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New Terex PT-75 compact track loader – heavy-duty machine, compact package

Featuring a 4-cyclinder, turbocharged Perkins 804C-33T diesel engine, the new 71-hp Terex PT-75 compact track loader is the newest member of the Terex line of Tier 4-interim compliant compact construction equipment. Boasting a narrow machine width (70-in), the PT-75 track loader can easily maneuver and operate in confined or congested work sites, making it an ideal loader for landscapers and general contractors. Its purpose-built chassis is designed to be a heavy-duty machine within a compact package. 

Proving it has the power and productivity to get the job done, the PT-75 has 178.5 ft-lb of peak torque, a tipping load of 6,200 lb – with a 3,100 lb operating capacity at 50 percent tipping load capacity – and a lift height of 125 in. This loader is also equipped with powerful load-sensing, low-flow auxiliary hydraulics from 0-17.4 gal/min, high-flow auxiliary hydraulic capability of 30 gal/min @ 3,000 psi. This new Terex compact track loader is available with an optional two-speed hydrostatic drive system that allows operators to select low for maximum torque or high for faster travel speeds up to 10.5 mph. 

The Terex PT-75 compact track loader, which is Tier 4 compliant, comes standard with 18-in wide tracks and patented Posi-Track undercarriage technology with multiple levels of suspension that distributes the machine’s 8,972-lb operating weight down to only 3.5 psi of ground pressure. The low ground pressure prevents damage to the ground below (e.g. turf) and provides extended track life. For exceptional ride comfort and traction, this loader’s undercarriage is suspended from the chassis of the machine by torsion axles. These torsion axles are independent, so there are multiple levels of suspension points connecting the chassis to the undercarriage. This design allows the bogie wheels on the PT-75 to flex, creating a smooth ride and taking away much of the vibration and shock associated with running over rocks, curbs and other rough terrain. This model is also available with optional 20-in tracks for increased versatility to keep operators working year-round, even in wet, muddy or snowy conditions.

All Terex compact track loaders, including the new PT-75 model, utilize a proprietary all-rubber track, rather than a rigid track technology with steel embedded tracks mounted on an existing skid steer chassis. This enables Terex compact track loaders to produce greater efficiencies in operation and speed because of their lighter weight. And by utilizing composite materials rather than a steel skeleton, Terex tracks do not corrode or rust.

The new PT-75 loader is designed with front-mounted, quick-connect hydraulic fittings and an electronic connector for control of attachments, enabling it to use industry-standard attachments. This Terex loader is equipped with a comfortable operator station and pilot-operated joystick controls to reduce operation fatigue and increase production.
 

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Bobcat releases T450 Compact Track Loader

The Bobcat T450 reintroduces a compact track loader platform size that has not been available from Bobcat Company in recent years. In addition to M-Series enhancements and engine innovations, the T450 features more horsepower, higher auxiliary pressures, lower ground pressure and increased travel speed when equipped with the optional two-speed drive system.

With a width of just 56 inches when paired with a bucket, the T450 is well-suited for accessing and working in tight jobsites, often replacing tasks previously done with manual labor and tools. The machine’s rubber track undercarriage minimizes ground disturbance — just 4.7 pounds per square inch — to established surfaces for fewer repairs when a project is complete.

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New Bobcat S450 Skid-Steer Loader Features Improved Performance And A Tier 4 Non-DPF Emissions Solution

Bobcat Company has expanded its M-Series skid-steer loader lineup with the launch of the new S450, a loader that provides operators with improved comfort and performance — and is less than 5 feet wide for working in tight jobsites.

With a spacious cab, a 20 percent increase in auxiliary hydraulic pressures and a non-diesel particulate filter (non-DPF) engine, the 49-horsepower S450 replaces the K-Series S130 skid-steer loader. The Bobcat S450 is designed to serve a wide and challenging spectrum of tasks. By not requiring a DPF in the S450 engine, operators won’t spend time cleaning the filter, completing the regeneration process or replacing the filter.

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CASE Introduces New TR310 Alpha Series Compact Track Loader

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced the new Tier 4 Final TR310 Alpha Series compact track loader (CTL). The new TR310 features wider tracks (15.75 inches), a greater overall width (74.3 inches) and lower ground pressure (5.0 psi) than other medium-frame CTLs in the CASE lineup. These features provide greater power, stability and flotation for owners/operators who need that performance without upgrading to a large-frame machine.

The new TR310 weighs in at 8,800 pounds with a rated operating capacity of 3,100 pounds and a bucket breakout force of 8,680 pounds. The machine’s 74 HP, 232 foot-pounds of torque and increased hydraulic flow (standard: 24.2 gallons-per-minute (gpm); high-flow: 32.4 gpm) make it ideal for landscaping, residential construction and agricultural applications. The radial-lift arm design is ideal for digging and pushing applications, and the machine’s hinge-pin height (10 feet, 3 inches) is excellent for loading and unloading trucks. It also features a 19.5-gallon fuel tank, which extends runtimes and ensures that the machine can work the entire day without refueling.

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Ditch Witch Releases SK850 Mini Skid Steer

Ditch Witch has announced the release of the SK850, designed and engineered to be the most comfortable, most productive and most durable mini skid steer in its class. Equipped with a 37-hp (27.6-kW), Tier 4 Yanmar diesel engine, the SK850 is the most powerful of the company’s mini skid steers. The engine provides outstanding power for all machine functions and directs more power to the attachment than competitors’ models, so attachments are more productive. The SK850 accepts dozens of attachments for a wide range of utility, landscaping, plumbing, and other underground construction tasks.

