Takeuchi unveils TL10 and TL12 track loaders

Takeuchi-US has announced the all-new TL10 and TL12 track loaders. Takeuchi’s most powerful track loaders to date feature powerful EPA Tier 4i compliant engines with class-leading power and torque, along with an exclusive “Eco Mode” function designed to reduce fuel consumption during operation. New selectable auxiliary work modes allow the operator to fine-tune the auxiliary hydraulic output to three specific attachment settings for reduced downtime on jobsites. The new track loaders also feature a sleek interior with enhanced controls, pressurized cab with improved HVAC performance.

Performance
The TL10 has an operating weight of 10,318 lbs, a tip load of 6,867 lbs (7,793 lbs with optional counterweight), and an improved rated operating capacity of 2,403 lbs (2,723 lbs with optional counterweight). The more robust TL12 has an operating weight of 11,618 lbs, tip load of 8,102 lbs (9,315 lbs with optional counterweight).  Couple the increase in operating capacities with the already outstanding breakout forces, reach and lift height, and you can see that Takeuchi clearly provides a line of track loaders with the power and capabilities to perform the most demanding jobs with complete confidence. 

For superior strength and durability, the fully welded, purpose-built frame features integrated cross members and an industry exclusive undercarriage that maintains steel-to-steel contact between the large, heavy duty rollers and forged steel imbeds that are incorporated into the rubber track. As with previous Takeuchi track loaders, powerful double reduction planetary drives are positioned rearward to allow more contact points between the sprocket and track allowing incredible traction forces along with better track durability.

Variable flow auxiliary hydraulics
The TL10 and TL12 both feature a Variable Flow Auxiliary Hydraulic System, which offers three easy-to-select settings that can be programmed to match the flow requirements of various attachments. Setting I is standard 100% flow, and Settings II and III can be set anywhere from 0-100% (factory default settings are 75% and 50%). A hydraulic oil temperature light has been added to the gauge panel, and a second auxiliary circuit comes standard on all high-flow machines. The TL10 features a 12.9 gal hydraulic reservoir and offers up to 36.3 gpm auxiliary hydraulic flow. The TL12 comes equipped with a 15.9 gal hydraulic reservoir and offers up to 40 gpm auxiliary hydraulic flow.

Engines
The TL10 features a V3800CRT Kubota diesel engine with common rail fuel injection and turbocharger that helps deliver 7% more horsepower and a 9.4% improvement in torque as compared to previous models. The TL12 features a V3800CRTI Kubota diesel engine with common rail injection, turbocharger, and intercooler that delivers 10.8% more horsepower and a 19.5% improvement in torque as compared to previous models. Both models feature a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) to help control particulate emissions, as well as Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (CEGR) for reduced NOx emissions. A swing-out cooler module places the hydraulic oil cooler and engine coolers side-by-side for optimal performance.

New engine power modes
The TL10 and TL12 track loaders feature selectable power modes, which allow the operator to match the engine performance to any specific task. Normal Mode offers a good mix of power and economy for general work, while the Power Mode produces peak engine power for maximum performance. The all-new Eco Mode can provide up to 15% fuel savings while still offering maximum torque and excellent power characteristics, drastically lowering the operating cost of the machine.

The innovative Eco Mode conserves fuel by limiting the engine speed to 2,400 rpm. When engine load is less than 30%, the speed will automatically decrease to 2,040 rpm after 8 seconds. Conversely, when power demand exceeds 30%, the engine speed will return to the throttle position setting.

Cab features
In addition to the improvements in performance and operation, many enhancements and special features have been incorporated into the interior of the operator’s cab. First, the new track loaders feature a sealed and pressurized cab, which helps maintain a clean environment for the operator. The cab also features improved blower fan and HVAC performance, and a high-back seat with adjustable suspension rate and height settings for improved operator comfort. Additional available options include a 3-point seat belt, heavy-duty radio and ride control.    

The roll-up door can be opened regardless of the boom/attachment position and can be locked in the open position for operation. Takeuchi’s precision pilot controls are complemented by an innovative quick-change selector valve – available as a factory option – which allows the operator to select between ISO or H pattern controls. An easy to use multi-function control handle provides fingertip control to the 14-pin attachment connector while a heavy duty rocker switch now provides control of the “G” and “H” pins of the connector providing more attachment versatility and control.    

 

Company Info

  • Takeuchi-US Mfg.

    519 Bonnie Valentine Way
    Pendergrass , GA
    US , 30567

    Takeuchi is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of an extensive line of compact track loaders, compact excavators, compact wheel loaders, and skid steer loaders. Founded in 1963, Takeuchi was the first company to introduce the compact excavator to North America, setting the stage for one of the highest growth product segments ever introduced in the compact equipment market. The compact excavator has become a main line product for both rental and construction/utility companies. Takeuchi continued to lead the compact construction industry with the introduction of the first compact track loader to North America.

    Read more

Latest News

Tags
Excavators

John Deere Adds 300G LC to Final Tier 4 G-Series Excavator Lineup

The John Deere G-Series evolution continues with the introduction of the 300G LC excavator. The newest G-Series model features a 223 hp certified Final Tier 4 John Deere PowerTech PVS 6.8L engine.

“The 300G LC hits a sweet spot in the 30 ton excavator market,” said Mark Wall, excavator product marketing manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “It’s bigger and more powerful than the 29 ton machine and boasts all the popular G-Series features customers expect from John Deere. This model will greatly benefit those in the underground, road building, energy, commercial building, and pipeline industries.”

Read More

Tags
Safety and Security

Click Before You Dig, CCGA Urges Utility Contractors

“ClickBeforeYouDig.com” is Canada’s only one-window portal to request a locate.
“ClickBeforeYouDig.com” is Canada’s only one-window portal to request a locate.

