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DEVELON's first wheeled mini excavator

DX100W-7 enters 25,000-pound class and reaches max travel speed of 24 mph

A wheeled mini excavator dumps out a bucket of gravel
A DEVELON DX100W-7 wheeled mini excavator DEVELON

DEVELON's new DX100W-7 wheeled mini excavator is designed for easy navigation of congested urban job sites. The new excavator can travel up to 24 mph, and DEVELON says it has designed the cabin to maximize visibility and reduce noise to give operators a comfortable working environment.

"The new DX100W-7 is the first mini wheel excavator from DEVELON in North America and helps our customers take on confined job sites where space is limited," says Andy Jeong, mini excavator product manager and compact engineer at DEVELON. "It has several features and technologies for excellent performance, efficiency, and high-end comfort. We're excited to continue to expand our compact equipment line, which now includes the DX100W-7 and DX17Z-7 mini excavators and, in July, the DTL35 compact track loader."

Multiple steering, power, and work modes fine-tune performance

The DX100W-7 utilizes steering, power, and work modes to help operators customize their performance to move and work within confined spaces. The three steering modes include:

  • 2-wheel: Provides ideal agility and handling while also delivering increased fuel economy.
  • 4-wheel crab: Offers maneuverability in tight spaces without needing to reposition the entire machine.
  • 4-wheel round: Gives a tighter turning radius and increased traction and control on tough terrain.

An articulated boom and boom swing also help in tight spaces. The reinforced articulated boom utilizes an additional pivot point, increasing the working range, lifting capacity, and digging force.

The DX100W-7 has a 1.35-ton counterweight for improved digging and lifting performance. It also features a large hydraulic capacity to hoist and maneuver heavy loads while minimizing fuel consumption.

Operators can choose from four work modes and four power modes to customize power and performance to the task at hand.

  • Work modes: 1-way mode, 2-way mode, digging mode, and lifting mode
  • Power modes: power+ mode, power mode, standard mode, and economy mode

The standard 1-way/2-way switch lever provides hydraulic flow that is activated through the joystick, not the pedal. One-way hydraulic flow is ideal when using hydraulic breaker and plate compactor attachments, whereas two-way hydraulic flow is best when using hydraulic thumbs (clamps), rippers, and grapples.

Big reach in a compact footprint

The DX100W-7 is ideal for tight spaces along roadways and in urban environments. Operators don't have to close a second lane of traffic when working.

The machine is equipped with a large boom that allows the wheeled mini excavator to reach farther and access hard-to-reach areas. It also helps operators achieve greater digging depth and height so they can tackle deeper excavation projects or reach higher elevations when loading or dumping materials.

In addition, the wheeled mini excavator has a standard hydrostatic system that uses hydraulic fluid to enable responsive operation for better control. By transferring power directly from the engine to the excavator wheels, the system provides high torque even at low speeds.

DEVELON prioritizes cabin comfort

The DX100W-7 wheeled mini excavator features a large cabin that helps reduce outside noise, absorb vibrations, and provide all-around visibility. The full-length glass door offers easy entry and exit as well as visibility from inside the cab. 

A fully adjustable heated air-suspension seat and heat and air conditioning are standard. Operators can adjust the telescoping tilt steering to customize their working position.

A selectable control pattern switch gives operators the ability to change between ISO and BHL or "backhoe" patterns, depending on their preference. The pattern change valve is located beneath the floor cover.

Undercarriage designed for safe perfomance on a variety of terrains

Operators can work safely with a parallel dozer blade and independent rear outriggers. The dozer blade helps pull, push, and mix materials while the rear outriggers add stability and minimize damage to surfaces like asphalt.

Double tires come standard, providing increased traction and agility on rough terrain. By distributing weight across multiple tires, the machine minimizes soil compaction while increasing performance on a wide range of terrains, including grass, gravel, and asphalt. 

Safety and maintenance features keep operators aware and productive

The DX100W-7 comes standard with a high-illumination LED light system, including one additional working lamp. Also standard is the around view monitor (AVM) camera system with a 270-degree view, equipped with ultrasonic sensors. The sensors alert operators of nearby objects as they back up the machine.

A standard overload warning device protects the machine against excessive wear and tear. It warns operators when the excavator is approaching or exceeding its maximum load capacity or safe operating limits.

The DX100W-7 provides operators with easy access to maintenance points and service procedures. All filters are easily accessible from ground level.

MY DEVELON fleet management, a digital platform for managing construction equipment, comes standard on the new machine. The equipment diagnostic tool monitors the health, location, and productivity of DEVELON equipment from a mobile app and website.

The DX100W-7 is now available for order at DEVELON dealers. 

Company info

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


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