Loader Flexes to Give Smooth Ride

The SR-80 rubber-track loader from ASV features a new undercarriage that spent more than two years in development. The undercarriage features 20-inch-wide tracks and an independent, multi-level suspension with four wheel carriages on each side that flex independently to maximize ground contact over uneven terrain.

“The undercarriage will flex in multiple directions, which means that it has more track on the ground at any given time,” says Brad Lemke, director of new product development for ASV. “The upshot of this is that on uneven terrain the SR-80 will have more traction and more sensitivity to the ground than any other machine. It will also give the operator the smoothest ride available.”

The SR-80 also features 2.84-psi ground pressure and 15 inches of ground clearance. Powered by a turbocharged Perkins diesel engine, it is rated at 80.5 gross hp. The model has a tipping load of 6,200 pounds and is rated with a 3,100-pound operating capacity. The operator cab is also designed for comfort, with a new adjustable suspension seat, a split lapbar with a full gauge package for easy viewing of machine status and a new foot throttle. Tracks on the SR-80 are driven by 2-speed motors, capable of travel speeds as high as 12.5 mph in the high speed range and as high as 7 mph in the low speed range.

Verified by Brad Lemke, director of new product development for ASV.
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Travel speed: Up to 12.5 mph
Ground clearance: 15 inches
Machine width: 72 inches
Track width: 20 inches

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