Foley United LLC designs and manufactures a comprehensive group of products that grind and sharpen mower blades and related turf maintenance products used by golf courses, sports and parks facilities, and commercial landscapers. Products include reel blade grinders/sharpeners, bed knife sharpeners, rotary blade sharpeners, and related accessories and supporting products.
The company leads the world in innovations that improve efficiency, quality, and safety for the turf manager, delivering performance and extending the life span of mowers and related equipment. As an acknowledged leader in grinding technology and best practices designed to maintain mowing equipment to optimal OEM specification, Foley United strongly believe in education and keeping abreast of the latest developments, covering safety, performance and productivity tips; all to raise knowledge levels while reducing costs for course operators.
Educating greenkeepers and groundsmen on the benefits of grinding to OEM specifications is a long-standing mission for the company so making it important to acknowledge what relief grinding does for a reel.
Benefits of Relief Grinding:-
By removing metal from the trailing edge of the blade, it forms a relief angle, which reduces the contact area of the cutting edges, resulting in less friction, longer wear life.
Typically, when a new mower is delivered, the reels will be a perfect cylindrical shape. Over time, the blade naturally loses shape, and the sharp edge it arrives with becomes flat and dull, often meaning the reel is no longer a perfect cylinder from end to end. This is referred to as ‘coning’ and a natural point for grinding to take place.
The decision then sits between touch-up spin grinding, or relief grinding. If there is sufficient relief still on the reel, then a quick touch-up is fine but, once more than 50% of the relief has gone, it is advised to relief grind again and remove any coning. Failure to remove the coning will eventually be seen in an uneven cut appearance of your turf.
In-house grinding is a financially sound investment for FEGGA members achievable through Foley United’s range of products which can be upgraded over time while always delivering a top-quality grinding experience. Foley United appreciates that budgets vary across the wide range of courses and has added a range of six new grinders which offer a broad range of options to suit all levels of expectation.
The European Sales Manager for Foley United in Europe, Middle East and Russia is Arjen Spek. Please contact by email email@example.com or mobile number +31627383013.
Turfco, manufacture and supply a wide range of professional golf course maintenance equipment to golf clubs across the world. With a product range consisting of Turbine Blowers, Wide Spin Spreaders and Precision Seeders. Supported by an international network of dealerships, Turfco are renowned for the high level of customer and technical support provided to its customers.
Details of the full range of products and videos can be viewed at http://www.turfco.com
Smithco, manufacture and supply a wide range of Turf Rollers both for Fairways and Greens, GPS Sprayers and Bunker Machines both Diesel and Gas. Supported by an international network of dealerships, Smithco is renowned for the high level of customer and technical support provided to its customers.
Details of the full range of products and videos can be viewed at http://www.smithco.com
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International Sales Support
Direct: +49 160 90233691
Capillary Concrete™ is a patented pending Sports-base drainage and hydrating material. It is strong, environmentally sound and easy to mix and install. It has the ability to drain enormous amounts of water and still keep a minimum level of moisture by capillary action.
Capillary Concrete™ is the only sports base material that can remove water and replenish moisture at the same time, essential in presenting the best sports surfaces.
Capillary Concrete™ is a cement-based polymer material that can solve all drainage and moisture problems in many different sports, such as golf, equestrian sports, sports fields etc. It has a superior life-time and strength value, and it is the most sustainable construction material for sports drainage and moisture control available.
Through the unique characteristics of Capillary Concrete™, various grass surfaces can be constructed with a built-in water storage and distribution system. On golf tees for instance, initial testing suggests a 90% water reduction rate in irrigation compared to traditionally constructed areas. The possibilities are many with the major financial and environmental advantages of this product.
Capillary Concrete™ is very durable, environmentally safe and easy to install.
It has been installed at many different courses on five different continents with excellent results in all climates.
It drains perfectly and maintains the bunker sand at an ideal moisture level. And all this at a very reasonable price. This simply solves all bunker problems!
Capillary Concrete™ is the only sports base that moves water in two directions and is strong enough to form an edge.
