Tag: hydraulic system

A hydraulic drive system is a drive or transmission system that uses pressurized hydraulic fluid to power hydraulic machinery. The term hydrostatic refers to the transfer of energy from flow and pressure, not from the kinetic energy of the flow.

ASV Offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader

ASV Offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (March 21, 2017) — ASV LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skidsteers, offers the Posi-Track RT-30 compact track loader as a heavy-duty commercial machine in a small package. The radial lift loader is the industry’s smallest sit-on model yet features the same productivity-enhancing

Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

Carrying the Load

Carrying the Load

From compact wheel dumpers to heavy-duty dump trucks, grading and excavation contractors have choices to move earth in vehicles that feature more efficiencies and innovations than ever before. Bell Trucks America’s B60E is powered by the OM473 577 horsepower Mercedes engine, with a rated payload of 121,254 pounds and a load capacity of 45.8 cubic yards.

Scraper Versatility

Scraper Versatility

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

Big Excavators, Big Tech

Big Excavators, Big Tech

Since the mid-1950s, the Highway Trust Fund has been financing road construction and surface transportation projects, both new construction, and expansion and refurbishment of our aging highway infrastructure, its coffers filled by a federal fuel tax and other monetary transfers. The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 established the Highway

The Right Size for the Job

The Right Size for the Job

People often boast of the size, horsepower, and strength of the equipment they own and use. However, for many erosion control jobs, the right choice is compact equipment that has a smaller footprint. Compact excavators, track loaders, and skid steers are the best option for projects in limited space or

The Elements of Waste Transfer Operations

The Elements of Waste Transfer Operations

Transfer trailers exist because of transfer stations. Transfer trailer trucks financially justify the building and operating of transfer stations, since their larger capacities achieve the necessary economies of scale that minimize the overall costs of over land bulk transport. Common sense and accounting show that it is less expensive to

Terramac® Announces Plans to Exhibit at CONEXPO 2017

Terramac® Announces Plans to Exhibit at CONEXPO 2017

Elburn, IL – Terramac, a leading manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, held March 7-11, 2017 in Las Vegas.  Terramac will be showcasing three versatile crawler carrier models in booth G1716 in the Gold Lot of the Las Vegas

ASV Introduces New VT-70 Vertical Lift Compact Track Loader

ASV Introduces New VT-70 Vertical Lift Compact Track Loader

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Jan. 10, 2017) — ASV LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skidsteers, introduces the company’s first mid-frame, vertical lift compact track loader, the Posi-Track VT-70. The machine features a vertical lift loader linkage for applications requiring extended reach and level loads, such

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC650LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC650LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Rolling Meadows, Ill., — December 15, 2016 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC650LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 140,456 lbs (63710 kg) and 145,284 lbs (65900 kg), the PC650LC-11 maintains the powerful productivity and transportability of the previous model,

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