fbpx

MG Max 4 / MG Max 8

  • Category: Milking Parlour | Walkways | Feed Lanes | Calving Area | Lieback Area | Collecting Yard

Interlocking High-Grip & Durable Rubber Matting

EASYFIX MG Max 4 and MG Max 8 rubber matting has a ‘penny’ high grip surface, The interlocking mat is ideal for walkways and collecting yards.

The rubber mats provide a comfortable and confident walking surface for beef cattle. Ideal for areas of high-volume traffic within the farm.

Suitable for use with automatic scrappers and robotic scrappers, which have been adjusted for use on rubber floors. Ideal for cleaning with a pressure washer or water hose.

MG Max 4 – Suitable for herd Sizes: 0-150 Cows
MG Max 8 – Suitable for herd sizes: 150+

    You are enquiring about:

    Increases Comfort & Performance

    MG Max 4 / MG Max 8 Matting enhances comfort which leads to better performance and a reduction in lameness.

    Provides Maximum Grip & Confidence

    MG Max 4 / MG Max 8 provides maximum grip which ultimately leads which provides cattle with greater confidence

    Easy to Install & Maintain

    The matting is easy to install, clean and maintain.

    Features

    1. Natural rubber compound
    2. Penny grip for maximum foothold and comfort
    3. Strong interlock on four sides
    4. Recessed holes around the edges facilitate stainless steel fixings
    5. Easy to clean with water or brush scraper

    Dimensions

    Width: 1000mm
    Depth: 1000mm
    Height: 22mm

    Warranty

    3 years

    Application

    Feed Lane, Collecting Yard, Calving Area, Lieback Area, Walkways, Milking Parlour
    Why should I install rubber in the milking parlour?
    Rubber in the milking parlour can deliver many benefits for both the farmer and the cow. Milking times are reduced, cow flow increased, cows don’t slip and get hurt, cows come into the parlour better.
    How is this possible?
    • The average gait length for a cow on concrete is 600mm, Grass is 800mm and rubber is also 800mm, this more natural movement and increased step length will move cows through the system at a faster pace.
    • Milk let down by cows is also improved through standing on a comfortable rubber surface versus hard, cold concrete, cows feel more relaxed.
    • Cows also come forward to the parlour easier as cows will opt to stand on rubber near the parlour entrance as opposed to concrete in the collecting yard.
    • All parlour designs usually require sharp turns by cows, typical herringbone parlours will have 90 degree turns, rotary platforms require a 180 degree turn etc. anywhere you ask a cow to turn it puts pressure on the claw, this is a main source of claw damage leading to digital dermatitis or white line lameness, the is caused because of the abrasive nature of concrete, whereas rubber provides a cushioned surface
    Is it easy to clean?
    Cleaning time should be similar to concrete floors, all EASYFIX rubber is designed to withstand cleaning chemicals etc.
    How long will it last?
    With any rubber flooring it is vital to ensure that the correct mat is used in the correct area and understanding the volume of cows that are being milked will determine how long a product will last. Consider the traffic from a 1000 cow herd milked three times a day versus a 100 cow herd milked twice a day. 1.1m Cow passes V’s 73K passes per annum. EASYFIX strive to develop product that are durable and deliver value for money for customers- on average EASYFIX products should last 15+ years depending on application and traffic levels

    Note: if you are unsure about what product best suits contact a member of the EASYFIX product support team
    What mats are available for milking parlours and collecting yards?
    • EASYFX MG Max 4 (SuperGrip Mat)
    • EASYFIX MG Max 8 (Super Grip Plus Mat)
    • EASYFIX Evo (Supergrip Dairy Mat)
    • EASYFIX Motion (Alley Mat)
    • EASYFIX SoftFloor (Parlour Pit Mat)
    How do you recommend cleaning the parlour matting?
    The matting is cleaned in exactly the same way as a normal concrete floor, chemicals and cleaning agents will not affect the mat.
    What mats should you install in the parlour pit?
    For the operator in the parlour pit EASYFIX offer an EVA material mat 1m X 1m X 25mm, interlocking on all sides to provide a seamless finish. This will provide comfort for operatives and reduce fatigue.
    MG Max 4 Technical Data Sheet
    Download
    EASYFIX Beef & Dairy Product Brochure
    Download

    NEWS

    Case Study

    Get in Touch
    Email us at
    Head Office
    Co. Galway Ireland
    Subscribe to our Newsletter
    And stay updated on the latest news