Takeuchi-US recently updated its compact excavator lineup with the introduction of the all-new TB210R. It features a minimal tail swing design, a retractable undercarriage, a backfill blade that can go from 40.2 inches wide down to 29.5 inches wide, and a new foldable ROPS/TOPS canopy that can reduce the machine’s overall height.

Upgrades to the TB210R include pilot-operated joystick controls with an ISO/SAE control pattern change valve, selector valve, and pilot accumulator. The addition of the ISO/SAE pattern change valve allows the operator to choose a preferred operational pattern. To enhance attachment versatility, the TB210R features a selector valve for one-way and two-way auxiliary hydraulic flow, and the new pilot accumulator is designed so that the operator to easily remove residual pressure from the auxiliary lines.

A new Kubota D722-E4B three-cylinder engine powers the TB210R and delivers nearly 22 percent more horsepower than its predecessor, the TB108. The engine oil filter and dipstick are easily accessed through a lockable access panel located below the operator’s seat. A lockable swing-out panel on the left side of the machine provides access to the fuel fill and sight gauge, fuel filter with shut-off, and the dual-element air cleaner. In addition, the rear engine hood opens overhead, providing access to the hydraulic tank and sight gauge, battery, coolant reserve tank, pattern change valve, and one-way flow selector valve.