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MPV weed killer

Post #1 by martyn williams » Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:11 pm

I have been working on one of these this week.They are owned by Network Rail but are maintained by us. They are powered by a Volvo diesel and has a generator powered by a 5 cylinder Duetz. These Multi Purpose Vehicles can do many tasks as the name suggests, such as sandite duties and weed killing.
Also there were 4 stone blowers under maintenance next to the MPV.I was shown how they work,incredible bit of kit
[video]http://youtu.be/_agjIeUS3bw[/video]
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Re: MPV weed killer

Post #2 by martyn williams » Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:18 pm

This is the manual method of what a stone blower does.The machine is much faster and a lot more powerfull.
[video]http://youtu.be/L7ge2ccPJwY[/video]
This is what the machine looks like
[video]http://youtu.be/CPpeol-NZ8A[/video]
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