Tag Archives: Excavators

Revolutionary Steering Tech Promises Increased Fuel Economy and Equipment Efficiency

Heavy equipment hydraulic systems are in need of an update Ever since Joseph Bramah patented the hydraulic press in 1795, little has changed in terms of the fundamentals of hydraulic machinery. The basic premise is simple – hydraulic fluid is pumped through steel tubes or flexible rubber hoses by a motor. This fluid then acts […]

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New CASE CX75C SR and CX80C Mid-Sized Excavators

CASE Construction Equipment launched the new CX75C SR and CX80C mid-sized excavators – two new models designed to bring the power and performance of a full-sized excavator into a smaller package for improved jobsite accessibility and convenience. Both machines offer a first-in-class Tier 4 Final engine solution featuring a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)-only Cooled Exhaust […]

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Hydraulic Excavator Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Caterpillar Inc.'s YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Hydraulic Excavator Maintenance and Inspections: Daily Walk Around - Walk around inspection guidelines for the Hydraulic Excavator.   Swing Bearing & Swing Gear Maintenance - Learn how to maintain the swing bearing and swing gear on your hydraulic excavator.   Undercarriage Tips […]

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Nine Tips for Better Excavator Maintenance

Tip 1: Use high-grade oil Maintaining proper oil change intervals per the manufacturer’s recommendation is basic to excavator performance and life. Engine oils, particularly those with additives, can break down under high duty-cycles. The newer Tier 4 engines with exhaust gas recirculation and anti-pollution equipment require higher-grade oils. Engine oil is no place to save […]

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Volvo Small-Wonder ECR25D Short Swing Radius Excavator Gets Up Close & Personal

Not only is the new ECR25D short swing radius compact excavator easy to maneuver and transport, it packs the breakout and tearout forces of a much larger machine — with an engine designed for powerful performance, excellent fuel economy and low emissions. It might be small, but the ECR25D compact excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment […]

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CAT 336E H Hybrid Helps Daytona Rise

On July 5th, Cat® machines participated in the groundbreaking of DAYTONA Rising, a historic $400 million redevelopment project at Daytona International Speedway.  The significance for Daytona parent company International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and Caterpillar Inc. is the long-standing 20-year partnership between the two companies. Additionally, the project marks the largest redevelopment ever at ISC’s 54-year-old […]

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SANY America Introduces New Equipment Models to Customers and Dealers at Open House Event

SANY America recently hosted customers and dealers at its first 2013 open house event at the company’s North American headquarters in Peachtree City. On display were the first SANY SCC8150 crawler crane and the first SRC885 rough-terrain crane to arrive at SANY America’s headquarters, as well as other recently introduced SANY cranes and excavators. Prospects […]

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Volvo Short-Swing Compact Excavators Help You Work in Tight Spaces

With powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo engines, a perfectly matched hydraulic system and a robust body, the new Volvo ECR58D and ECR88D short swing radius excavators offer remarkable productivity, stability, ease-of-use and safety when working in confined or restricted conditions. When space is in short supply, the new ECR58D and ECR88D short swing radius compact excavators from […]

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New Case CX145C and CX235C SR Minimum-Swing Radius Excavators Meet Tier 4 Interim Standards, Save Fuel and Boost Productivity in Tight Spaces

CASE Construction Equipment today announced the availability of the new CX145C SR and CX235C SR Minimum-Swing Radius (MSR) excavators, both of which use Tier 4 certified Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (CEGR) technology to meet current environmental standards – and save on fuel consumption when compared to previous models. The CX145C SR and CX235C SR also […]

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John Deere Adds Nimble 75G and 85G Reduced Tail-Swing Excavators to G-Series Line

The John Deere 75G and 85G excavators are the latest models to join the successful, customer-driven G-Series line. Both models feature reduced tail-swing configurations to maneuver and work around congested jobsites in efficient fashion. The machines feature a wide variety of improvements, to increase visibility, operator comfort, and productivity. "The 75G and 85G were designed to […]

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New CASE CX130C and CX160C C Series Excavators Deliver Superior Performance vs. Previous Models, Lower Owning & Operating Costs

CASE Construction Equipment introduced the new Tier 4 interim CX130C and CX160C excavators to its C Series product line, offering customers fuel economy increases of up to 8 percent and 5 percent, respectively, versus previous B Series models; resulting in increased productivity, along with lower overall owning and operating costs facilitated through easier maintenance. “The […]

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Case Construction Announces ProCare, Industry's Most Complete Factory-Provided Standard Heavy Machine Coverage

CASE Construction Equipment introduced ProCare, the industry’s most comprehensive factory-provided heavy machinery coverage, that will come standard on CASE heavy machines built with factory-installed SiteWatch™ telematics. ProCare is a suite of product assurances, including a three-year Advanced CASE SiteWatch telematics subscription, a three-year/3,000-hour full-machine factory warranty, and a three-year/3,000-hour planned maintenance contract on heavy CASE […]

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