heavy earthmoving

Dec. 1, 2007
Dressta Dressta introduces the 560E Extra wheel loader featuring a Tier 3 engine, joystick boom and bucket controls, hydrostatic steering and a high visibility


Dressta introduces the 560E Extra wheel loader featuring a Tier 3 engine, joystick boom and bucket controls, hydrostatic steering and a high visibility cab. It boasts a payload capacity range of 7 cubic yards to 15 cubic yards and a 92,549-pound operating weight. The turbocharged in-line six-cylinder Cummins engine increases power to 427 hp. The 560E features a Z-bar linkage that transfers maximum breakout force to the bucket to pry out hard-packed material. The design features a single bucket cylinder that puts less weight on the front.
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The PC138USLC-8 short-tail-swing excavator from Komatsu features a net of 92 hp and an operating weight of 31,107 to 32,568 pounds. The improved engine performance utilizes an electronic multi-staged fuel-injection system and isochronous control that maintains engine speed during heavy loads. Improvements to the hydraulic system also enhance the productivity and efficiency of the excavator. The new single-pump double-flow system and pump flow valve improve swing acceleration and steering performance.
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Caterpillar introduces three new H-Series small wheel loaders — the 924H (pictured), 928Hz and 930H — featuring the Cat C6.6 engine with ACERT technology designed for responsive power and low emissions. All three loaders feature the H-Series cab and operator station, engineered for easy access and efficient operation throughout an entire shift. The 924H has net engine power of 128 hp, and both the 928Hz and 930H have net engine power of 149 hp. General-purpose bucket capacities for the loaders range from 2.2 cubic yards to 3.25 cubic yards. The H-Series replaces the G-Series loaders — 924G, 928Gz and 930G.
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The Kubota KX080-3 8-ton, tight-tail-swing excavator offers more than 14,000 pounds of breakout force and is designed for work environments where space is limited but additional power is required. The KX080-3 also features a direct-injection diesel engine that can drive 14,660 pounds of bucket force and 8,554 pounds of arm crowd force, but still start easily in the cold while maintaining fuel efficiency. The excavator also improves travel by automatically downshifting into low when making turns, moving on soft earth or in extra-heavy-duty-use situations.
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Sakai introduces the CV550 track-driven, vibratory soil compactor. The track drive gives the machine the necessary traction and gradability to climb steep slopes — up to 45-degrees — while compacting. This feature is useful for landfill slopes, earthen dams and other steep embankments. The CV550 also features 61,729 pounds of centrifugal force, or 917 pounds per linear inch of total applied force over its 84-inch drum.
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The SK260LC Acera Mark 8 hydraulic excavator from Kobelco features technology that provides precision control for fine grading and leveling applications. Powered by a 181-hp turbocharged fuel-injected engine that is Tier-3 certified, the SK260LC has an operating weight of 57,300 pounds, digs to 23 feet and provides a maximum reach of 33 feet, 3 inches at ground line. The power boost system provides 10-percent more power on command for increased bucket breakout force, without time limitations.
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Case Construction Equipment introduces the 621E wheel loader, the newest member of the E Series line. The machine features easy access to fluid-level sight gages, centralized grease fittings and daily service check points visible from ground level. A one-piece electric lift hood is designed to give operators and technicians easy access to the entire engine area. Floor-to-ceiling glass in the front, along with a sloping rear engine compartment, provides the operator with a panoramic view with maximum visibility both forward and to the rear. The new cab also features a thermal box that keeps food and beverages hot or cold during long hours of operation.
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The reduced-tail-swing Zaxis 225USLC excavator from Hitachi features a four-cylinder Tier-3-certified Isuzu engine. Key features include a stronger undercarriage, X-beam, side frames, idler brackets and front attachment. The excavator also offers improved horsepower, swing torque and drawbar pull. A multilingual widescreen LCD color monitor provides maintenance, attachment and operational information. An optional air-suspension heated seat is also available.
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The TXL300-2 wheel loader from Terex is engineered for use in a variety of applications, including construction, infrastructure and recycling. The machine weighs in at 38,140 pounds and comes equipped with a Doosan 227-hp engine. The wheelbase on the TXL300-2 is 10 feet, 6 inches, and has a ground clearance of 1 foot, 7 inches. The entire unit measures 26 feet, 9 inches in length, and 11 feet, 3 inches in height. The wheel loader has a tipping load capacity of 29,549 pounds straight, and when fully articulated it has a tipping load capacity of 24,471 pounds.
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Rayco's T275 site preparation machine is designed to power both a forestry mower/mulcher and the Hydra-Stumper stump cutter land-clearing attachment. It combines high horsepower with heavy-duty hydrostatic systems required to produce multi-function capabilities. On land-clearing projects, the T275 can reduce the costs of extracting and hauling stumps to dump sites, according to the manufacturer.
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