The SK850’s innovative high-drive track system has bolt-on sprockets that can be interchanged—an exclusive Ditch Witch feature—to provide longer-lasting performance. The track system also has a low-maintenance track-tensioning system with a grease cylinder for easy adjustment and track removal, which helps increase track life and reduce downtime. The SK850 comes with the customer’s choice of 42-inch (107-cm) or 36-inch (91-cm) wide tracks.

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Vermeer Launches New Mini Skid Steer

Vermeer has introduced its newest mini skid steer that can handle a wide array of projects, from irrigation systems and hardscape projects to tree care removal and fiber optic installations. The S725TX fits in the middle of the product lineup and can accommodate a wide range of attachments, making it one of the most versatile machines a contractor can have.

“Vermeer is meeting the evolving needs of our customers,” said Todd Roorda, tree care and rental sales manager for Vermeer. “The markets we serve have different needs, but all desire cost-effective, high-performing and reliable equipment.”

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New Terex Generation 2 Loaders Boast More Than 100 Upgrades, Build On Popular Features

Terex introduced its new line of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders specifically designed for rental stores and contractors working in site preparation, construction, landscaping, infrastructure development and demolition applications. Based on proven designs and engineering, the new Terex Generation 2 (GEN2) loaders feature more than 100 enhancements from the previous models and are available in radial and vertical lift-path patterns with rated operating capacities (ROC) ranging from 665 to 3,600 pounds. These features combine to offer operators powerful machine productivity on every jobsite and equipment owners a high return on investment.

As part of the company’s continuous improvement methodology, many of the enhancements to the Terex GEN2 loader lines are aimed at increasing machine performance through additional ROC and loader breakout forces, while increasing durability and reliability in the field, which reduces the cost of ownership during the life of the loader.

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Cat 297D and 297D XHP Feature Innovative Design

The new Cat 297D and 297D XHP Multi Terrain Loaders feature a dual suspension undercarriage, completely new modular cab, redesigned vertical lift loader linkage with Cat Intelligent Leveling, larger engines and enhanced performance compared with C Series models. New electronic controls and the new Advanced Display enhance operator efficiency and an available industry-exclusive rearview camera enhances operator awareness. The new machines excel in applications where high power, high traction and limited ground disturbance are needed, such as residential construction, landscaping operations and snow removal work.

Rated operating capacities (50 percent of tipping load) are 4,550 and 5,000 pounds (2 063 and 2 268 kg), respectively. The new Cat C3.8 DIT engine develops respective net ratings of 95 and 106 horsepower (71 and 79 kW) and meets US EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage IIIB emission standards. The D Series models accommodate required emissions controls with no compromise in serviceability and with no interruption of work cycles.

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Gehl R Series Skid Loaders

Gehl has announced the all-new mid-frame R Series Radial-Lift Skid Loaders. These include three new models – a brand new addition to the line – the R150, with 1,500 lbs. (680 kg) capacity, the R135 (replacing the 4240E), and the R165 (replacing the 4640E Power2). These skid loaders feature an all-new operator station with an integrated digital display, new load arm design with increased visibility, Yanmar-powered Tier IV engines and several serviceability enhancements.

The R135, R150 and R165 radial-lift skid loaders fall into the mid-frame category, bringing unparalleled versatility to the jobsite. When equipped with optional counterweights, the rated operating capacities range from 1,500 lbs. (680 kg) on the R135 to 1,800 lbs. (816.5 kg) on the R165. Lift heights reach up to 119” (3023 mm) on the R165.

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Mustang R Series Skid Loaders

Mustang has announced the all-new mid-frame R Series Radial-Lift Skid Steer Loaders. These include three new models –the 1350R (replacing the 2041), the 1500R (replacing the 2044), and the 1650R (replacing the 2054). These skid loaders feature an all-new operator station with an integrated digital display, new load arm design with increased visibility, Yanmar-powered Tier IV engines and several serviceability enhancements.

The 1350R, 1500R and 1650R radial-lift skid steer loaders fall into the mid-frame category, bringing unparalleled versatility to the jobsite. When equipped with optional counterweights, the rated operating capacities range from 1,500 lbs. (680 kg) on the 1350R to 1,800 lbs. (816.5 kg) on the 1650R. Lift heights reach up to 119” (3023 mm) on the 1500R and 1650R.

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The New Terex 2nd Generation Skid Steers

Terex has introduced its new line of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders specifically designed for rental stores and contractors working in site preparation, construction, landscaping, infrastructure development and demolition applications. Based on proven designs and engineering, the new Terex Generation 2 (GEN2) loaders feature more than 100 enhancements from the previous models and are available in radial and vertical lift-path patterns with rated operating capacities (ROC) ranging from 665 – 3,600 lb. These features combine to offer operators powerful machine productivity on every jobsite and equipment owners a high return on investment.

As part of the company’s continuous improvement methodology, many of the enhancements to the Terex GEN2 loader lines are aimed at increasing machine performance through additional ROC and loader breakout forces, while increasing the machine’s durability and reliability in the field, which reduces the cost of ownership during the life of the loader. “The 100 customer-driven improvements to the GEN2 loaders demonstrate Terex’s focus on continuous improvement to our skid steer loader and compact track loader lines, as well as highlight our ongoing commitment to quality and innovation,” says Vice President and General Manager of Terex Construction Americas and Global Aftermarket, Dean Barley. “Performance and durability set Terex loaders apart from the other brands in the industry. The power, engine horsepower, bucket breakout force and axle torque of Terex GEN2 loaders contribute to these machines’ unparalleled lift capability and pushing force. These attributes combined mean that Terex GEN2 loaders are able to handle heavier loads with faster cycle times than competitive brands, enabling operators to get more work done in a day.”

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