Compact, efficient Vermeer mini skid steers

The Vermeer CTX100 mini skid steer, recently showcased at Conexpo, is designed with vertical lift boom arms – which keep the load closer to the machine – offering a higher lift capacity than a similarly-sized radial lift machine. Vermeer has also increased the hinge pin height to 227.33 cm to make loading materials into a brush chipper, truck or trailer more efficient.

The CTX100 features a tipping capacity of 1,334 kg and a rated operating capacity of 467 kg. The machine is equipped with a universal mounting plate to power a variety of attachments. It comes standard with dual auxiliary hydraulic controls, which range from 30.6 l/min up to 58.7 l/min depending on the demand of the attachment.

Like other models in the Vermeer compact utility loader lineup, the CTX100 also has a chariot-style, ride-on platform. The enhanced operator station features a single, pilot-operated joystick for smoother operation. The spring-cushioned platform keeps operators out of the mud and debris and provides additional support when working in rough terrain. The operator presence system is integrated into the platform, in which the ground drive and attachment motion is suspended if the operator steps off the machine.

Meanwhile, the Vermeer CTX160 mini skid steer offers a rated lift capacity of 725 kg, 56.8 l/min of auxiliary hydraulic flow and a width of 106.7 cm. The machine delivers all-around performance while remaining compact and nimble to operate.

The CTX160 can handle jobs such as moving heavy material and working ground-engaging attachments to efficiently manoeuvre in congested operating conditions. For landscaping, hardscaping, rental, utility and general construction work, this model gives contractors efficient performance in a compact-sized machine. Read more about the CTX160 here.