- Buyer's guide
Wheel Loaders: Equipment Spotlight
Wheel loaders from John Deere, Doosan, New Holland, CASE,
Volvo Construction Equipment and Caterpillar.
The 229-hp 644K Hybrid Wheel Loader is for value-driven customers looking to lower owning and operating costs. The 644K Hybrid utilizes two sources of energy: diesel and electric. The hybrid loader captures regenerated energy as it is being created and uses it to power the machine. 800.503.3373, deere.com
The Doosan DL200-3 wheel loader is ideally sized to handle loading and transporting sand and gravel, snow and storm debris. The DL200-3 has a breakout force of 22,230 pounds with a standard 2.6-cubic-yard bucket and a dump height of 9 feet 6 inches. All routine maintenance can be performed at ground level and a new roomy cab provides operators outstanding visibility and low cabin sound levels.
The B Series compact wheel loaders pay their way on the jobsite with outstanding performance in a compact, maneuverable machine. These machines feature a standard hydraulic quick coupler that is compatible with all skid steer loader attachments, a boom design that provides outstanding visibility and breakout force, and high-speed options for travel up to 21.7 miles per hour. The W50B TC features a 54-hp engine, a 1.05-yd3 bucket and an operating weight of 10,173 pounds. The W80B TC features an 82-hp engine, a 1.44-yd3 bucket and an operating weight of 12,544 pounds. 262.636.6011, newholland.com
The 721F wheel loader from CASE offers best-in-class horsepower and up to a 10 percent increase in fuel economy compared to previous models. The machine is powered by a Tier 4 Interim selective catalytic reduction (SCR) engine that optimizes engine output for wheel loader applications. Productivity is maximized by powerful and fast hydraulics, and four power modes (economy, standard, max and auto) give operators flexibility in matching machine output to job conditions. 262.636.6011, casece.com