The C330 is the epitome of Epic. Our standard C330 features a 156 HP John Deere diesel engine and a 75 metre spray distance. Other options include our High Output version that features a 173 HP engine and a 95 metre spray distance. Along with our popular options such as stainless steel tanks, integral flush tanks, hydraulic hose reels, etc., our C330's can be equipped with pivoting hose reel platforms, ground level pump controls, and dual turret guns. We have even built a C330 with a front bumper mounted turret gun that was controlled with a joystick mounted inside the cab of the truck.
In addition to all of these choices, you can be confident in the fact that your machine has the most advanced hydraulic system on the market providing power to its functions. The standard C330 features the industries first load-sensing, pressure compensating hydraulic system. The High Output C330 adds a hydrostatic hydraulic pump to drive the spray pump. What exactly does that mean to you? it means that your machine has power when you need it and fuel efficiency when you don't.
173 HP John Deere Diesel
3,350 Gallons (12,680 litres)
3,000 Gallons (11,355 litres)
6"x3" Vortex Centrifugal Pump
Direct Drive with Hydraulic Motor
Mechanical Paddle Agitation and Liquid Recirculation
Reversible, Variable Speed Hydraulic Drive
Loading Hatch with Bag Breaker
Loading Hatch and Hydraulic Mulch Grinder
1 Wide Fan, 1 Narrow Fan, and 1 Straight
1 Wide Fan, 1 Narrow Fan and 2 Straight
Up To 300' (91 meters)
10,000lbs (4536 kgs) Granular Solids / 1500lbs (680 kgs) Fibre Mulch
All Types of HydroSeeding Mulch - No Restrictions
11,625lbs (5273 kgs)
60,000lbs (27,215 kgs)
Cab to EOF:
24'6" / 294" (7,468mm)
SmartSense Hydraulic System
The SmartSense Hydraulic System features a load sensing, pressure compensating hydraulic pump. It's the first hydraulic system of it's kind on a Hydromulcher. The pump senses demand from the machine's hydraulic circuits and adjusts itself automatically to meet demand. If the demand is reduced, the system readjusts to maintain maximum efficiency and improved fuel economy. The pump also makes sure hydraulic pressure is maintained, even under a load. This provides maximum torque at the times you need it most. All of this happens automatically, allowing you to focus on getting the job done.
Hydraulic Paddle Agitation
The Contractor Series Hydromulching equipment features a hydraulically driven Paddle Agitation System. The paddles are variable speed and reversible, and operate independent of engine RPM and spray pump functions. This ensures faster initial mixing and prevents over mixing while spraying. Belt driven agitation systems cannot operate in reverse to speed up initial mixing and cannot run independent of engine RPM. This means that when you are running the engine faster to achieve maximum spray performance, you are also running your paddles faster. This can create problems with air entrainment and pump cavitations. With Epic's hydraulically driven paddles, you can slow the paddles down to a crawl while still maintaining maximum spray performance.
Hydraulic Pump Controls
The spray pump on all hydromulching equipment features a hydraulic drive system. A highly efficient hydraulic motor is directly coupled to the spray pump, eliminating the need for troublesome clutches, belts, chains, and pulleys. These items add complexity and increased maintenance to the machine. Our system is very easy to use and requires no maintenance at all. The spray pump output is controlled with a Hydraulic Pump Speed Control (PSC) valve. There is no need to throttle the engine to change pump spray performance.
One of the main design parameters on all Epic equipment is a focus on minimising maintenance. We have an industry exclusive paddle shaft/bearing assembly design that eliminates shaft seals that are prone to leaking. The bearings are oversized and only require greasing every 250 hours or once a year. We know that your machine needs to be in the field working to make you money, not in the shop getting serviced.
High Output Option
The standard Epic C330 comes with a 156 HP John Deere diesel engine and a spray distance of up to 250'. If you are doing larger jobs or require greater spray distance, then our high output option is for you. The engine is upgraded to a 173 HP John Deere diesel and spray distance is increased to 315'.
Hose Reel with Pivot Option
We offer your choice of an electric or hydraulic hose reel with 30 metres of 30mm hose. The hose reel is capable of holding up to 90 metres of hose and comes with a discharge gun, 2 fan nozzles and 1 straight nozzle. Additional available options are 1 1/2" hose, a pivoting hose reel base, and ground level pump controls.
Dual Turret Guns
The Epic Contractor Series C330 comes standard with a 2 1/2" turret gun. The high output option includes a 3" turret gun. For maximum productivity and the fastest empty times, dual turret guns are an option.
Stainless Steel Tank
One of our most popular options is the Stainless Steel Tank. As you know, the contents of your slurry can be very corrosive. Steel tanks usually have a coating that can wear off. If this coating isn't maintained, steel tanks will rust. Frequently, contractors need to send their employees into the tank to reapply this coating. Our Stainless Steel Tanks eliminate this issue altogether. You will no longer have to worry about tank corrosion and the added maintenance costs associated with steel tanks.
Integrated Flush Tank
If you get the Stainless Steel Tank option, then you can also get the optional Integrated Flush Tank. It gives you 225 litres of fresh water for flushing the pump and hoses between tank loads and at the end of the day. This makes it much easier to clean up your machine and the mess can be sprayed out on site. Flushing the pump and hoses also minimises the potential for clogging when you are spraying extra thick slurries or wood fibre mulches and bonded fibre matrixes. The flush tank automatically fills when you fill the main tank, then all you do is open a ball valve to flush the system with clean water.
Hydraulic Mulch Grinder
Today's hydraulic seeding mulches and BFM's aren't made like they used to be. Mulch bales used to be made in such a way that they came apart in flakes. This made it very easy for the paddles in a Hydroseeding or Hydromulching machine to break up the mulch. These days, mulch is made in one single brick. These bricks of mulch can become compressed and can be somewhat difficult for the paddles to break up. Epic Manufacturing offers an optional Stainless Steel Hydraulic Mulch Grinder to speed loading and to minimise the work that the paddles must do get the slurry mixed. The grinder is especially effective at mixing BFM's and mulches with tackifier mixed in.