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Mecalac crawler excavators travel at skid-steer speeds

Mecalac crawler excavators travel at skid-steer speeds

The updated Mecalac MCR Series of crawler skid-excavators includes three models, the 6MCR, 8MCR and 10MCR. These versatile excavators combine the speed of a skid steer with the compact footprint and 360-degree rotation of an excavator to offer a one-machine solution that can take on the tasks of a skid-steer loader, forklift and excavator on a confined jobsite.

The new MCR Series features a hydrostatic transmission and drive motors. A dedicated pump drives the motor, allowing for twice the speed of any traditional mini excavator on the market, according to Mecalac, with each model travelling up to 6.2 mph (10 km/h).

Mecalac's three-part boom system allows operators to do more from a single position and, according to the company, provides impressive lifting capability that exceeds anything else on the market. The arm can also be tucked in, even when the bucket is full, for compact mobility and zero-turn radius. The Connect quick coupler allows operators to quickly transition between attachments, such as pallet forks or digging buckets, without leaving the cab.

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Parc des Glaisins 2 av. du Pré de Challes
FR, F-74940


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