Tag Archives: JCB

Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine               Volvo says its L110G and L120G models offered significant improvements over previous models, including a 25 percent increase in lifting force. As you’ve waited for the economy to turn, your wheel loaders have aged, and now those […]

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JCB has Launched an iPhone App for Selecting and Locating Attachments for JCB Diggers

The free download incorporates a dealer locator, an attachment finder by machine type or product group, a light equipment viewer and an enquiry function that will send a message directly to your preferred JCB dealer. The app takes the user through the selection process, with pictures of the machines and attachments along with product specifications […]

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JCB Adds Ecomax to Backhoe Loaders

JCB has added Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines and variable flow hydraulic pumps across the 3CX and 4CX backhoe range, which is expected to boost fuel efficiency by 11 percent. Improvements to the new 3CX and 4CX backhoes include variable flow hydraulic piston pumps, uprated backhoe slide performance, reduced daily checks, LiveLink connectivity for […]

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JCB Retires 456 Wheel Loader, Introduces 457

JCB is offering the JCB 457 wheel loader to replace the JCB 456 model. Revisions to the 457 model include an additional 683 pounds to increase loading capability, a 3.3 percent boost in tipping load, operator’s ability to adjust the JCB Smooth Ride System so it can be activated at any speed, relocation of the […]

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JCB Offers New Mid-Range JS Excavators

JCB is offering three new mid-range JS excavators for the 11-15 tonne sector. The JS115, JS130 and JS145 crawler excavators feature Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines, a new multi-function LCD monitor, LiveLink, low noise levels and revised hydraulic systems. The excavators’ Ecomax engine, which requires not DPF or additives, features high efficiency hydraulic pumps […]

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JCB to Add New 4CX Wastemaster Backhoe Loader at RWM 2012

At RWM 2012, JCB will add the brand new 4CX Wastemaster backhoe loader to its well-established range for the waste and recycling industry – delivering unprecedented levels of efficiency, versatility and cost savings. Fitted with a package of features, the flexible and productive backhoe loader is transformed into a tailor-made model for arduous waste environments. […]

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New Ecomax Engines Rev Up JCB Lineup

A number of backhoes, excavators and telehandlers will feature the new JCB Ecomax engine, announced last week. The Tier 4 Interim Ecomax, using in-cylinder technologies, does not require a diesel particulate filter or diesel emission fluid, runs on standard engine oil, and can be recalibrated to run in countries that do not have an ultra […]

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JCB Engine Recalibration Can Go Backwards, Forwards

JCB today revealed further details of its Tier 4 Interim diesel engine recalibration, which will “de-tier” these engines, making them useable in non-regulated countries where ultra-low sulfur diesel is not yet available. A software code change JCB says will take “minutes” at an authorized JCB dealer will reset the engines, eliminating concerns over reselling the […]

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Retooling leads to resounding success at JCB

In mid-2007, British-based construction equipment manufacturer JCB announced that 2006 had been the best in its 61-year history. Building on that success, the third largest manufacturer in the industry — behind only Caterpillar and Komatsu — added two new product lines and broke ground for a 200,000-square-foot service center at its North American headquarters in […]

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JCB: Largest product launch

Intermat is serving as part of the company’s largest 66-product launch this year, said , JCB CEO,  noting the company saw record results in 2011. Products intro’d at the show include the remaining models of its skid steer line, which it began introducing in 2010, its 427 and 437 wheel loaders and a new range […]

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JCB 540-200 Telehandler

JCB Equipment has introduced the 540-200 telehandler with a maximum reach height of 65 feet, the highest in its line. The boom of the 540-200 has been specifically designed for the construction market, using lighter, higher grade material to improve the capacity of the machine at reach. It utilizes a 5-stage boom design, which ensures […]

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