Vegetation ManagementAgriculture


18,000-36,000 lb Excavators

The Loftness 30 Series Battle Ax is optimized for use on excavators ranging from 18,000 to 36,000 pounds. It features the popular depth gauge design and Loftness exclusive two-stage cutting chamber. This maximizes performance and gives you the ability to create some of the smallest particle sizes in the industry. Plus, we’ve equipped it with the ideal hydraulic motor, belt drive and other features to pair well with your power unit. Of course, it’s all backed by Loftness’ superior customer support and large dealer network.

See It In Action
Depth Gauges

The Battle Ax rotor design uses built-in depth gauges to control cutting depth, like raker teeth on a chainsaw.

Two-Stage Cutting Chamber

Two shear bars allow the Battle Ax to produce a finer mulch with fewer passes. The primary shear bar is adjustable for controlling particle sizes.

Convenient Tooth Mounting

The cutting teeth are mounted to the rotor with a single bolt. They can be easily reversed, replaced or removed on the jobsite using a common hex socket.

High-Performance Teeth Options

Choose from three cutting tooth options:

  • Quadco planer blades
  • Hard-surface Quadco blades
  • Double carbide teeth
Adjustable-Displacement Piston Motor

The 30 Series Battle Ax features a 105cc adjustable displacement piston motor for excavators with hydraulic systems ranging from 20 to 60 gallons per minute and up to 6,000 PSI (45 to 150 hydraulic horsepower). This motor turns the rotor from 1,800 to 2,500 RPM and can be manually adjusted for fine-tuning performance on a variety of excavators.

Synchronous Belt Drive

The positive drive, cog belt and sprocket design increases efficiency and requires less maintenance than other drive types.

Machined Anti-Wrap Bearing Protection

Rotor ends are machine turned to mate with close tolerance, machined anti-wrap rings, which minimize debris in the bearing chamber.

Premium Strength Steel Housing

The Battle Ax is constructed of high-strength steel to withstand some of the toughest operating conditions.

Steel Deflector Chains

Running the entire length of the mulching attachment, steel deflector chains improve safety by reducing flying debris.

Optional Spade Hook/Hydraulic Thumb

The spade hook is a useful tool for positioning material to be mulched. A hydraulic thumb is also optional for added versatility.

Multiple Mounting Options

A variety of mounts are available for attaching the Battle Ax to any make of excavator. Pin-on and pin grabber styles are available.

17-Inch-Diameter Rotor
2-3/16″ Piloted Double Taper Roller Bearings
2-Year Warranty

The Battle Ax comes standard with an industry-leading 2-year warranty.


Cutting Width41" (1 m)51" (1.3 m)
Recommended Excavator Weight Range (in Pounds)18K-36K18K-36K
Overall Width56.375" (1.4 m)66.375" (1.7 m)
Number of Teeth2026
Weight (without mount)2,010 LBS (911.7 m)2,210 LBS (1,002.4 kg)
Crated Weight2,150 LBS (975.2 kg)2,360 LBS (1,070.5 kg)
Hydraulic Horsepower Range45-150 Hydraulic HP45-150 Hydraulic HP
Hydraulic Flow Range20-60 GPM20-60 GPM
Find a Dealer
GSA Contract HolderLoftness Specialized Farm Equipment, Inc. BBB Business Review
Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Warranty Policy
© 2024 Loftness Manufacturing. All Rights Reserved. Specifications, Data, and Pricing information herein is subject to change without notice.