In the summer of 2007, an excavator working in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland struck a pipeline belonging to Kinder Morgan, causing a geyser of crude oil to shoot 40 feet into the air for about 30 minutes – covering homes and businesses in a Burnaby neighbourhood in pungent black goo.

Nearly 78,000 litres of oil poured into Burrard Inlet, impacting 17 kilometres of shoreline, including migratory birds, seaweed, starfish and barnacles, local media reported at the time.

Read More

Tags
Aggregates Equipment

Sandvik’s New Prisec 3 CI531 & CI532 HSI Crushers

Sandvik Construction has announce the launch of the all new CI531 primary and CI532 secondary, Prisec 3 Horizontal Shaft Impact (HSI) crushers. These new generation crushers provides customers with a low capital cost solution, optimum performance and good cubical shape, while ensuring the lowest operating cost per ton for a wide range of materials and applications.

The latest additions to the CI500 Prisec Horizontal Shaft Impactor (HSI) range of crushers, the Prisec3 primary CI531, and the secondary CI532, have been developed to deliver exceptional rates of productivity and efficiency. As with the rest of the Prisec range these new HSI crushers possess the ability to be configured into either a primary or secondary crusher operating mode and with this unique, exclusive to Sandvik, patented design, providing customers with unparalleled adaptability. Additionally single stage crushing is also a possibility with the ability to recirculate material to the primary versions of the crushers.

Read More

Tags
Industry News

Ritchie Bros. Sells CA$73+ Million of Equipment in Final Edmonton Auction Of the Year

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than CA$73 million (US$63+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on December 11 – 12, 2014. This was Ritchie Bros.' 6,000th auction in its history and the largest December auction ever. More than 4,700 equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day auction. All items were sold without minimum bids or reserved prices.

"This was our largest year ever in Edmonton. We sold more than 32,500 equipment items over six auctions for CA$569+ million," said Jim Rotlisberger, Regional Sales Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. "Last week we capped the year off with our largest December sale ever. We continue to carefully watch the impact of lower oil prices on many of our customers and look forward to assisting them in their future equipment dispersal needs."

Read More

Join our mailing list

Latest headlines
delivered to you weekly

Heavy Equipment Guide
Tags
Engines and Powertrains

Perkins Unveils New Compact 400 Series Engine

Perkins has launched its new 404F-E22TA, an engine designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emissions standards. The launch of this compact, four-cylinder model heralds a new era for the 400 Series range, as it is the first time that common rail direct injection and full authority electronics feature on an engine of this size.

The new turbocharged aftercooled 2.2 liter model should be of particular interest to compact equipment manufacturers, especially for construction applications.

Read More

Tags
Industry News

Dayle Wetherell Named Mack Regional Vice President, Canada Region

Mack Trucks recently named Dayle Wetherell regional vice president of Canada.
Mack Trucks recently named Dayle Wetherell regional vice president of Canada.

Mack Trucks named Dayle Wetherell its new regional vice president of Canada effective Jan. 1, 2015. In this role, Wetherell will be responsible for driving sales and increasing market share and profitability in Canada.

“Mack is pleased to welcome Dayle to the team,” said Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. “Dayle’s leadership experience, along with his strong industry and business development background, will prove invaluable to Mack and our Canadian customers.”

Read More

Tags
Engines and Powertrains

Eaton Expands UltraShift PLUS Automated Transmission Coverage

Power management company Eaton has increased the functionality in its lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with enhancements that allow for compatibility with 2-speed axles. Geared primarily to increase the appeal of UltraShift PLUS among vocational customers, especially dump and heavy haul fleets, the new compatibility provides a cost-saving alternative to torque converter automatic transmissions.

The new features include enhanced gear reduction capabilities to maximize on/off road capabilities. In addition, the option allows for the elimination of gear boxes that are typically installed behind an automatic design. The result is lower overall vehicle cost, excellent performance and less driveline complexity that typically brings about reduced servicing and maintenance costs.

Read More

Tags
Utility Vehicles

PLM Introduces the Newest Custom Carrier Solution – The PANTHER T12

PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) has announced a new custom equipment solution to the pipeline industry - PANTHER T12 by PRINOTH. As the latest innovation in a low ground pressure carrier crawler, the PANTHER T12 operates in off-road and various weather conditions offering exceptional performance and versatility.

The PANTHER T12 combines the proven capabilities of the Cat C7.1 ACERT engine model with the industry expertise in off-road vehicles by PRINOTH.

Read More

Tags
Aggregates Equipment

Superior’s Aggre-Dry Dewatering Washer Saves Valuable Material From Waste Pond

Superior Industries, Inc., a major U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of material handling systems and their related components, says its washing fines recovery system was granted patent protection from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

This exclusive technology, manufactured into the company’s Aggre-Dry Dewatering Washer, reroutes minus 25mm material fines from an onboard dewatering screen back to the integrated sand screw. Traditionally, the company says, these fines are lost to waste ponds, but the recovery system processes this material to the saleable stockpile. Depending on production rates, the extra material can add tens of thousands of dollars to sand producer’s bottom line.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Terex AWP Introduces New AL5 Vertical Mast Light Tower

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of Terex Corporation, has introduced the new Terex AL5 light tower with optional vertical mast. With its field-proven AL5 light tower chassis and simpler, faster mast deployment, the new vertical mast light tower provides accurate positioning and durable performance for a safer alternative on the jobsite.

Providing 350 degree rotation, the new light tower offers ease of access. Users can rotate the mast’s four quick disconnect lights in either the raised or the stowed position. With its easy to position lights, the electric winch raises the mast providing ergonomic benefits. An electric rather than hydraulic design means there is no worry about spill containment. With one switch next to the control panel, the winch lifts and lowers the lights in 30 seconds.

Read More