Medium and Large Excavators: Equipment Spotlight

November 2013, Vol. 68 No. 11
KOBELCO’s SK350LC

Volvo Construction Equipment
Volvo_equip spot_excavator.jpg
The Volvo EW160D, EW180D, EW210D wheeled excavators put your productivity in the fast lane with high mobility, performance and flexibility. Excelling in a wide range of applications, the Volvo EW160D, EW180D, EW210D wheeled excavators are rubber-wheeled machines that get the job done off road or on roads. Travel between jobs is smooth and easy. Dig into a wide range of applications, including trenching, truck loading, bucket digging, lifting, pipe carrying, grading, slope work and more. In addition to rubber tires that provide less ground or pavement disturbance, the wheeled excavators deliver tremendous digging performance and attachment versatility that includes hydraulic hammers. Top features of these wheeled excavators include a Volvo D6 Tier 4 Interim engine with V-ACT technology provides high power and torque, while delivering leading fuel efficiency and low emission levels; and a spacious, ROPS-safety certified cab. 825.650.2000, volvo.com

Hitachi
Hitachi_equip spot_excavator.jpg
The Hitachi ZX350LC-5 gives operators the finesse they need for everything from placing pipe to finish work. Its HIOS III hydraulic system will help increase productivity and the spacious cab will keep your operators comfortable all day long. Features include quiet, fuel efficient IT4 diesels; generous arm force, dig force and lift capacity; fast work cycles; comfortable cabs with easy-to-operate controls; smooth and responsive hydraulics; highly-efficient cooling systems; simplified daily and periodic maintenance. 866.973.0394, hitachiconstruction.com

Case
CASE_equip spot_excavator.jpg
The CX350C improves fuel economy by as much as 15 percent, offers 5 percent faster cycle times, and provides greater power and performance compared to previous models thanks to its exclusive CASE Intelligent Hydraulic System. Featuring an operating weight of 80,000 pounds, the CX350C offers up to 6 percent more lift capacity, as well as advanced CASE technologies that optimize power and efficiency, including Boom Economy Control, Auto Economy Control, Swing Relief Control and Spool Stroke Control. 262.636.6011, casece.com