The industry’s most compact aerator is also the most productive

Core Aeration. Smaller footprint. The Classen Steerable Compact Aerator pulls 15% more cores than the nearest competitive aerator model. Streamlined and user-friendly, the TA18 aerator is ideal for landscapers and homeowners; with a steerable tine bank and tight tine placement, it produces the best quality of core in its category.

  • Steerable Tine Design
  • Best Quality of Core®
  • Compact & Portable
  • 2-Year Warranty

Steerable Compact Aerator Specifications

Model TA18AH
Engine Honda GX120
Transmission Belt Drive
Fuel Capacity, gal (l) 0.5 (2)
Max Speed Fwd / Rev, mph (km/h) 4.2 (6.8) / N/A
Aerating Width, in (cm) 16 (40.6)
Max Aerating Depth, in (cm) 2.75 (7)
Number of Tines 30
Core diameter, in (cm 0.75 (1.9)
Hole Pattern, in (cm) 3.4x7 (8.6x17.8)
Holes, sq ft (sq m) 6.5 (0.6)
Max Productivity/hour, sq ft (sq m) 29,500 (2,741)
Removable Weight Bars Each, lbs (kg) 2 @ 21.5 (9.8)
Front Wheels, in (cm) 9.1x3.6 (23.1x9.1)
Front Wheels Style Solid Rubber Turf Tread
Rear Wheels, in (cm) 8x2.2 (20.3x5.6)
Rear Wheels Style Solid Rubber
Dimensions LxWxH, in (cm) 46x27x48 (117x69x122)
Folded Dimensions LxWxH, in (cm) 37x27x25 (95x69x64)
Dry Weight, lbs (kg) 214 (97)
Warranty* 2 years
*engines warranted separately

Classen Steerable Compact Aerator Features

  • Honda® GX120 Engine
  • Five tine wheels pull 15 percent more cores per square foot than competitive models for the best quality of core
  • Steerable tine shaft eases maneuverability and end-of-row turning
  • Compact and portable; fits into tight spaces and through narrow gates
  • Dual front wheels provide exceptional balance on hills and slopes
  • Fold-down handle for compact transport and storage
  • Tie-down/lift handles ease transport
  • Ergonomic foam grip handle for user comfort
  • The unique tine engagement handle is easy to lift and lower
  • Easy to remove weights