Mustang by Manitou's new small-frame compact track loader has a 1,350-pound capacity. The 1350RT features an intuitive single joystick control, Level II FOPS and has a low maintenance engine that make it ideal for jobs from the construction site to the backyard.
Cat's new C3.6 diesel engine offers lower operating costs and easy installation
Caterpillar Industrial Power Systems' new Cat C3.6 industrial diesel engine offers 134 hp (100 kW) and meets EU Stage V / U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final nonroad emission standards. It features 406 lb.-ft of torque at 1,500 rpm (550 Nm at 1,500 rpm).
With its smaller package and compact design, Caterpillar says that the C3.6 helps OEMs save significant powertrain installation costs while still providing 5 percent increase in power density and 12 percent increase in torque than its predecessor engine, the C3.4. That's because the new engine's smaller package features flexible aftertreatment solutions that provide OEMs with a simplified installation process that also reduces integration costs.
"We wanted to create an engine with customizable aftertreatment that allows OEMs to minimize installation costs while also providing maximum efficiency from the engine," said Caterpillar product marketing manager Alex Eden. "Technology features such as controllable turbocharging have made it possible to create a smaller engine with the response that would be expected from a much larger product. The torque at low speed, which is critical for machine drivability, is particularly impressive."
Customers will enjoy the benefits of lower owning and operating costs with the C3.6 thanks to an overall decrease in fluid consumption, including a 6–10 percent decrease in diesel exhaust fluid consumption when compared to the C3.4.
The C3.6 is also backed by the Cat dealer network.
"Our dealers take great pride in providing customers the solutions they require," said Brian Tomsovic, global dealer operations manager. "The dealers are dedicated to truly understanding the challenges OEMs and customers face and creating solutions that meet or exceed their expectations requires a high level of expertise."
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Caterpillar BCP division revamps customer retail experience, introduces new compact loader line and more at fall event
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The new Cat 326 excavator delivers premium performance with integrated simple-to-use technologies boosting efficiencies up to 45 percent over previous models. This 26-ton-class model delivers improved fuel savings, lower maintenance costs and improved operator comfort with all-new cab designs. The new excavator offers high reliability at a low cost-per-hour performance.
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