Doosan DX170LC-5 Crawler Excavator Meets Weight Limits

Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, is expanding its crawler excavator lineup with the new DX170LC-5 excavator. The 17-metric-ton model falls below the 80,000 gross vehicle weight rating limit for simplified and less expensive transportation. This new Doosan excavator size allows for easier transportation, especially for small- to mid-size contractors who perform light excavation projects, such as digging residential basements or…

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Doosan Upgrades Crawler Excavator

The 129-net-hp Doosan DX180LC-5 crawler excavator has been added to the Tier 4-compliant lineup, featuring improved performance, operator comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability, according to the company. The model replaces the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX180LC-3 crawler excavator. A new selectable feature, Smart Power Control (SPC), consists of two systems – Variable Speed Control and Pump Torque Control –…

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Volvo Crawler Excavator Has New Features

The new EC160E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is designed with a range of new features that boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing power. Incorporating a Volvo Tier 4 Final D4 engine, the EC160E boasts an 8 percent improvement in fuel efficiency, and 5 percent improvements in tractive force and engine power compared to previous-generation models. For further efficiency, the…

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Doosan Excavator Features Improved Performance

The 184-hp Doosan DX255LC-5 crawler excavator has been added to its Tier 4-compliant lineup, featuring improved performance, operator-focused comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability. The model replaces the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX255LC-3. A new selectable feature, Smart Power Control (SPC), consists of two systems – Variable Speed Control and Pump Torque Control – that work together to improve machine…

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CASE Launches New Excavators

CASE Construction Equipment introduced five new crawler excavators to the construction trade press at a special event at its Tomahawk, Wis., test facility: the CX210D, the CX250D, the CX250D Long Reach (LR), the CX300D and the CX350D. These new models are designed to provide significant operational gains, including cycle times up to 12 percent faster, improved responsiveness and multifunctional control, and…

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Volvo Crawler Excavator Focuses on Fuel

The new Volvo EC350E crawler excavator is an exceptionally productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simple maintenance requirements in general applications, according to the company. Powered by a Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant Volvo D13 engine, the EC350E delivers powerful digging and breakout forces alongside reduced emissions and up to a 9 percent improvement in fuel…

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Liebherr Crawler Excavator For 50-Ton Class

The R 956 Crawler-Excavator from Liebherr is equipped with a Liebherr 6-cylinder diesel engine with common rail fuel injection. Among the features enabling this engine to comply with Tier 4i / stage IIIB exhaust emission standards are an external exhaust gas recirculation system and a diesel particulate filter with active regeneration. The R 956 engine was developed and manufactured by…

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