This is the secret behind Capillary Concrete’s unique ability to keep bunkers in great shape regardless of weather conditions. Capillary Concrete™ will virtually eliminate wash-outs, soil contamination, plugged ball lies and other bunker maintenance problems.
Capillary Concrete bunkers were first installed in 2010 in Scandinavia in a very tough climate with severe winter ground freezing conditions. The product was invented and developed by Martin Sternberg, CGCS, as a means of finally resolving all bunker problems in even the most severe golf course locations. Today, thousands of bunkers have been built or renovated with Capillary Concrete all across the world, from Australia, Japan, Africa to the USA and Europe. Capillary Concrete™ is available throughout the world, in every major golf market through local Distributors. .
Capillary Concrete is an international company and is part-owned by Annika Sörenstam, Martin Sternberg and a group of other investors.
The Board of Directors of Capillary Concrete consists of some very experienced turf professionals such as Stig Persson, former Chairman of the Swedish Greenkeepers Association, FEGGA (European Greenkeepers Assoc.), Ted Fist, former Head Course Manager from Chicago, Illinois, Martin Sternberg, CGCS, and a very competent administrative team in offices in Celebration, Florida and Gothenburg, Sweden.
Read more on the website: http://www.capillaryconcrete.com/
Since 1994, Headland Amenity has been a leading innovator in the field of speciality fertilisers and associated turf management products to sportsturf, landscaping and amenity customers in the UK and throughout Europe.
Our range includes granular, liquid and soluble fertilisers, biostimulants, wetting agents, soil amendments and plant protection products. We distribute key brands such as TriCurewetting agents, Solufeed fertilisers as well as our successful turf disease management strategy to some of Europe’s leading golf courses and sporting venues.
Our customers appreciate not only our high quality product range, but the advice and support offered by our experienced team of Technical Managers. Strong relationships with leading global suppliers mean we can utilise the most up-to date technology, helping to produce unique, high-quality products designed to provide positive benefits for turf managers.
Our simple philosophy is based on understanding our customer’s issues, needs and requirements – and building a structured plan of action to help improve turf quality.
Whether it is a simple stress or disease control scenario or the need for a longer term nutrient input strategy, Headland will take the time to find the right solution. If you would like to discuss our products in more detail, please feel free to contact us directly.
Sales & Marketing Director
Headland Amenity Ltd
Tel: +44 1223 597834
Fax: +44 1223 598052
Club Car’s historic association with the game of golf dates back to 1962, when an Augusta-based businessman named Bill Stevens purchased Landreath Machine, and, with only a small number of employees, began producing the nation’s first golf cars. During the 1970s, golf car production continued to increase and, in 1978, the company extended its product line, introducing its first mass produced turf utility vehicles, which were initially golf cars that had a utility box fitted on the back. As Club Car continued to grow, the company quickly established itself as a market leader.
(re)GOLF is a global golf course design firm comprising landscape architects and EIGCA qualified golf course architects.
By combining forces, (re)GOLF offers the full gambit of services expected of a contemporary architecture practice and has a presence in continental Europe, Ireland, Scandinavia and North America.
Our goal is to fully commit to our clients, the game of golf, its culture and the environment.
Situated on the outskirts of Versailles, near Paris, Host Venue for The 2018 Ryder Cup and well-established home to the Open de France, the Championship L’Albatros course is a globally recognised and impressive stadium design with slick greens and vast undulating fairways dotted with large and small water hazards and innumerable links-style bunkers. Consistently ranked in the Worlds’ Top 100 and Europe’s Top Ten by Golf World (UK) magazine, L’Albatros is complemented by the challenging 18-hole L’Aigle (Eagle) and the nine-hole L’Oiselet (Sparrow) courses.
Syngenta is a leading global R & D pesticide supplier with a specialist business unit dedicated to serving the needs of golf course managers by supplying a range of pesticides – insecticide, herbicide, fungicide and growth regulators – specifically designed for use as part of an integrated turf management programme.
The Toro Company was launched over 85 years ago to respond to a customer need. Over the years, the company has built its reputation on superior customer relationships and innovation, and today is a leader in every market it serves. Superior customer care and constant innovation remain the primary goals of the company today.