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DEVELON's second crawler dozer is built for fine-grading applications

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The DD130 dozer is a new addition to DEVELON's current dozer lineup. The dozer was on display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023. The DD130 dozer offers a fine-grading machine for residential and light commercial construction.

DEVELON entered the North American dozer market in 2022 with a smaller dozer size, the DD100, competing in the 140-hp and under category. The first DD100 dozers made their way to dealerships and eventually job sites in the third quarter of 2022. 

"The new DD130 dozer will build on the success of the DD100 with many of the same popular features," says Moo Young Park, engineering manager at DEVELON. "The feedback from our dealers and customers after the launch of the DD100 was very positive, and we hope to continue the momentum with the larger DD130 dozer for the North American construction industry."

Productivity of the DD130 dozer

The DD130 dozer delivers more horsepower, better tractive effort, and ideal pushing power to help operators move more material and get more done. 

The dozer utilizes a six-way variable-angle pitch blade. Users can choose from two blade options: a standard 4.6 cubic yard blade or an optional 5.5 cubic yard capacity blade. The blade moves freely to lift, tilt, and angle. Two-way mechanical adjustments can change the blade pitch to control how steeply the blade will dig into the ground. Operators can adjust the blade pitch from 52 to 58 degrees and can quickly remove materials stuck to the blade from an available blade shake button.

DEVELON dozers come standard with piping for an optional ripper attachment. The ripper attachment features a parallel linkage that helps maintain a constant angle to the ground regardless of height. The attachment can quickly break up hard materials prior to grading, and it can be used to install erosion control. A towing drawbar is also available as an attachment, allowing operators to use the dozer to tow other pieces of equipment.


The DD130 dozer offers increased visibility to the machine's blade. The front engine compartment offers a narrower design to make it easier for operators to see their work.

  • The precleaner is tucked away in the engine compartment to maximize front visibility.
  • The electronic cooling system was moved to the back of the dozer to further improve front visibility.
  • The cab's low-profile front pillars provide maximum glass area.
  • All-glass doors provide a full view of the working environment.

For further visibility and safety, a standard rearview camera provides operators with an additional view of the dozer's surroundings. The full-colour, eight-inch display shows the view of the rearview camera.

Serviceability of the DD130 dozer

The DD130 utilizes an electronically operated tilting cab that provides access to internal components. Even with the cab tilted, the dozer can be started while the machine is being diagnosed or repaired.

An in-line precleaner helps improve filter life and is integrated with the air cleaner. It's also more compact to fit in the smaller engine compartment. Self-cleaning and maintenance-free, the intake system can expel a variety of debris, including mud, snow, leaves, sawdust, and chaff.

The dozer undercarriage is designed for convenience and cost-effective maintenance. Areas of the undercarriage that naturally experience greater wear and tear are easy to access. A removable side panel provides access to an area to add grease to the undercarriage's tension system.

A telematics system is a standard feature on the DD130 dozer, making it easy for users to remotely monitor and maintain their machine. They can monitor the health, location, and productivity of the dozer. The user's dealer can also see the equipment status and notify them when it's time for service to minimize machine downtime.

Technology found in the DD130 dozer

The DD130 dozer can utilize an available 2D grading system option to make precision grading easier, even for novice operators.

Specs of the DD130 dozer

  • Horsepower (gross): 156.9 hp (117 kW)
  • Operating weight: 33,730 lb. (15,300 kg)
  • Blade height: 43.9 in. (1,115 mm)
  • Blade width: 143.9 in. (3,655 mm)
  • Blade angle: 25 degrees
  • Drawbar pull: 48,500 lb. (21,999 kg)
  • Tumbler distance: 8 ft. 11 in. (2,720 mm)
  • Travel speed, max: 5.6 mph (9 km/h)
  • Dozer cabin is ROPS/FOPS certified

Company info

2905 Shawnee Industrial Way
Suite 100
Suwanee, GA
US, 30024


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