valves protect the motor and the loader’s hydraulic system from damaging pressure spikes. When the maximum pressure point is reached, the valve opens to prevent pressure from rising any further. This prevents seals or other internal components from breaking due to excessive pressure.

WHY DO I NEED A SHATTERPROOF CAB ON MY LOADER?

Skid steer brush cutters are capable of throwing debris over 200 feet and can cause serious bodily harm or death if not used with a shatterproof cab.

WHAT WIDTH SHOULD I PURCHASE?

For efficient operation, purchase a V60 Industrial Rotary Cutter with a cut width that is wider than the tires or tracks of your loader.

Loader capacity should also be considered. Selecting a skid steer attachment that is too wide will add weight, volume, and surface area, all factors that could affect performance.

WHAT MOTOR FLOW RATE SHOULD I PURCHASE?

The brush cutter motor flow rate should be optimized to match the skid steer’s flow rate. These are measured in gallons per minute (GPM). Running a higher GPM than the brush cutter motor is rated for can potentially damage the motor and will void the warranty. All Virnig skid steer attachments with hydraulic motors have a zero overflow rating to prevent premature failure.

Virnig Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I PURCHASE VIRNIG SKID STEER ATTACHMENTS?

Virnig sells skid steer attachments through a network of independently owned dealers. Call 800-648-2408 for assistance in finding a dealer or use the online Dealer Finder.

WHERE CAN I FIND PRICING INFORMATION?

Please contact a local Virnig dealer to obtain pricing information.

For Virnig’s suggested retail price, fill out an online Request a Quote form.

WHAT TYPE OF ATTACHMENT INTERFACE/HOOKUP DOES VIRNIG USE?

Virnig skid steer attachments are manufactured with a universal mount to fit most skid steer loaders. Mounting frame is built to ISO 24410 and SAE J2513 standards.

DOES VIRNIG BUILD MINI-SKID STEER ATTACHMENTS?

All attachments have a universal skid steer mount. Use the recommended loader capacity listed per attachment to determine if it is properly sized for the machine in question.

WHAT IS RECOMMENDED LOADER CAPACITY?

Virnig skid steer attachments are rated to provide maximum performance and protection from damage when used with an appropriately sized skid loader.

Go here to find skid steer capacity and specs for 2015 models.

Contact a local Virnig dealer for the most accurate specs, or contact Virnig at 800.648.2408.

WHY DOES VIRNIG USE NITROSTEEL® CYLINDER RODS?

Virnig uses NitroSteel® rods because they are a superior performing alternative to chrome plating. The finish offers improved corrosion resistance and better grease retention.

Chrome plated cylinder rods can flake or pit and destroy the seals or other internal components; resulting in downtime and expensive repairs.

A NitroSteel® rod will perform better and increase the service life of a cylinder, making it the cost-effective choice.

WHAT IS THE SETUP TIME FOR A VIRNIG SKID STEER ATTACHMENT?

Most Virnig attachments are ready to work right off the pallet.

To minimize set up time, Virnig Manufacturing requires the machine brand and model to be listed on each order for attachments with hydraulic components to ensure proper hose length, routing, and coupler sizing. In addition, all hydraulic Virnig Attachments are tested for leaks and proper operation before leaving the factory. There may be specific scenarios in which additional setup time will be required.

HOW QUICKLY CAN I GET REPLACEMENT PARTS?

Most parts for Virnig skid steer attachments are available in-stock and can be shipped as early as the same day the order is received. Fabricated and back ordered parts are available with a reasonable lead time. Virnig uses several shipping options to provide timely and cost effective delivery to customers.

Check with a local Virnig dealer for replacement part availability.

WHAT WARRANTY DOES VIRNIG OFFER?

Virnig Manufacturing, Inc. products are warranted to be free from defects, in workmanship, for one year from the end user’s date of purchase.

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