Komatsu continues to expand its line of products with the WB150AWS-2 all wheel steer backhoe loader. Designed to complement the current technology already incorporated in the company's backhoe loader line, this backhoe has three modes of steering and comes standard with four equal sized tires and limited slip axles. The machine weighs 18,056 pounds, has a 98-horsepower turbocharged engine and a maximum digging depth of 15 feet, 3 inches.
www.komatsuutility.com • 847/837-2172
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Powered by either a Kohler CH25S or Robin EH72 25-horsepower gasoline engine, the Allmand TLB-325 heavy-duty backhoe offers a 4,611-pound digging force as well as a 9-foot, 8-inch digging depth. Dual cylinder 180-degree hydraulic cushioned swing allows precise work in tight areas, while joystick controls and an elevated seating position provide a large backhoe feel. A 2,100-pound maximum lift capacity and 3,400-pound breakout force allow the TLB-325 to meet the needs of many applications. With a maximum loading height of 90 inches, the unit's ½-cubic-yard loader bucket can dump loads in hard to reach areas.
www.allmand.com • 800/562-1373
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The 300 breaker from Tramac is designed specifically for mid-size loader backhoes and small excavators. The breaker features patented piston shape, operating pressure that adjusts automatically, energy recovery valve that recycles rebounding shock waves and adds energy to the next blow, fully hydraulic principle, and tough, reinforced housing. Reliable sealed accumulators are guaranteed to hold their charge for one year. The product is fast and easily mounts to any model carrier.
www.tramac.com • 800/526-3837
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The Ditch Witch A322 backhoe attachment increases jobsite capabilities of two popular mid-size trenchers. Design features include a center-positioned operator seat, dual lever control for backhoe functions, remote engine throttle control, optional work lights and a bypass valve that permits the operator to reposition the trencher from the backhoe seat. Maximum digging depth is 72 inches. Maximum reach is 102 inches, and transport height is 80.5 inches. Bucket cylinder digging force is 5,340 pounds, and the dipper stick digging force is 4,050 pounds.
www.ditchwitch.com • 800/654-6481
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The V3550A features a center-mounted backhoe operator seat, automotive-style steering, servo-controlled hydrostatic pumps, an uncluttered operator platform and an optional backfill blade joystick. When the operator leaves the seat, an operator-presence system will automatically shut down the unit when the ground-drive or trencher-drive is engaged. It weighs 1,150 pounds and has a digging depth of 64 inches.
www.vermeer.com • 641/621-7626
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FFC augments its line of augers with the patent pending stepped-shaft drive feature. The mechanical alteration allows both 2 9/16-inch round and 2-inch hex bits to work on the same auger attachment. The auger product range consists of earth augers with bit size from 6 to 36 inches and tree auger bits from 24 to 36 inches, and the augers are low speed, high torque, planetary gear driven, which yield high performance in difficult ground conditions. The standard digging depth is 50 inches without extensions, which are available as an option in varying configurations.
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Case Construction Equipment releases the M Series of loader/backhoes that feature more precise control, outstanding visibility and increased power. The 580M, 580M Turbo, 580 Super M, 580 Super M Wide Track and the 590 Super M range in horsepower from 73 to 99 with loader capacities from 6,182 to 7,327 pounds. The M Series maintains standard-bearing features such as an over-center boom design that makes for a smoother ride by transferring weight forward.
www.casecorp.com • 262/636-6044
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General Equipment Co.
General Equipment Co.'s 190C Cut-R-Tach rotary asphalt cutting attachment is specifically designed as a heavy-duty high production solution to a wide range of asphalt cutting projects. The 190C clamps directly to the buckets of tractor loader backhoes and wheel/track type loaders without special tools, modifications or adapters. A 19-inch diameter-cutting blade is machined from service-duty alloy steel and yields a maximum asphalt cutting depth of 5½ inches. With a blade life of more than 25,000 lineal feet, it is field replaceable without disturbing bearings or seals.
www.generalequip.com • 800/533-0524
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On the G-Series, 310G, 310SG, 315SG and 410G, from John Deere the roll over protective structure posts and reshaped cab doors are repositioned, eliminating the windshield door mullion found on previous Deere backhoes. An expansive curved windshield, featuring 29 percent more tinted glass, gives a commanding view of the work. Large convenient handholds, nonskid steps and wide entryways are new additions. An improved 40,000 Btu/hr HVAC system with numerous directional automotive-type vents provides good ventilation and effective defrosting.
www.johndeere.com • 309/765-1848
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Terramite's T7 compact tractor loader backhoe is standard with a 20.3-horsepower Perkins diesel engine, extended reach arms for a dump height of 96 inches, high capacity front loader bucket for faster cycle time, center mount steering, Super Terra Grip front and rear tires for better traction and maneuverability and dual front curl cylinders.
www.terramite.com • 304/776-4231
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Adding new strength and capabilities to Kubota's B21 and L35, the new L48 offers 48 engine horsepower and delivers an 11-foot, 1-inch backhoe dig depth, maximum bucket digging force of 5,908 pounds and a loader lift capacity of 2,540 pounds. With the loader and backhoe loaded mounted, length is 241 inches, width is 75 inches and overall height 113 inches. Weighing approximately 7,760 pounds, it can be easily transported from one worksite to another on a 10k/GVWR trailer. The company's self-leveling hydraulics automatically maintain a level bucket as the boom is raised and lowered.
www.kubota.com • 888/458-2682
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JCB offers an entry-level 14-foot class machine with four-wheel drive and four equal size tires. The 214Se Series 4 provides traction and maneuverability, with special application to the rental industry, builders, landscapers and cemeteries. The 4 by 4 by 4 series, with an 86 net horsepower, JCB diesel turbo engine and syncroshuttle transmission, has been developed to meet the needs of 14-foot class customers.
www.jcbna.com • 912/447-2076
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