CASE Introduces New Large-Frame TR340 and TV380: The Industry’s First Tier 4 Final Compact Track Loaders with SCR Technology
CASE Construction Equipment has introduced the new TR340 and TV380 compact track loaders (CTLs): the first Tier 4 Final CTLs outfitted with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology. The TR340 rounds out the CASE lineup of large-frame CTLs, now providing customers with both a radial-lift (TR340) and vertical-lift (TV380) design to choose from in the larger footprint. This combination of size, strength and flotation is ideal in earthmoving applications that require low ground pressure/minimal ground disturbance. The new Tier 4 Final models feature best-in-class torque, breakout force and standard auxiliary hydraulic flow, as well as the industry’s widest cab with best-in-class 360-degree visibility.
The CASE SCR solution is provided by Fiat Powertrain Technologies (a CNH Industrial company) and has proven itself in on-road trucking, heavy earthmoving and agricultural applications. The technology is now being outfitted to benefit smaller engine ranges, including CTLs.
“The SCR solution is easy and relatively hands-off – operators who remember to top off their DEF tank while refueling will notice no other day-to-day changes,” says Warren Anderson, brand marketing manager, CASE Construction Equipment. “There is no diesel particulate filter (DPF) to maintain or replace, and SCR allows for a more efficient use of fuel as all diesel is consumed in productive effort instead of regeneration.”
The new radial-lift TR340 weighs 10,000 pounds with a rated operating capacity (ROC) of 3,400 pounds and a bucket breakout force of 8,700 pounds. The vertical-lift TV380 weighs 10,550 pounds, provides 7,510 pounds of bucket breakout force and an ROC of 3,800 pounds. Both machines are rated at 90 gross horsepower, produce 282 foot-pounds of torque and increase hydraulic flow rates (standard: 24.2 gallons-per-minute (gpm); high-flow: 37.6 gpm). The 25.5-gallon fuel tank extends runtimes and ensures that the machine works the entire day without refueling.
SCR: Easy, Efficient Tier 4 Final
SCR is an after-treatment system that lowers exhaust temperatures and does not use fuel to burn off particulate matter – great for fuel savings compared to solutions with DPFs. SCR technology is more efficient and requires less maintenance than DPFs, as it does not require filter replacement or upkeep. It also removes complexity for operators and maintenance staff by eliminating regeneration associated with DPFs.
CASE offers new heavy-duty features on each model as standard equipment. This includes a heavy-duty 950 CCA battery for consistent starts in cold weather, a more robust rear door for added protection, industry-exclusive standard front and side lighting for working all hours of the day, a block heater and an easy-access remote jump-start. These features add strength and reliability in all working conditions.
EZ-EH Controls Allow Flexibility
The TR340 and TV380 offer an EZ-EH (electro-hydraulic) setup menu with nine adjustable speed and control sensitivity settings that can be adjusted effortlessly as applications change. This allows the operator to match controls to their preference for comfort and greater productivity. A single rocker switch alternates between the CASE “H” operating pattern and ISO pattern controls for operators who are comfortable with one style or the other. New operator handles with industry-exclusive detents improve controllability and feathering by providing greater responsiveness to the actions/movement of the machine.