TRACTOR & BROOM
2017 BROCHURE KUBOTA B3150 NEILO BROOM
- PERFORMANCE DATA
- FEATURE OVERVIEW
KUBOTA B3150 HST
NEILO BROOM COMBO
The legendary B Series Kubota & NEILO broom combo is compact enough to transport on a trailer
yet rugged & powerful enough for the most demanding sealing contracts.
Over 150 Neilo Broom Combos in service in New Zealand Australia & South Pacific
Protect your operators from the dust and the harsh weather with the 31HP Kubota B3150HST Tractor & NEILO broom combo with air Conditioned factory cabin.
The B3150 Broom Combo features a powerful Kubota 4 cylinder diesel engine, 3 range HST Hydrostatic transmission, and clutch-less hydraulic independent PTO to engage the broom pump.
We have combined the proven performance and reliability of the Kubota B Series with our unique broom technology to create the ultimate in compact easily transportable sweepers.
The B3150 Cabin Combo can be safely transported on a tandem trailer behind an average utility vehicle with a 2500kg tow rating.
Our brooms spring loaded contour following lateral pivot substantially reduces brush wear and coning.
The Kubota Tractor & NEILO Broom Combo is ready for work as soon as you receive it complete with Class one LED Beacon and remote mounted “Top Spin” pre cleaner. A custom trailer is also offered.
2017 BROCHURE KUBOTA B3150 NEILO BROOM
- safety manual
- operating procedure
- Seat AND Steering Wheel Adjustments
- Hydrostatic Transmission
- Parking Brake
- Broom Controls & Broom Drive
- rEPLACING BRUSH SECTIONS
- Daily & Weekly Service Checks
- Part Numbers & Oils
Before operation please read and understand the yellow safety section of the Kubota B3150 operator manual
BASIC OPERATING PROCEDURE OF KUBOTA B3150HST TRACTOR WITH NEILO BROOM
For detailed operating and servicing procedures please see Kubota B3150 HST operator manual supplied
- 1Brake pedal
- 23 PL speed knob (disengaged)
- 3Differential lock Pedal
- 4Range gear shift lever
- 5PTO clutch (Broom Drive)
- 6PTO select Lever (disengaged)
- 7Seat belt
- 8Operators seat
- 9Cup Holder
- 10HST speed control pedal
- 11Broom lock lever
- 12Broom control joystick
- 134WD lever(disengaged)
- 143 PL position lever(disengaged)
- 15Cruise control lever
Seat and Steering Wheel Adjustments
- 1Travel adjust lever
- 2Suspension adjust lever
- 3Arm rest
- 4Arm rest angle and adjust knob
- 5Backrest adjust lever
Unlock the travel adjust lever and slide the seat backward or forward, as required. The seat will lock in position when the lever is released.
Pull and slide the suspension adjust lever to desired tension or increase tension position while sitting in the seat.
Pull the backrest til adjust lever and tilt the backrest to the desired position.
Armrest may be set at upright position if desired.
Armrest angle adjustment
Turn the arm rest angle adjust knob to the desired angle.
After adjusting the operator's seat, be sure to check to see that the seat is properly locked.
Tilt Steering Adjustment
To avoid personal injury:
Do not adjust the steering wheel while the tractor is in motion.
Press down the steering wheel pedal, to release the lock so the steering wheel can be adjusted to one of 3 desired positions.
Coolant Temperature Gauge
- 1With the key switch "ON" , this gauge indicates the temperature of the coolant. "C" for "cold" and "H" for "hot".
- 2If the indicator reaches the "H" position (red zone). engine coolant is overheated. Check the tractor by referring to "TROUBLESHOOTING" section.
Changing Display Mode
- 1The LCD monitor give several different displays.
- 2The LCD monitor displays "Engine rpm" normally.
- 3The display switch is pressed, the display is switched to "Rear PTO speed" , "Mid PTO speed" , "Engine rpm".
TO START TRACTOR
Engine operating RPM
When driving the tractor always operate at 80 to 100% of available RPM (throttle) to ensure efficient operation of HST Transmission
ALWAYS WEAR A SEAT BELT!
HST is a fluid or hydraulic drive transmission.
HST allows infinite speed adjustment and instant forward to reverse travel via the foot pedal.
Components of the HST Transmission are:
- 1Cruise control lever
- 2HST speed control pedal
- 3Range change lever L-M-H
Range change lever 3
Select a suitable gear range depending on the type of work load. Ensure tractor is stationary before selecting gear.
L (low) M ( medium) H ( high)
L is the lowest and most powerful gear and will operate between
0 - 5.9 km/H.
Use for very heavy operations.
M is the medium range and will operate between
0 – 8.7 km/H.
We recommend Medium as the most suitable gear for brooming operations.
H is the highest and least powerful gear and will operate between
0 – 18.5 km/H.
Use for light work and highway operations.
HST speed control pedal
Forward to reverse:
Cruise control lever
Caution: We do not recommend cruise control for highway use. When operating the cruise control we recommend leaving the right hand on the cruise control lever at all times
Safety feature of cruise control:
Note: increased transmission noise may be experienced when cruise control engaged, this is normal
Engine braking and the HST transmission:
To set the parking brakes:
4WD Four Wheel Drive
To engage/disengage 4wd:
Note: Neilo Broom Tractors are locked in 2WD To avoid excess tyre wear and scuffing on new seal.
Broom Controls & Broom Drive (PTO)
Joystick control to lift lower and angle
Push directly forward to lower broom
Normal operating position
Float should only be used on very undulating surfaces Brush wear may increase in float position
Decal above is located by joy stick
Note: Broom cannot be lowered with key off
Safety locking mechanism
Lock before dismounting machine!
To engage & stop broom drive
See tab 4 re. monitoring pto RPM
Caution never ½ engage lever, slippage & excess wear may occur
If the operator leaves the seat with the PTO broom drive engaged the safety switch will stop the engine, to override and operate PTO broom drive while out of the cabin engage parking brake then engage PTO
Keeping Dust Out Of The Cabin
Replacing Brush Sections
If brushes are to be re-bristle 25mm of bristle must be retained
We recommend NZ Brush Company brushes
Daily & Weekly Service Checks
CHECK DAILY FOR OIL LEAKS AND REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO YOUR SUPERVISOR OR SERVICE PROVIDER