BCA HD

Core aerators
20-70 HP (15-52 KW)
Cat. 1 & 2

When lawns begins to suffer the effects of compaction, such as hard-pack soil, shallow roots and thatch build-up, BEFCO core aerators will provide immediate relief. BCA HD core aerators spoons are designed to penetrate up to 4-1/2″ into the ground to extract a core, reduce soil compaction and allow improved air and water circulation in lawns, sports fields, municipal parks, golf course fairways and roughs.

  • Hub spacing 6 1/2″
  • Special high tensile steel shafts on the rotors
  • 2 bronze bushings per rotor
  • 3/16″ formed steel support panels
  • All panels support rotors from all sides
  • 1 1/4″ rotor support shaft
  • 3/8″ formed “A” frame
  • Cat. 1 & 2 Quick Hitch compatible
  • 8 spoons per hub
  • All flanges are welded to rotors
  • Flange thickness 3/16″
  • 3/4″ hardened steel spoons
  • Front or rear tractor mounting
  • Support stands
  • Machine equipped with spikes instead of spoons is available on request
  • TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • STANDARD FEATURES
  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • MANUALS
ModelHPHitchWorking width

Overall width

Weight lbs Ship  lbs

# of rotors

# of hubs

# of spoons

Spoon penetration

Weight area

Additional weight lbs

BCA-260

20-70

Cat. 1 & 2

60"

65"

444

615

5

10

80

4 1/2"

19"x21"

340

BCA-272

20-70

Cat. 1 & 2

72"

78"

549

662

6

12

96

4 1/2"

25"x21"

440

Reversible hitch for front and rear mounting

Reversible three point hitch for front and rear tractor mounting.

Bronze bushings

All flanges are fully welded. Unlike other units that have no bushings, BEFCO core aerators have two bronze bushings per rotor making maintenance and repairs easier and less costly.

Eight spoons per flange

BCA HD core aerators are assembled with eight spoons per flange allowing for 25% more cores per square foot.

Spoons and spikes

Core aerators are equipped standard with hollow spoons but on request may be assembled with solid spikes.

ASAE Cat. 1 & 2 quick hitch compatible

Compatible with ASAE Cat. 1 and 2 quick hitches.

Steel weight tank

0099734 Steel weight sand tank for BCA-260 (up to two per unit)
0099735 Steel weight sand tank for BCA-272 (up to two per unit)

Solid spikes (factory installed)

SP260BCA BCA-260 with solid spikes instead of spoons
SP272BCA BCA-272 with solid spikes instead of spoons

Front mount (factory installed)

FRTHDBCA Front mount

Operator’s & Parts manual (English)

Operator’s & Parts manual (French)