Understanding your cutting units

9:30AM - 5:30PM, 20 Mar 2022

Understanding your cutting units

Time:                  9.30am ‑ 5.30pm

CPD Value:        6 Credits

Cost:                   Member £175 + VAT | Non Member £300 + VAT
Cost includes Lantra Certification and training materials

This One day class will cover how a cutting unit works, how to select the right specification of unit for your conditions and how to set up and adjust your cutting units correctly. Looking at after cut appearance issues and how to correct them through machinery set up.

Learning Outcomes:

  • How a cutting cylinder works
  • Set a unit on cut correctly
  • Adjust the height of cut accurately
  • Set up a turf groomer correctly
  • Understand clip rate and how to change it
  • See the difference between bench and actual mowing heights

Presented by: Ian Sumpter MIMechE, Managing Director, Mow‑Sure Training Ltd

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Ian Sumpter

Managing Director Mow-Sure Training

Ian has been involved in the Turf care industry since the early 1980s. As a qualified sports turf manager Ian has worked in a variety of roles, ranging from amenity Horticulture, and sports turf management through to training. He is a City & Guilds assessor and LANTRA trainer with an understanding of the turfcare industry. Ian has had key training roles within the turfcare industry working globally as international training manager for The Toro Company. He was one of the pioneers of the Landbased Training Accreditation Scheme as well as developing industry bespoke training. In 2015 Ian become a member of the Engineering council for the Institute of Agricultural Engineers, IAgrE and in 2016 was appointed as a trustee for IAgrE. Ian has a passion for the turfcare industry and in particular machinery education within the industry.


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