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Commercial Mowing Productivity Chart

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Our goal at Ferris Commercial Lawn Mowers is to help you and your landscaping company make the most of your time and money. Check out this mowing productivity chart below or our productivity calculator that combines mowing speed with deck size to determine just how quickly you can get the grass cut.

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Acres Per Hour Productivity
Ground Speed 36" Deck 48" Deck 52" Deck 61" Deck 72" Deck
Formula used:
80% Efficiency = (MPH*Width of cut in inches) / 120
100% Efficiency = (MPH*Width of cut in inches) / 90
(MPH) 80% 100% 80% 100% 80% 100% 80% 100% 80% 100%
4 1.20 1.60 1.60 2.13 1.73 2.31 2.03 2.71 2.40 3.20
4.5 1.35 1.80 1.80 2.40 1.95 2.60 2.29 3.05 2.70 3.60
5 1.50 2.00 2.00 2.67 2.17 2.89 2.54 3.39 3.00 4.00
5.5     2.20 2.93 2.38 3.18 2.80 3.73 3.30 4.40
6     2.40 3.20 2.60 3.47 3.05 4.07 3.60 4.80
6.5     2.60 3.47 2.82 3.76 3.30 4.41 3.90 5.20
7     2.80 3.39 3.03 3.68 3.56 4.31 4.20 5.09
7.5     3.00 3.64 3.25 3.94 3.81 4.62 4.50 5.45
8     3.20 3.88 3.47 4.02 4.07 4.93 4.80 5.82
8.5     3.40 4.12 3.68 4.47 4.32 5.24 5.10 6.18
9     3.60 4.36 3.90 4.73 4.58 5.55 5.40 6.55
9.5     3.80 4.61 4.12 4.99 4.83 5.85 5.70 6.91
10         4.33 5.25 5.08 6.16 6.00 7.27
10.5             5.34 6.47 6.30 7.64
11             5.59 6.78 6.60 8.00
11.5             5.85 7.09 6.90 8.36
12             6.10 7.39 7.20 8.73

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