With the goal of maximizing productivity through increased operator comfort, Exmark’s Lazer Z mowers now come with a suspended operator platform. Suspended operator platforms reduce bumps and vibration while driving.
A factory-installed upgrade available on 2015 Lazer Z E-Series and Lazer Z X-Series machines, the suspended operator platform utilizes coil-over hydraulic dampers to significantly reduce the impact of bumps and vibration. The design provides 3.6 inches of travel in vertical and fore-aft directions, with trailing arms to limit lateral travel and increase operator stability.
“We designed our suspended operator platform to be easy to adjust for any size or weight of rider,” says John Swanson, Exmark senior product manager. “Adjustments can be made quickly in the shop or on the job site, without tools. Plus, the coil-over hydraulic dampers are designed to last the life of the machine, making the system virtually maintenance-free.”
The suspended operator platform includes a new seat and uses the company’s patented Iso-Mount isolation system, which provides a controlled three-quarters of an inch lateral isolation and half an inch of vertical isolation. When combined with patented elastomeric vibration control (EVC), stretch fabric and plush foam padding, Exmark says, seat comfort is maximized.