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Stand-On Laser Grader

Unmatched Precision

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Control Your Drainage and Prevent Washout

The Z-23 is the world’s first and only stand-on zero-turn laser grading machine, with accuracy plus-or-minus a width of an inch(0.125 inch, 3.175 mm). This patented, fully automatic laser grading system delivers unprecedented affordability and finish-grade accuracy to the sports turf and flatwork industries.

Safe Ground

Safety of the players is paramount, from little league all the way up to majors. Prevent uneven, inconsistent, or unsteady ground by keeping your field level. When the players can trust the skin, the game is better for everyone.

Game Time

Keep your field game-ready. With precision laser-grading you can have the confidence that when it’s time for a game, your field is playable. Quickly smooth over rain or weather damage, and get your field back to tip-top shape.

Make The Field Last

Longevity of the field hinges on proper drainage and doing the work to keep the ground maintained. With the Force laser grading it’s easier than ever to direct water and avoid material loss– two elements that play a big part in fields getting worn down.

Step Up Your Infield Game

The Force laser grading system has the reliable precision you need to take your ball field or landscaping maintenance to the next level. Once you use a Force machine for laser grading, there’s no going back.

Force laser grade complete setup with transmitter and tripod

Everything you need

The Z-23 is a slim mini grader designed to be uniquely nimble. When you laser grade using a Force machine, you can leave behind the cumbersome equipment. 

You don’t need a team to get perfection. With the Z-23 laser grading system, one operator can level the field, which frees up your crew to focus on the other jobs needed to get your ball field ready. 

With the Z-23 you can eliminate paying pricey contractors to laser grade your ballfields by empowering your crew with the capability to laser grade whenever it’s needed.  

Better fields are just a consultation away. Our technicians will give you in-depth training so you know all you need to know to get perfect results. 

Force laser grader doing new construction on softball field

New Construction

Start with finesse by building your ball field to the exact standards you require. When you start with precisely level ground, your players will feel it when they play.

Regular Maintenance

Laser grading touch ups before and after each game keep your ball field in great shape, leaving no room for the quality of the skin to slip.  

Force laser grader heavy renovation on ball field

Heavy Renovation

When dealing with a ball field that needs some serious renovation, the Force can get the field back to brand new.

All the Bells and Whistles

Internal Hydraulic Control System

The hydraulic system on the Z-23 can be built with a manual-operation exclusive or manual/laser-ready configuration. The manual-operation exclusive build is not upgradable after initial factory-build. The laser-ready build configuration can be operated manually without the use of the separately purchased laser electronics should an operator not have them available. 

Machine-Side Laser Electronics

The available machine-side laser electronics package transforms the Z-23 into an automated laser grading machine. This system is perfectly matched and pre-programmed for plug-and-play operation. 

Transmitter, Tripod, and Accessories

We offer a range of transmitters, tripods, grade rods, and other laser system accessories to suit the requirements for your job. The Z-23 is also able to be paired with almost any flat, single, or dual-slope laser transmitter you may already own. 

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Expert Perspective

The laser grading setup is great for huge projects and small projects. I use it to laser grade our infield and warning track — sometimes up to five or six times a year, depending on special events.
Leah Withrow
Head Groundskeeper at the Greater Nevada Field