Terramac launches 360-degree rotating crawler carrier at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
The RT7R is the company's most compact rotating unit to date
"The two biggest features that set the RT7R apart are its compact size and unique rotational functionality," says Matt Slater, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Terramac. "The RT7R is an excellent solution for jobs that are in tight spaces but don't require the payload of a larger unit. And because it is small and compact, the RT7R can be easily loaded onto a tag trailer and hauled by line trucks from jobsite to jobsite."
Built with an upper frame that rotates a full 360-degrees, the Terramac RT7R can carry and dump up to 14,000 lbs. of material at any position, even while driving. This functionality allows the RT7R to offload materials faster than a standard straight frame crawler carrier since the tracks do not need to be counter-rotated to drive another direction.
The new unit features a compact footprint of 17' 3" x 8' 1" and boasts travel speeds up to 6.7 mph, ensuring quick cycle times to keep productivity levels on track. The 24,080 lb. RT7R is powered by a 165 hp Cummins B4.5 Performance Series Tier 4 Final / EU Stage V engine, enabling it to boost jobsite productivity while remaining fuel efficient, regardless of the application.
The unit comes standard with a rollover protective structure (ROPS) and a falling object protective structure (FOPS). The RT7R is ergonomically designed with upgraded features, including a wide access door for ease of entry and exit and windows on all sides for increased visibility.
In addition, multiple access points for fluid/filter checks and easily accessible panels are provided for hassle-free maintenance. Track wear is also significantly less as the upper structure of the RT7R can rotate, which results in reduced downtime and repair expenses.