The 122-cm (48-in.) Accel Deep™ (48A) Mower Deck cuts cleanly and is extremely versatile
The 122-cm (48-in.) Accel Deep Mower Deck is a deep, stamped-steel, , flat-top design that delivers excellent cut quality, productivity, cleanliness, durability, and versatility. Optimal performance and dispersion of clippings is provided, even at faster mowing speeds.
Deep mower-deck stamping gives excellent cut quality and high productivity, which gets the job done fast. It allows the cut and suspended material room to exit the deck quickly, reducing the amount of re-cutting so more power is available to process incoming grass:
Large discharge opening is both high and wide to handle more material.
The flat-top shape of the deck stamping is optimised for keeping itself and the operator clean.
A wash port is provided to make cleaning the underside of the mower deck easy.
The 48A Mower Deck has strong spindle pockets to keep the blades aligned even after years of tough service.
Ribs in the deck shell add strength where it is needed.
Mower wheels are double captured: providing greater strength and durability for longer, trouble-free life.
Low-tension belt-drive design reduces the side load on engine lower bearings and mower deck bearings for longer life.
The 48A mower deck features a 16-mm (5/8-in.) diameter solid-steel rod side bumper that provides extra strength and protection.
Dual-stage E-coat and powder-paint coatings provide extra protection from rust.
The 48A Mower is designed for maximum versatility, providing the greatest ease in changing from one mower discharge mode to another.
Design includes a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame
ZTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability.
Large front caster wheels and large rear drive wheels provide several operator benefits; a smoother ride; better performance and traction on slopes, and better operator comfort.
The operator platform is roomy and uncluttered for maximum comfort, and the controls are convenient to use.
Engine is smooth and powerful V-twin design
A 13.4 kW (18.0 hp) at 3350 rpm, V-twin engine provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions.
Rear engine guard protects the engine and provides additional strength and integrity.
The Z525E engine has extended life series (ELS) features for enhanced performance and longer life.
Operator station is designed for comfort and convenience
The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience in operating all controls.
Comfortable seats with two suspension springs and tool-less, fore-aft adjustment, that can be used by the operator while seated, Medium-back, 38.1-cm (15-in.) seat with adjustable armrests; fore-aft adjustment of 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Two steel springs under the seat absorb shocks when travelling over rougher areas, to provide a smoother ride.
Cup holder and storage compartment add convenience for the operator.
Instruments and controls are convenient and easy to use
The motion-control levers can be adjusted to three different height settings and 15 different fore-aft settings.
A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes manoeuvring ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable:
Cut-height pin doubles as tool for tracking adjustment making the tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting the motion-control levers:
The operator control panel is conveniently located and easy to use. The following instruments and controls are included; Hour meter, Ignition switch, Power take-off (PTO) control & Engine speed/choke control.
Mower deck cutting height adjusts from 25 mm to 102 mm (1 in. to 4 in.) in 6.35-mm (0.25-in.) increments for excellent cut quality and performance and the built-in memory allows the operator to easily return to the desired cutting height after raising the deck.
Serviceability is designed-in for convenience
The footrest area is hinged and easily raised to service the mower deck.
The engines are easy to service, including changing the oil and the oil filter and servicing the air filter.
All mower decks have provision for a standard, 9.5-mm (3/8-in.) ratchet wrench to be used for releasing belt tension when removing the drive belt.
Tie-down locations are provided for convenience and safety when trailering the machine.