Multipurpose Utility Vehicles are off-highway vehicles that operate between 25 to 50 miles per hour and are utilised for multipurpose applications. Typically, diesel powered vehicles designed for cross-functional use such as ground maintenance, highway maintenance and airport maintenance. This versatile and robust vehicle is suitable for a broad range of operations including:
· Highway Maintenance
· Verge Maintenance
· Grounds Care
· Winter Maintenance
· Airport maintenance
· Patch planning
· Pot hole repair
Multi Purpose Utility Vehicles can be fitted with an almost limitless range of attachments for versatile all year round operation and cross departmental operation. Multipurpose utility vehicles are an extremely versatile implement carriers. Such implement attachments for the Utility vehicle include;
· Patch Planer
· Flail Deck Mower
· Verge Mower
· Hedge Cutter
· Surface and Kline Removal Planer
· Rotary Mower
· Snow Plough
· Plallet Forks and Mast
· Rear Mounted Signage
· Wood Chipper
· Stump Grinder
· Barrier Mower
· Cylinder Mower
· Chemical Sprayer
Multipurpose Utility Vehicles are used by various organisations and for many purposes;
The farming industry, for example, utilise Multi-purpose Utility Vehicles with chemical sprayer attachments for crop sprays. Chemical sprayers enable the use of individual chemical mixes and dilution rates required for each specific job
Golf Clubs utilise the mower attachments for fine finish golf courses. The mower attachment is excellent for increasing productivity in grass cutting operations covering large areas in a short space of time.
Local councils in the UK, require innovative methods which aid the fight against snow and ice on roads and motorways. UK Councils also utilise a number of other implement attachment for the utility vehicle including the patch planner for roadworks, the verge mower for roadside vegetation and a sweeper attachment to sweep areas of waste with limited access.
Airports throughout the UK, deploy implement vehicles with high capacity de-icing sprayers, Snow Ploughs and Gritters to clear the runway in poor weather conditions. For all types of snow clearance, this vehicle is the ideal solution for any airports winter resilience programme. When weather gets warmer, grass cutting attachments allow for the utility vehicles versatility.
Groundcare and forestry companies operate the multipurpose implement vehicles with stump grinder and wood chipper attachments. Mower attachments cover large areas of space combined with different cutting lengths. There is also a useful bucket attachment available to lift, grade and tip a variety of debris including wood chippings and grass.
The pallet forks and mast attachment is an effective tool for general yard duties and for loading / unloading in distribution centres. Another useful attachment for distribution is a towing implement giving the option of carrying tools and materials from one part of the operation to the next.