Doosan and Trimble launch factory-installed machine control solution for crawler excavators
Trimble and Doosan Infracore North America have announced that Doosan will offer the Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Excavators as an optional factory-installed machine control solution for the North American market.
Trimble Earthworks is a grade control solution designed to make grading more accurate, faster and easier in a range of applications, including residential and commercial sites, trenches, embankments, ditches and finished slope work.
Doosan will offer a 2D machine control factory-installed option that includes a 10-inch Android tablet display running the Trimble Earthworks software application. This option includes rugged Trimble hardware, designed and tested for the harsh conditions found on construction sites.
With Trimble Earthworks, contractors can now take advantage of integrated 2D grade control with automatics for Doosan excavators, allowing operators to create smooth, flat or sloped surfaces more easily.
When the excavator is placed in Autos mode, the operator controls the stick, and Trimble Earthworks controls the boom and bucket to stay on grade, reducing overcut and increasing production. By automating excavator operation, Trimble Earthworks allows operators to achieve grade consistently, with high accuracy and in less time.