A laser grader is a small 6-wheel grader, designed to be used for a variety of projects that involve grading, like tennis courts, walking and bicycle tracks, concrete slabs, synthetic turf constructions and other similar projects. This grader is capable to add the exact amount of water and to remove the excess. Shedding water in a controlled manner is extremely important for turf root growth. That’s exactly what the laser grader can do. This diesel powered compact grader includes proportional hydraulic valves to provide smooth and accurate leveling of sports areas. All laser graders include a 4-wheel frame that is controlled by a hydraulic cylinder. The following text will highlight some less known but quite interesting facts about the laser grader.
- The first laser grader was invented in 1980 in USA. This grader, which was introduced on the market in 1982, was invented and manufactured by Leo Paradis. Few years later, Ronci Machine Company bought his company. Today this company is one of the largest manufacturers of laser graders.
- The laser grader can be used for both indoor and outdoor jobs. Most commonly it is used for precise leveling of parking lots, building pads, land leveling, tilting, concrete forming, footings and other similar jobs.
- Most laser graders have an automatic laser grading system, designed to eliminate uneven surface. Thanks to this system, the operators can grade and maintain athletic fields to perfection.
- The laser grader is ideal for tennis courts and tracks. A proper laser-graded sub-surface provides even layer of asphalt. The surface needs to be smooth so that injuries can be avoided. This machine reduces the chances of puddles, cracks and wavy lane lines.
- One model, the 106-6WD laser grader is specifically designed for construction and renovation of natural grass and synthetic athletic fields. Laser grading is a perfect solution for uneven surfaces, drainage issues and non-uniformity. This grader prepares both the subsurface and the aggregate base prior to laying sod and rolling the synthetic carpet. This helps a lot for crating attractive and smooth playing surface.
- For those who don’t know, a laser grader can also be used for pad preparation and concrete floors as well. This accurate finishing tool will minimize the labor costs and will increase the productivity on the job site.
- Riding rings and equestrian areas require precise grading so that a clear line between the subsurface material and the footing can be made. The laser grader provides the desired amount of material between the base and the footing. Thus, it is ideal for maintaining both outside and inside riding arenas.