( Brownsburg, In.) Zanetis Power Attachments has released an updated series of self powered milling attachments for loader backhoes.

This attachment is ideal for milling asphalt prior to overlay, cutting utility trenches and performing in place recycling or stabilization of road base and soil.

The attachment is completely self contained with its’ own engine and hydraulic system, which eliminates any power requirements from the loader backhoe.

The RoadHogs are powered by John Deere PowerTech 76hp turbocharged Tier 3 compliant 4 cylinder diesel engines.

The units, available in 30 and 40 cutting widths, feature an 8” cutting depth capability. The cutting drum can be sideshifted hydraulically to the operator’s right side for cutting shoulders or against curbs. The unit is also equipped with hydraulic tilt (slope) control for matching grade or making bevel cuts. Other options include an assortment of cutting drums and a 40 gallon pressurized water system for dust control.

In addition, they feature a wireless remote controller that activates engine functions as well as hydraulic tilt, depth and sideshift control of the drum, backed up by a master instrument control panel.

The unit is attached to the loader in place of the bucket using of pin on style or quick attach style brackets, increasing loader versatility within the owner’s fleet.

This attachment is well suited for municipalities as well as paving and utility contractors, as it has a much lower cost than dedicated milling machines and delivers higher horsepower than skidsteer based planers.

The Zanetis Group has over 60 years of combined experience in the design, manufacture and distribution of milling attachments, with distributors in the U.S. and abroad, including Europe and the Pacific Rim.

For more information about the Zanetis product line visit http://www.zanetispower.com